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Cookbook Review: The Cleaner Plate Club

Updated on May 22, 2011

throughout their lifetimes? Are you tired of struggling to encourage your kids to eat the healthy dishes that you prepare? Do you want to find simple recipes that can be prepared just as quickly and easily as so-called convenience foods that come in boxes without artificial, unhealthy ingredients? If so, The Cleaner Plate Club just might be the next cookbook that you need to read!

About The Cleaner Plate Club

Getting your kids to make healthy food choices doesn’t have to be a never-ending battle. There’s a happy balance between trying to get your kids to eat like grown-ups and serving them the high fat, preservative-filled convenience foods that they seem to want to eat that comes from learning how to prepare nutritious and healthy kid-friendly recipes that the grown-ups in your household are also likely to enjoy.

That’s exactly what you’ll learn how to do when you read The Cleaner Plate Club and start preparing the tasty recipes that you’ll learn how to make when you do. Written by Beth Bader and Ali Benjamin, both busy parents who are just as concerned as raising healthy kids as you are, The Cleaner Plate Club is the perfect cookbook for parents who want to take proactive steps toward encouraging healthy eating habits in their children.

The Cleaner Plate Club features more than 100 healthy, kid-friendly recipes that have been tested (and approved!) in the authors’ own homes. The book includes much more than just recipes. It’s packed with useful tips and expert advice that parents can use when shopping for food and making decisions about what to prepare that will appeal to their kids.

The book also includes information about shopping for, preparing and storing local, seasonal vegetables, as well as making other healthy and budget-friendly food selections that make for harmonious and healthy family dining habits. All of the recipes presented are free from additives and preservatives, so you’ll be on your way to improving your family’s dining habits as soon as you start preparing dishes from the book!

Recipe Examples from The Cleaner Plate Club

The recipes presented in The Cleaner Plate Club are easy to read and follow. Among the many great recipes in the book, you’ll find super-simple recipes for dishes like:

  • Better-Than-Takeout Egg Drop Soup
  • Chicken Scaloppini
  • Chocolate-Walnut Zucchini Bread
  • Fresh Tomatillo Salsa
  • Lemon-Herb Roast Chicken
  • Ginger-Banana-Oatmeal Pancakes
  • Golden Roasted Potatoes
  • Pumpkin Molasses Cookies
  • Sweet Potato-Parmesan “Fries”
  • Zucchini-Bacon Fritters
  • Many other delicious dishes

Acknowledgement: Thank you to Storey Publishing for providing me with a review copy of this book.


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    Eiddwen 6 years ago from Wales

    A great hub a ndthanks for sharing.

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