Parents in the Guelph Family Health Study have expressed an interest in kid-friendly and healthy recipes that they can serve to their families at home. Using crowd-sourced funding, our researchers responded to this request by creating the following cookbooks. We hope you enjoy!

Make-Ahead, Big Batch and Slow Cooker                                        Cookbook kids in the kitchen                                         Half your plate Cookbook

Make Ahead, Big Batch and Slow Cooker

Meal preparation can be especially difficult during the winter when the days are shorter and it’s cold outside. These recipe ideas will help make meal time easier during the long winter months.

Family Friendly Recipes – Kids in the Kitchen

This collection of recipes was created just for kids! Getting your kids into the kitchen early can help you teach them how to choose healthy foods and is a great way to spend quality time together! Research shows that children who are involved in food preparation are more likely to try new foods. We hope you enjoy!

Fill Half Your Plate with Fruits & Vegetables

Half Your Plate is a healthy-living initiative that encourages Canadians of all ages to eat more fruits and veggies by providing simple and practical ways to add a variety of produce to every meal and snack. Have you ever thought, “I should eat more veggies, but I have no time,” or “I have no clue how to cook a squash, I’ll just stick with salad”? Then Half Your Plate was developed for you!