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January 21, 2008

Simply Sneaky


Jessica Seinfeld has published a book called "Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food" available at Amazon (from where I grabbed the image clip). The premise of the book is to sneak vegetables into breakfast, lunch, dinner & dessert. I am the first to check-out creative ways of preventing scurvy so I jumped at the chance to glance through this book while at a neighbours dinner party.

While most of the simple secrets involve incorporating pureed butternut squash, zucchini and avocado to recipes I'm not completely convinced these foods would go undetected. What really stood out was the pureed cauliflower that goes into her brownie recipe. I'm just not sure of that. If anyone has tried it, I'd be interested to know how delicious cauliflower brownies could be...

While I was leafing through the book, the kids were eating raw carrots by the handful, pasta & butter and chicken. We decided (my lovely neighbour and I) that our children's' eating habits, though not entirely diverse, were admittedly healthy. Neither of us felt so compelled to try out any of the secret recipes of Jerry's wife.

We agreed this point over my egg-less buttermilk chocolate cake. And it was delicious!

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1 Comments:

At January 22, 2008 at 8:19 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are you "simply sore" (see Simply Sneaky Jan 21/08) because Jessica Seinfeld
got her veggie-included recipes published in a book while your's showed up
merely in a blog entry (see Three Cheers for Dirty Little Secrets Jan
11/08)?

--Parent Club comment -- note to self - next time marry a famous comedian and I'll be closer to my publishing goal!

 

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