Review: 201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids
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Nov 14 2013

Review: 201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids

We all know that getting kids to eat a healthy variety of foods is not easy.  In fact, sometimes the only way to get fruits and veggies into kids is to disguise the foods or sneak them into something where they have a chance of going undetected.  Gluten-free kids are no different.  Not only do we as parents have to try to get them to eat their veggies, but we have to keep them free of gluten, too.  This may be even harder if your child is a little older and new to the gluten-free diet, as they may focus on what they are missing out on.  Carrie S. Forbes, creator of Ginger Lemon Girl, has a brand new cookbook out that is sure to help with the challenge!

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More about the cookbook:

Flavorful, gluten-free meals that will leave kids begging for more!

From breakfast staples like Honey and Cinnamon Oatmeal to tasty treats like Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies, this book transforms kids’ favorite foods into nutritious dishes they can eat. Best of all, the entire family will enjoy digging into these gluten-free meals with delicious recipes, like:

• Streusel-Topped Blueberry Muffins
• Creamy Chicken Pot Pie
• Zesty Mexican Pizza
• Apple Berry Fruit Leather
• Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Complete with simple instructions, cooking substitutions, and beautiful 4-color photographs, 201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids will show parents that they don’t need to eliminate their child’s favorite foods or spend all day reading labels in order to raise a happy and gluten-free kid.

I have always enjoyed reading Ginger Lemon Girl, so when I heard that Carrie wrote 201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids, I jumped at the chance to read and review it.  I love how Carrie incorporates the use of baby food purees in some of her recipes to add a boost of nutrition and the kids will never know!  The Secret Beef Burgers are phenomenal and even my picky family had no idea that I made dinner just a little bit healthier that night.  Shh…don’t tell them! 

201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids can be purchased via pre-order on (November 18, 2013 release date) or immediately if you want the Kindle edition.

Do you have picky gluten-free eaters?  How do you get them to eat healthy?

*This book was sent to me free of charge for review purposes.  The thoughts and opinions shared here are mine and have not been influenced by anyone or anything.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!


  1. Ambee J says:

    Great idea for a cookbook. Our family has been gluten free for three years. We go some great ideas from and I look forward to getting your cookbook to add even more recipes

  2. Ambee J says:

    Great idea for a cookbook. Our family has been gluten free for three years. We go some great ideas from and I look forward to getting your cookbook to add even more recipes

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