Your Name: Alex C., Australia
Inquiry: I just wanted to say I haven't even made any of your recipes yet but I am so excited that someone finally is being serious about what our kids like and realise most kids like sweet treats. I have looked at so many vege cookie recipes before I stumbled upon yours. Who wants to eat actual vegies shaped like a cookie? Your recipes look so yummy and I really believe they will taste as good as they look simply because they will taste normal. Your recipes are exactly what I have been looking for thank you!
Wow, all the way from down under! We have lots of love from happy readers using Sneaky Chef in Australia, in fact! Can't wait to hear what you think of my recipes - and you're correct, kids are way too clever these days to simply cut veggies into cookie shapes and call them cookies....a rose by any other name....
Pls stay in touch!!
P.S. I couldn't resist sending this quote I got from a wonderful mom (Mum, as you say!) in Australia:
“I am a mum of six children ranging from 19 to 8. My three youngest have autism.
Finding food that they would eat is hard enough but healthy food is even harder. We decided to take out a lot of the preservatives in their diet as well as getting them to eat healthier. Finding your book was a Godsend. While making up the purees, I despaired getting them to eat them. Then I stood in awe as my 9-year-old took off with the bowl that I had made the "Brainy Brownies" in and began to lick it.
I can make up food now knowing that in most things they are getting such wonderful vegetables. Putting a White and an Orange Puree into plain baked beans and watching them eating it is incredible. My son’s teacher came up to me after two weeks and asked me what I had done. She told me that my son was now working alone without needing much help and his spelling and English had improved dramatically. My 9-year-old daughter is amazing. Since starting with the purees and other things in the book, her speech has improved dramatically and she had now at least twice the amount of words. When she got out of the car the other day, and just before she ran off to school, she turned and called out. "I love you mummy." I sat and cried because that is not something she says. If I could meet Missy I would give her the hugest hug because without this book I would definitely not have the kids I have today. Thank you, thank you, thank you for giving my kids back to me.” Tina E., Australia (mum of 6)