Re-review of Deceptively Delicious...
A few weeks ago, I reviewed Jessica Seinfeld's cookbook Deceptively Delicious. (No, I was not paid for the post, would love to be...but no) I have read much about this book on the blogosphere, and I have seen much about it on the news. Let me reiterate...I love this book. The recipes are not only easy to follow, but quite yummy. I'd say I use something from her book 3-4 times a week. Now, here is where I want to clarify...I don't not serve fresh veggies with the dishes. This book is not a way to replace veggies in yours or your child's diet. I don't know if I made that point clear in my first review. The deal here is that if I am going to serve mac-n-cheese, I'll choose the healthier one from this book over Kraft. I still serve broccoli on the side, when Miss Peach picks at the broc. and won't eat it, at least I know she got some cauliflower in the mac., or carrots in the pasta sauce, or spinach in the brownies (yes spinach...it's very good, I promise). All of these recipes are a healthier version of things that I would serve anyway. I am so happy to have this option. For the record...I highly recommend her version of rice crispy squares. I brought them to a playgroup and they were a huge hit with both kiddos and adults! They have no high fructose corn syrup (the devil) in them, they do have flax seed meal (so good for you, omega 3). Long story short, it's not replacing fresh veggies, it's just a healthier way to serve old favs. That definitely works for me!