With the new school year starting Tuesday, many parents are spending at least a part of this holiday weekend wrapping up their kids' back-to-school shopping. If you have school-age children, you know the drill. New school supplies: check. New shoes and clothes: check. Maybe even a shiny new lunch box.
What about something new and exciting to pack into your kids' lunches? Delicious, wholesome lunches and snacks will pique your children's appetites and give them the energy they need to excel in school.
Treat yourself to these and other kid-friendly cookbooks available at the Newport Beach Public Library:
"Real Food for Healthy Kids: 200+ Easy, Wholesome Recipes" by Tracy Seaman and Tanya Wenman Steel: Seaman and Steel share their culinary expertise in preparing nutritious meals that are designed to please the most finicky of eaters. This indispensable resource offers child-rearing advice and practical tips on nutritional guidelines, food etiquette and essential kitchen equipment. The more than 200 recipes include carrot cake oatmeal, turkey pinwheels, harvest tomato tarts and other healthy dishes.