This book provides many healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and parties. Here is an example of a recipe from the book that is fun for the summer or a party:

Yogourt Fruitsicles


1 cup of plain yogourt
½ cup of fresh or frozen berries (blueberries or strawberries) or diced fruit (pineapple, mango or peach)
1 medium ripe banana
1 teaspoon of vanilla


1. In a blender, add all the ingredients and purée.
2. Pour the ingredients in a paper cup or popsicle tray.
3. Place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
4. Add a popsicle stick to the cup or each popsicle (if necessary).
5. Place the popsicle(s) back in the freezer for three hours.
6. Remove the paper cup or popsicle tray from the freezer.
7. Serve and enjoy.

Yields 4-6 servings.

Lunch or Dinner Option

Here is another recipe that the whole family can enjoy.  Be creative and have fun! Allow your toddler to choose their favorite vegetable toppings.

Pita Pizza


1 whole wheat pita or 6-inch thin whole wheat or multigrain crust
1½ tablespoons of tomato sauce
¼ cup of 7% MF cheese
Toppings of your choice: diced peppers, spinach, pineapple, lean ham or Yves Veggie Ground Round


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (or 400°F if using a convection oven).
2. On the pita or crust, add the tomato sauce and coat well.
3. Add the toppings of your choice and the cheese.
4. Place the pita or crust on a baking or pizza sheet.
5. Place the sheet in the oven.
6. Bake for 5-7 minutes or until the edge is golden brown (for a thicker crust, bake for 10 minutes or until edge is golden brown).
7. Remove from the oven and serve.

Yields 1 pizza.
Serves 2.
½ pita is one serving of a grain product and one serving of vegetables and fruit.