Let's Cook!, Revised Edition

Let's Cook!, Revised Edition

55 Quick and Easy Recipes for People with Intellectual Disability

Elizabeth D. Riesz, Anne Kissack


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Prepare your own healthy meals with success!

In Let’s Cook! you’ll learn how to cook simple and nutritious meals—with recipes using all the MyPlate food groups. Gain confidence in the kitchen and build self-worth! Designed by and for adults with intellectual disability, Let’s Cook! promotes and reinforces life skills for independent living.

Let’s Cook! can help you:

  • Create healthy meals.
  • Control carbs, calories, and salt.
  • Follow food and kitchen safety.
  • Eat well, today and every day!
Inside Let’s Cook! you’ll find:
  • More than 50 healthy “I can cook” recipes in large print are written at an early elementary reading level.
  • An easy-to-follow recipe style sets forth What I Need, What I Use, What I Do.
  • Color photos showcase each recipe.
  • Step-by-step preparations take the guesswork out of cooking.
  • Complete nutrient information is included for each recipe.


Elizabeth D. Riesz:
Elizabeth D. Riesz, PhD, (1937–2019) was the mother of Sarah—a young adult with Down syndrome—and the original mastermind behind this book. Elizabeth enjoyed a long career in education, including public school curriculum development, teacher education, and university program administration.
Anne Kissack, MPH, RD, is a public health practitioner in chronic disease prevention and management. She has always had a passion for cooking and for sharing this love with others. She resides in Wisconsin with her husband and two children.