Saturday, February 12, 2011

February 9 "The Sneaky Chef" Breakfast Ice Cream

We have a couple of the books like The Sneaky Chef. I know there are many out there who completely disagree with hiding good food in tasty food. I have to say that I (mostly) agree with them. But then again, I don't. Here are a few of my arguments:

  1. We don't hide, we add. Audrey helps and therefor sees it all
  2. Plenty of adults add nutritious ingredients to smoothies or drink energy supplements
  3. A number of foods we eat have healthy stuff already added like vegetable pasta sauce
  4. Many of the bakers I know use applesauce in place of some, or all, of the fat while baking
These are just a few. You can see how I do and don't like hiding foods and yet I (sort of) do it when cooking with Audrey. She loves her Pink Pancakes but does not realize the pureed beets added for the pink color are a food she has not liked in the past. On the other hand we made Lily Pad Pancakes recently and she added all of the peas to the blender to make the batter. She knows what peas are. We made Zucchini Cupcakes and she was able to correctly identify the zucchini in the fridge. I could go on but you get the point.

Audrey first made Breakfast Ice Cream last summer when it was very warm. She loves that I let her make a treat for breakfast. It was one of the first recipes we tried from The Sneaky Chef and I must say we were sold after that. Try it next time you want a decadent ice cream treat.

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