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In this hardcover, spiral-bound volume, Mr. Food provides moms with ideas for delicious meals combined with timesaving tips and helpful hints to make it easy to being the family together at mealtimes--plus a sprinkling of inspirational stories to warm their hearts as they cook and eat. Color photos throughout.
Jack Canfield was an inner-city school teacher before he became a best-selling author. Beginning in 1967, he taught high school in Massachusetts and the Midwest before returning to graduate school for a degree in psychology. His experiences with students who badly needed an increase of self-esteem led to his concept for a book of motivational stories. The manuscript for CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL (co-written with a friend, Mark Victor Hansen) was rejected by 123 publishers until the authors finally found a small press that would take a chance. The rest is self-help history: as of 2003, over 80 million copies had been sold, and the book had generated innumerable spinoffs. Canfield, who admits that he got a C in his college composition course, has written several other books, including 100 WAYS TO ENHANCE SELF-CONCEPT IN THE CLASSROOM. He is also a therapist who practiced for many years in Amherst, Massachusetts, but gradually his job description evolved into a more public role, and he became a heavily-booked speaker on self-esteem and recovery issues. He is also the founder of Self-Esteem Seminars, located in Santa Barbara, California.
From the Publisher
Busy Moms, Here's the Next Best Thing to Having a Personal Chef Do you find yourself scrambling to pull together a healthy meal at the end of a hectic day, let alone a meal that doesn't come in a take-out container? Are you looking for some deliciously simple recipes to add to your family's favorites? Look no further: Help has arrived come mealtime!Mr. Food is famous for his quick-and-easy approach to cooking. Here, he has assembled a comprehensive collection of his field-tested family favorites for moms who have little time or energy to spare. You'll find: Recipes for snacks that kids won't trade and side dishes that don't come from a can Take-along breakfasts that are tasty and nutritious Tips to get kids involved in meal planning and preparation Fancy guest-worthy dinners that don't require elaborate ingredientsYou'll also find heartwarming Chicken Soup stories from other moms that underscore the importance of sharing time with loved ones, enjoying good food and building family traditions. With resourceful kitchen hints for stretching your budget and using leftovers, you can bring your family to the table with meals that everyone will enjoy. This is one cookbook you won't want to be without.