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This book provides easy to follow instructions on how to grow seasonal plants, and also how to cook with what is growing in your garden.  It’s very kid friendly, so the whole family can get involved.

Grub tries to show us that a new type of revolution in food and the way we farm, organic, is the best for not only our bodies but also the environment.  It provides how to’s for creating affordable, easy to use organic kitchen and recipes.

Mollie Katzen brings another set of 65 recipes to life in this cookbook aimed at kids ages 8 and older. The illustrated recipes mean that kids can create delicious food without a lot of adult assistance and become creative young chefs in their own family’s kitchen!

In Just 10 Minutes the reader is provided with an abundance of recipes they can cook in under 10 minutes!

Some might say that a home cooked meal has to incorporate many ingredients and a lot of time, but Just 4 Things tries to dispell that myth.  In the books there is a numerous list of recipes that you only need four ingredients!

Kids Cook 1-2-3 is a cookbook designed specifically for children and all the recipes only require three ingredients!  It also includes how- to tips, professional chef advice and much more.

In Let’s Cook with Fruits and Vegetables there are many recipes that are designed to encompass WIC ingredients.  All of the recipes are simple, affordable, and delicious.  The first part of the book is in English while the second is in Spanish.

In this book you will find a wealthy of information on folklore, history, and plant knowledge.  It also contains recipes that are delicious to use the wild food which you find.

Through the Seasons not only provides lessons on what grows in certain seasons it also includes many easy kid oriented recipes.  From certain recipes for Halloween to spring rainbow sandwiches this book has it all!

An accompaniment to the Early Sprouts nutrition curriculum, this cookbook is a review of the previous book’s hands-on and sensory approach to food and includes children approved nutritious recipes for preschoolers and adults.