The kitty themed paper is great for this particular occasion - I love the artistry on this paper from SEI.
Here is the top view of the lid:
I also made up some recipe cards using blank white index cards with lines. I attached coordinating cardstock tabs to the top left hand corner of each index card. I left the cards blank so that she could use in whichever manner she chooses, whether she writes her own recipes or attaches typed labels to them.