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The Super Crew’s Breakfast Cookbook for Kids, 50 Tasty Recipes + 100 Fun Nutrition Activities Press Release

Breakfast Cookbook for Kids, 50 tasty recipes + 50 fun nutrition activities


The Cookbook That Will Have Your Kids Eating Fruits and Vegetables for Breakfast

Pasadena, CA, September 23, 2020 – Registered Dietitian Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE has a twenty-year track record of getting even the pickiest of kids to eat fruits and vegetables, and in her new cookbook, she shares all of her best tips and tricks. The Super Crew’s Breakfast Cookbook for Kids: 50 Tasty Recipes + 100 Fun Nutrition Activities uses the well-known characters from Melissa’s website to connect with kids and parents alike, making healthy eating entertaining and engaging. The cookbook is currently available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble (with free shipping), $24.95.

The Super Crew’s Breakfast Cookbook is a perfect tool for parents, teachers, and health educators. The relatable characters help kids explore how the nutrients in colorful fruits and vegetables give us superpowers.

Included in the book:

  • 50 tasty, kid-friendly recipes with pictures and allergen identifiers for gluten-free, nut-free, and peanut-free meals
  • 100 kids’ nutrition-focused fun activities starring the Super Crew that highlight the benefits of plant-based foods including:
    • Drawing and coloring activities that feature different colored foods and food facts
    • Word and math riddles, word searches, garden activities, and more
  • Goal setting and motivational action steps
  • Tips for getting your kids to try and enjoy new foods

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“The Super Crew is back, and we are so excited! Our kids absolutely love Super Baby Abigail and her Super Crew. The Super Crew books have always been a hit in our pediatric and family private practice here in Texas. This cookbook is so interactive, children can identify with the diverse characters, and it really gives families so much to do in developing a child’s relationship with food. It’s a cookbook all families with young children should have in their kitchen.”

–Angela Lemond, RDN, Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, CEO of Lemond Nutrition

“If you’re looking for ways to get your child to really learn about nutrition, this book has it all! Written with creativity and practicality, parents can use delicious breakfast recipes and nutrition-focused activities to help their kids learn about food, nutrition, and health. This is a great tool to keep in your kitchen and in the classroom!”

– Jill Castle, MS, RDN, Childhood Nutrition Expert and author of Try New Food, Eat Like a Champion and co-author of Fearless Feeding

“The Super Crew is here to rescue breakfast! This book is packed with delicious kid-friendly recipes and creative food and nutrition activities, and children and adults alike will love getting to know each member of the Super Crew. Melissa Halas is a talented dietitian who has a tremendous knack for bringing nutrition alive for kids! This book is a must-have for families, educators, caregivers, and anyone who works with kids.”

– Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, author of How to Teach Nutrition to Kids and Nutrition Fun with Brocc and Roll

About the Author:

Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 20 years of diverse experience in nutrition education, nutrition counseling, curriculum development, clinical care, clinical trials, media, and writing. She just released 3 new books that target both children and adults. For 18 years she taught functional foods, sports nutrition, and other courses, which developed her love for more than one specialty while offering a rewarding and diverse career in nutrition. Melissa is the current media representative for the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the parent nutrition expert for the’s online magazine, and a past panel expert on Childhood Obesity for TedMed. When she’s not working, she’s enjoying an active lifestyle which includes her favorite fitness activity, hiking. She provides sports nutrition counseling through Melissa’s Healthy Living, is the founder of SuperKids Nutrition, and currently lives in Pasadena, CA.

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