Missy Chase Lapine, “The Sneaky Chef”
“ Food is love, and I show my kids love making them fun foods that are healthy.” Missy Chase Lapine, aka “the Sneaky Chef,” has made a cottage industry out of using stealth in the service of health. Her #1 New York Times bestseller, THE SNEAKY CHEF: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Food in Kids’ Favorite Meals introduced America to her revolutionary technique of adding pureed fruits and vegetables into our favorite foods, enhancing the nutritional value without sacrificing flavor. Now with her latest book, she proves that “Sneaky” can also be “Speedy.” THE SPEEDY SNEAKY CHEF: Quick Healthy Fixes for Your Family’s Favorite Packaged Foods gives fans more than 80 all-new healthy recipes that can be prepared in a flash, from quick fixes for prepared foods, clever shortcuts, and recipes that are dense in nutrients while low in calories, fat, sodium and sugars. A regular mom of two growing daughters, Missy recognizes that busy moms sometimes need to find clever ways to use readily available ingredients to get a home-made meal on the family table.
Missy has been featured in a variety of media, including many national and local television appearances on NBC’s Today show, Fox & Friends, and iVillage; radio appearances on National Public Radio, WOR, Martha Stewart Radio, and many others. She has also contributed to many national magazines and Web sites, including Parenting, SELF, First, Family Fun, and Scholastic magazine, Education.com, ModernMom.com, HotMomsClub.com, SheKnows.com, and more. The former publisher of Eating Well magazine and the founder of a natural baby product line BabySpa, Missy has been a cooking instructor at New York’s finest culinary schools. She serves on the Children’s Advisory Council of Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York–Presbyterian, which serves food made from Sneaky Chef recipes to its lucky patients. She is a lifestyle curator on the shopping site, OpenSky. Visit Missy at www.thesneakychef.com and follow on OpenSky: http://promo.shopopensky.com/follow/sneakychef/.