Creative Recipes for Everyday LunchesAuthor Marie Breton & Isabelle Emond ISBN 9781550419719 Binding Trade Paper Publisher Fitzhenry & Whiteside Publication Date June 07, 2006 Size 229 x 216 mm
With close to 100 recipes for soups and stews, sandwiches, salads, breads, pizzas, dips, condiments, sauces and desserts, nutritionists Marie Breton and Isabelle Emond invite you to turn your lunch into a very special time for you, for your children, for every member of your family.
And whether it's lunch for school, for the office or a holiday weekend at home, the recipes in this Lunch Box are not only creative, practical and economical, but delicious and nutritious as well.
An added feature of this unique cookbook are special chapters in which the authors provide useful tips on nutrition and staples, as well as a four week menu to help you plan the weeks ahead and avoid routine.
Lunch Box: Creative Recipes for Everyday Lunches is lavishly illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings throughout.
"While the book is not strictly geared for children's lunches, many of the recipes have kid written all over them - like a tortilla wrap stuffed with cream cheese and tuna; Kiddies Confetti Rice, an egg and rice custard that can be made in individual ramekins; and hummus, perfect for dipping raw vegetables. The shepherd's pie recipe, a family favourite with Emond that can easily be packed for lunch the next day, has brought her rave reviews from parents and children."
— CM Magazine
"Lunch Box: Creative Recipes for Everyday Lunches is filled with everything you could ever wish to know about how to make lunch. The authors are dieticians based in Quebec and take a rather French flair to packed lunched. When it was first published in 2001, Lunch Box won Cuisine Canada's Gold Trophy for best French-language cookbook in Canada. It has just been translated into English and, unfortunately, the translations are a bit rough in spots. But that doesn't detract from the impressive content."
— The Record (Sherbrooke, QC)
"Can you bear to gulp down another lunch-meat-on-white-bread meal with a chips and a cold apple as chaser? You won't have to when you pickup a copy of "Lunch Box" by dieticians Marie Breton and Isabelle Emond. You'll find recipes and ideas that will make you excited about lunch hour again. . . Before you plan on tired old leftovers for your lunch this week or if you had thoughts of skipping lunch altogether, pick up a copy of "Lunch Box" and get excited about brown-bagging it again. If you're busy, always on the go, or just plain hungry, you're going to eat this book up."
— Kootenay News Advertiser
"Don't let the functional appearance of this book turn you towards flashier yet less solid cookbooks. Lunch Box has all the information you ever wanted about how to prepare and enjoy healthy, quick, homemade lunches. Once you taste the delicious dishes you can make, you'll never go back to cafeteria food again."
— YA Books Central
"If you give your teen Lunch Box: Creative Recipes for Everyday Lunches by Marie Breton and Isabelle Emond, you may find yourself borrowing it back."
— Hampton Union, NH
"Lunch Box has something for everyone. Whether you're packing lunches for yourself, a youngster heading off to kindergarten, a picky teenager, or an adult with a busy day, you'll find recipes here."
— The Chronicle Journal