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Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan, Founding Editor of Apartment Therapy’s TheKitchn.com, and author of GOOD FOOD TO SHARE
"What I love about Kelsey's approach to cooking is that she doesn't use her role as a parent as an excuse to compromise the quality or frequency of her cooking. As mothers, Kelsey and I agree that cooking for a family should inspire rather than limit possibilities in the kitchen. In The Naptime Chef, Kelsey takes her favorite recipes, from Four-Bean Chili Mole to Black Bottom Peanut Butter Pie, and tweaks them so that they can be prepared while the baby naps. Baby or not, this book will help anyone who thinks they're too busy to cook to absolutely flourish in the kitchen."
"Great for new parents."
NY Family Magazine
“a boon for parents”
Gluten is My Bitch blog
“The Gen X Martha Stewart has a whole book full of delicious, and easy (she makes them during her daughter’s naptime—get it?) recipes that make you feel happy inside.”
"Naptime for baby is often naptime for exhausted parents as well. They may want to reconsider how that time is spent with this smart book. Every one of Banfield's recipes comes with a "Naptime stopwatch" telling you how much time you need to prepare the dish and cook it while your child is sleeping. Founder and editor of The Naptime Chef (thenaptimechef.com), this mom from Fairfield, Conn., proves that you don't have to give up great home cooking after the baby arrives, just shift strategies to keep the flavor but be more efficient."
Kelsey Banfield is the founder and editor of TheNaptimeChef.com, and producer of The Naptime Chef Cooking Show, found online. She writes for various other publications including Babble and New York Family Magazine’s Yummy Delicious blog. She lives in Southern Connecticut with her husband and her daughter, who still takes afternoon naps.
Found these recipes more trouble than they're worth. Not much flavor in anything. Disappointed.Published 14 months ago by Tori Kelley, Ph.D.
I bought this for my daughter who has 2 small children. I found that I really enjoyed the recipes, but they were NOT simple enough for a busy mom. Read morePublished 22 months ago by event rider
Even though I am a grandma, and should be the one napping, I found this book interesting, with alot of really good recipies to boot. I am very happy with this purchase.Published 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
I sent this to a friend with diabetes. She requested it. She saw Kelsey Banfield on TV and thought it a good choice.Published 24 months ago by Barb G
I found very few of these recipes sparked my desire to try them out. I made one recipe that sounded good and was fabulous.Published on October 3, 2013 by Jeannie
The recipes I've tried so far have been very tasty but not very healthy. Also, very time consuming. Not so nap friendly.Published on September 21, 2013 by AT
I've only had it a few weeks, but I've used many recipes already! I like the plan ahead tips bestPublished on February 21, 2013 by Jessica Deters
What inspiration for a busy wife or mother! These pages are filled with dozens of creative recipes certain to please your family. Read morePublished on February 9, 2013 by Ann B. Keller