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Animal-Inspired Meals and Snacks for Kids, first published as Wild Eats and Adorable Treats, is full of simple, healthy recipes that kids will enjoy because all the meals resemble kids’ favorite animals. The dishes run the gamut, from breakfast delights to lunches and snacks to take to school, and of course dinner and desserts to make at home. The best part is that children will have a blast preparing and eating the dishes, shaped like different animals, such as owls, pigs, sheep, and many more.
Author Jill Mills, who has three sons of her own, incorporates fun facts about the animals throughout so kids can impress their friends with their new knowledge—in the kitchen and beyond!
Lavishly illustrated throughout, this cookbook includes recipes like Porcupine Pretzel Pear Snack, Foxy Fruit Snack, Koala Tree Treats, Gorilla Granola Cups, and more. This is an essential book for any parent struggling to get their kids to eat balanced meals!
Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
About the Author
Jill Mills is the founder of the popular blog Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons, which is packed full of fun food ideas for kids and serves as a place where it's okay to play with your food! She is a mother of three young boys who love to get crafty with her in the kitchen. She is also a regular contributor to the Kellogg's site Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com and Parade magazine's CommunityTable.com. Her work has been featured in FamilyFun magazine, and Parenting magazine.
"We love making food fun for kids and this book makes it so easy. Kids can enjoy re-creating the ideas from this book and then also get to eat what they've created. Such a great way to get them in the kitchen with you."
- Super Healthy Kids
"Make food fun and create mealtime memories with your kids. You’ll have a wild and crafty time in the kitchen with the delightful animal recipes in Jill’s book."
- Angie Dudley (Bakerella), Author of Cake Pops
"Bursting with delicious creativity and mini visual feasts, Wild Eats and Adorable Treats is a must-have for those looking to make mealtime memorable for their imaginative little ones! If you are partial to a bit of foodie fun, if you are seeking to be inspired by a wealth of delightful and ingenious food presentation techniques, or even if you’re just simply struggling for new ways to encourage healthy eating habits, may I please present to you, Jill Millsa passionate and inventive mother of three who not only sees the art in food but understands deeply the importance of nutritional balance, time-efficiency, and kid-friendly eats! Wild Eats and Adorable Treats is foodie fun, fit for the entire family."
- Katherine Sabbath, Instagram sensation, dessert creative, and international cake demonstrator