Kids and Cooking All Things Trader Joe's

Our household is definitely a TJ's household. For our son, a visit to Trader Joe's is like a visit to a toy store -- he has so much fun and loves the selection of fruits and cheeses and helping us with grocery shopping is a sure-fire way to get him to help with dinner. When we heard about "Cooking with All Things Trader Joe's", we knew that this would become a family staple. Created by Deana Gunn and Wona Miniati, "Cooking with All Things Trader Joe's" features several family-friendly recipes that are easy enough for your children to help and get involved with getting lunch or dinner on the table. Family favorites like yogurt, pasta and shrimp get the royal treatment as they are transformed into so much more.

"Cooking with All Things Trader Joe's" features easy-to-follow recipes with photos and many are recipes that your child can put together themselves including the Yogurt Parfait (which features TJ's Organic Mixed Fruit Spread, Granola and yogurt) and peanutty noodles. This great book is sure to become your child's favorite cookbook. My son loves the recipe for the Greek Party Spread which features a ton of veggies, pita bread and dips -- what child doesn't love veggies with dips?

For more information visit the Cooking with Trader Joe's Web site.

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