Cooking With Your Children (cont.)
Yield: 4 servings
Per serving: 146 calories, 3.5 g protein, 19.5 g carbohydrate, 6.4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1.5 g fiber, 181 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 39%.
Egg Mock-Muffin Sandwich
Journal as: 2 slices bread + 1 egg alone without added fat + 1 ounce low-fat cheese
This recipe is best for pre-teens and up (aged 10 and older), but younger kids could whisk the egg mixture and help toast the muffins in a toaster.
2 English muffins, toasted
Yield: 2 sandwiches
Per sandwich: 283 calories, 22 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 9 g fat, 3.9 g saturated fat, 2 g fiber, 808 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 30%.
Published June 2, 2005
SOURCES: Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 105, No. 5, 2005. Circulation, 111: 1999-2012, 2005. Family Matters: Substance Abuse and The American Family, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, March 2005. Overweight in Children and Adolescents, the American Heart Association. Ross B. Brower, MD, deputy medical director, Adolescent Development Program, Weill Cornell Medical Center. Susan Moores, MS, RD, spokeswoman, American Dietetic Association.
Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the author of 25 books, including Someone's in the Kitchen with Mommy.
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