I have found success with my 11 year old daughter with a lot of the recipes in Tosca Reno's cookbook - The Eat Clean Diet for Family & Kids. Easy to leave out or substitute for any meat in the recipes. One of my daughter's faves is Baked Ziti. She also likes a ton of the recipes in a book I purchased online about avoiding MSG - www.msgmyth.com Some of these need doctoring also, but great ideas - one of my daughter's faves here is Cornmeal Pancakes - I add a pinch of sugar or other sweetener. Her version of Boston Coolers is awesome as well - instead of ginger ale & ice cream it uses ice, ground ginger, sugar, sparkling water, & milk (we use rice milk). Yummm...
~Drea~ Week 2 Totals -8 lbs
current weight: 328.0
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I don't know where you live but if you have a Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes take them there and let them choose a teaspoon size of what ever they want to try a variety of and I'm betting they will find a number of fruits and veggies that you can build on for meals at home.
Linda from Southern California
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My kids, especially my 7 year old who wants only three foods... ice cream... bananas and Cheezits... I buy all natural ice cream and organic free trade bananas... but let's face it you can't pass off Annies Cheese crackers on a kid who loves Cheezits.... LOL! If you have had some successful meals with young kids (I'm looking for something the whole family can eat... I prefer to make only one meal for everyone) please share. (We don't eat pork or beef....)
Edited by: THATSY at: 12/25/2011 (20:39)
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