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Meet Missy

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Cooking Demonstrations

Watch Missy demonstrate how to make her delicious Creamy Parmesan Pasta, Triple Stuffed Potatoes, Brainy Brownies & Breakfast Cookies!

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Get Sneaky with a Healthy Bake Sale at Your Child's School!
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Reviews & Testimonials

One of the Best Parenting Books of the Decade! chose The Sneaky Chef as one of the best parenting books of the decade. Read the review here.


Hi Missy,
My name is Sophia and I'm a 15-year-old who loves baking. My mom just bought me The Sneaky Chef to the Rescue on Christmas Eve and I'm loving it! For your recipes, I used mashed avocado instead of butter/margarine when I wanted to make it healthier for my family. I realized that in baking, everything needs a little bit of fat, but I wanted to use healthy fats instead, so I thought of avocado. Sometimes, when the avocado is too thick, I would add a little bit of applesauce so that it can mix better with the other ingredients.

I also use applesauce to replace at least half of the oil in recipes. I know that some people might not like artificial sweeteners, but if you do then you can use those in place of sugar. I made your Light Brainy Brownies last night. I just tried them and they were the BEST! When I made the Purple Puree I accidentally put a little more spinach than I thought was required, so it didn't really have the purple color that I was looking for, but the brownies still came out chocolaty. My family still love the things that I bake for them, but they don't know about the things I put in them...yet :D

Thank you so much for telling us about the great idea of disguising tasty foods with the things we never expected to be in there! Now I have a better excuse to let my mom eat my favorite treats!
-Sophia S., New York, NY

Gina B. writes:
"I have been cooking Sneaky Chef recipes for 3 weeks now and the boys are healthier and happier and guess what?? I got on the scale this morning and I lost weight!  Who knew?  I have been trying to loose weight for 3 years. This way is more fun and not only are my boys healthier but my husband and I are healthier as well.  Thank you so much!!"  –Gina B. Happy Mother of 2 (read Missy's reply on the Blog Page)
Veggie Aversion Solved
"Dear Missy,
I wanted to thank you for your contribution to the health of my family. Both of my boys have a vegetable aversion. With The Sneaky Chef and The Sneaky Chef to the Rescue I am having so much fun sneaking veggies into their food. They've loved every recipe I've made, and I've made many. They don't detect a thing!

I've made Fridays my sneaky ingredient day. For example, today I made a froze lentil puree, white bean puree and orange puree. Now, I'm all set to go for next week!

So, thank you from the bottom of my heart for your recipes. I look forward to more in the future!

With best regards,

Michelle P.
mother of 2 boys
Seattle, Washington

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My White Bean Puree has always been a Sneaky Chef Staple as it's nutrient dense, fairly bland in taste, and mixes invisibly into both savory and sweet dishes. It takes under 2 minutes to go from can of beans to puree (I use a mini 3-cup food processor for convenience). Saves for 3 days in the fridge and 3 months in the freezer. My favorite uses are to mix in a few tablespoons into:
-tuna or chicken salad instead of mayo
-soups (instead of cream)
-mac 'n cheese
-pasta or other sauce
-taco mix or meat sauces
-muffin batter or even chocolate chip cookie batter!
Or use it "straight up" as a dip - just add a bit of olive oil, sea salt and chopped rosemary. See

Enjoy in good health!



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Sneak and Teach!
Never miss a chance to sneak and teach. Now that your family will be eating the world’s healthiest superfoods in every bite of their favorite foods, the pressure is off and you can teach good nutrition in a more relaxed environment. So go ahead and serve up that bowl of steamed spinach, straight up, and tell your kids why Popeye chose to eat spinach instead of potato chips for building strong muscles!  More >
Good health depends on a healthy diet and movement–not only exercise! That's why Sneaky Fitness makes movement fun again. Kids will be getting all the "exercise" they need without even knowing it, and parents can relax and enjoy!

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Influential mom blogger Susan Heim calls Sneaky Fitness "a valuable parenting resource." Read the complete review here.

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Watch Missy Debut on The Today Show:

What's the secret? Chef Missy fills us in: The author of The Sneaky Chef tells us great 'green' recipes your kids will love. Natalie Morales says, "It's the only way to get my son to eat his veggies."

 "Moms and dads if you're at your wit's end trying to get your kids to eat healthy... well, fret no more!  Finally, it's The Sneaky Chef books. As the mother of a very picky eater, the only way to get my son Josh to eat his veggies is to sneak it, and Missy's recipes are not only creative and delicious, they are a lifesaver for this often over-worried mom."

-Natalie Morales
Today Show host

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