Barbara's Product Reviews & Giveaways

September 28, 2012 5:51 PM

Weelicious - 140 fast, fresh, easy family recipes

[The winner of this giveaway is Trisha. Thanks to all who entered - I wish I had one for each of you! And thanks to William Morrow for sponsoring it. You may purchase Weelicious at Amazon ]


Very cool cookbook by Catherine McCord, founder of the website

Loaded with gorgeous pictures that will motivate you to try these unusually healthy but tasty recipes - all perfect for pleasing the eye and palate of adults and children. Simply brilliant strategy for getting your child used to eating good food:

Our kids can be great eaters!

After her son was born in 2007, Catherine McCord sought out resources to teach her how to prepare fresh, healthy, appealing meals for young kids--but she came up empty. With culinary school under her belt and a hungry baby to feed, Catherine started, a website that has since grown into a comprehensive offering of kid-friendly family meals.

Complete with beautiful color photos, tips and tools, lists of pantry staples, feeding plans, and more than seventy new recipes never before seen on Weelicious .com, Weelicious makes it easy to get kids eating healthy foods from their first bite. Catherine teaches parents how to turn their kids into great eaters who appreciate food and are open to exciting new flavors. With Weelicious you will:

• Stop being a short-order cook--whip up unique, delicious, and healthy recipes that everyone in your family, no matter what their age, will love.
• Inspire your kids to eat healthfully without resorting to sneaking or trickery--discover a wealth of great tips for getting kids to eat just by paying attention to how their food is prepared and presented.
• Get kids in the kitchen from day one--introduce kids to a variety of foods and include them in the cooking process to set them up for years of positive eating habits.
• Shop effectively (and make it fun)--bring your kids to the farmers' market or grocery store for a hands-on learning experience when it comes to meal planning.
• Give kids some choice--strategically allow them to have more input and control over what goes into their bodies so they can "own" their choices.

From first-food favorites such as Sweet Potato-Coconut Puree and The Teething Cookie to family-friendly Veggie Nuggets, Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese, Chicken on a Stick, Shrimp Tacos, and Cheesy Chicken Taquitos to treats like Banana Bread Cake, Raspberry-Cream Cheese Heart Tarts, and Chocolate Velvet Beet Cupcakes, these recipes are perfect for little taste buds and sophisticated adult palates alike--and best of all, every single recipe has been created with health and wholesomeness in mind.

More than just a cookbook, Weelicious is the ultimate cooking bible for families--a resource that will stand the test of time as the family grows!

You know you want this cookbook! William Morrow has set aside one for a MommyLife reader. Leave a comment for a drawing 10/12!

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That sounds like a book I need :)

Posted by: Trisha | September 28, 2012 6:56 PM

I have some weelicious grandchildren that would love these recipes!

Posted by: Tammy | September 28, 2012 9:11 PM

My picky eater lovs to help in the kitchen.

Posted by: Maureen | September 28, 2012 9:15 PM

This would make a wonderful gift for a friend who just had her third child.

Posted by: karen | September 28, 2012 9:25 PM

I'm always looking for easy and healthy recipes.

Posted by: Debbie | September 29, 2012 5:02 AM

Looks wonderful! Sign me up.

Posted by: Lily | September 29, 2012 7:38 AM

I love cookbooks!

Posted by: Sarah | September 29, 2012 8:19 AM

I would love this for our growing family!

Posted by: Alyssa | September 29, 2012 9:09 AM

My baby will be starting solids soon. This would be a great resource.

Posted by: Elizabeth | September 29, 2012 1:28 PM

My children would have a blast with this cookbook! Thanks for the chance to win.

Posted by: Sherry | September 29, 2012 3:32 PM

I like fast and healthy!

Posted by: Lisa | September 29, 2012 6:11 PM

Almost bought a healthy cookbook this morning, but $22.00 was tooooo much. This sounds even better!

Posted by: Ellen McClure | September 29, 2012 7:55 PM

I could really use this!

Posted by: Ellen | September 30, 2012 8:35 AM

This would be terrific for my daughter's growing family!

Posted by: Carol | September 30, 2012 1:52 PM

Thanks for another give-a-way!

Posted by: mm | September 30, 2012 4:51 PM

I try to quit buying cookbooks - my collection gets too large, but they are just so tempting. I would love to have this cookbook to help my kids (and me!) learn to eat better.

Posted by: Joy C | October 1, 2012 7:32 PM

My daughter is so picky--it would be nice if this would help!

Posted by: Jessi | October 2, 2012 11:08 AM

I'd love to give this to my daughter, to use with her growing young family. Thanks!

Posted by: Nana | October 2, 2012 9:17 PM

My daughter has 5 kids, loves feeding them good meals but struggles at times with those wanting special orders. This book may have some answers for that and the recipes mentioned sound so yummy!

Posted by: Jane | October 3, 2012 3:05 AM

A couple of the recipes you mentioned sound worth checking this book out!

Posted by: Karen | October 3, 2012 9:12 AM

We SO need this at my house!! Thanks!

Posted by: Joani | October 4, 2012 11:52 AM

This sounds like a book I need - dealing with dinnertime is one of my biggest struggles as a mom I'm sad to say.

Posted by: Sheila | October 4, 2012 1:32 PM

Looks nice!

Posted by: Mel | October 7, 2012 3:41 PM

Would love it! Thanks!

Posted by: Amy | October 8, 2012 2:23 AM

Late wiht the comment, but this book looks awesome!!!

Posted by: Katie Nohl | October 14, 2012 2:32 PM

This would be great! Cooking is getting harder as the kids get busier.

Posted by: Newt | October 15, 2012 11:33 AM

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