A Chef Walks Into A Cafeteria...

Healthy Family Recipes from California’s Premier School Food Company

The debut cookbook from Emily Burson, RD, Chef Brandon Neumen, and the rest of the School Nutrition Plus team, A Chef Walks Into a Cafeteria…. honors the flavor values of scratch cooking and will inspire families to cook together, with recipes actually served in the school cafeteria! The chefs from School Nutrition Plus share the keys to creating meals both adults and children will enjoy and can make together. With 75 simple homemade recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options; smart cooking tips and ingredient swaps, you’ll be whipping up healthy and delicious family recipes in no time!

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What an inspiration! Emily and Brandon fuel their passion for good, home-made food into the creation of this book. A Chef Walks Into A Cafeteria… essentially underscores the basic tenant that every kid and every family wants and deserves healthful, delicious food filled with love (and vegetables).

Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian, author, editor, blogger, plant-based nutrition expert, and mom

In A Chef Walks Into A Cafeteria..., Emily Burson and Brandon Neumen bring the same passion, intelligence and heart to the page that they've brought to thousands of children through their inspiring school meal program. Now parents can make the same from-scratch, whole food meals at home that their children are getting at school. The recipes are family-friendly, doable, and most of all, delicious.

Katie Morford, MS, RD, voice behind Mom's Kitchen Handbook, author, writer, and mother of 3

Wholesome food is a cornerstone of supporting a child’s growth, education and overall well-being. Emily and Brandon’s program is so innovative and I love that they’re introducing young eaters to ingredients like tomatillos, lentils and watercress. The recipes look amazing -- I can’t wait to try the Chicken Street Taco recipe with my own kids!

Frances Largeman-Roth, RDN, nutrition expert, author of Eating in Color and mom of 3

Introducing children to fresh, wholesome, nutritious food is not only crucial for their growth and development, it also helps establish healthy eating habits for life. Driven by a passion for providing children with nutritionally dense meals that taste great, Emily and Brandon have written a wonderful cookbook that will hopefully advance the conversation about how to make healthy foods more accessible in all schools across the country.  From Chicken Chow Mein to Turkey Meatloaf Muffins to Enchilada Casserole, the recipes are fresh, diverse and mouthwatering! Get your aprons on and get cooking!

Dr. Sonali Ruder, creator of The Foodie Physician website, author of Natural Baby Food, and mom

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