Start with Chocolate! Strategies for Fussy Eaters and Improving Lunchbox Variety.

Many parents feel exasperated when they offer nutritious lunchboxes and their children prefer to ….bring the contents home. If your child likes chocolate, then keep your eyes right here. Let’s start with chocolate! If your child doesn’t like chocolate, that’s OK, but you may find that you can substitute other foods along the way in […]

Raspberry Crazy Cake {Dairy and Egg Free}

Looking for the easiest cake recipes in town. Look no further than this crazy cake recipe! A crazy cake is made from pantry staples and is versatile enough to carry a range of flavours. Plus, this raspberry crazy cake is perfect for preschoolers to make independently as it just requires scooping, stirring, making little wells […]

Homemade Fruit Filled Cereal Bars for Kids

Cereal bars from the supermarket can come with a variety of fruit fillings. And this inspired me to work on a healthy rustic dough recipe that I could use to wrap around my own fruit fillings of choice. This is so that I can make fruits last a touch longer and present them in a […]

Fig Honey Almond Slice (with 4 reasons to make it even though your kids MAY not eat it)

Why make a food you expect your child to turn their nose up at? It seems like a funny thing to do. A waste. A stressor that I don’t need in an already busy life. A futile exercise. But it isn’t! I have a few reasons for making this fig honey almond slice that you […]

Food Chaining To Tacos with Fussy Kids

Do you do Taco Tuesday? If you have a fussy eater on your hands, you may find that family meals with mixed textures, like tacos, feel like a long way off. Or you are having success with a few random mixed texture meals here and there but find it hard to get some consistency around […]

Fish in Lemon Butter Sauce with Asparagus {Helping Kids with “Big Smell” Foods}

Easy Does It! I am always on the hunt for an easy way to prepare meals for the whole family. My hunt has led to my 5 Ingredient Dinner challenge. This is where I have been trialing and writing up the recipes suggested TO me from families in my FB group (parenting picky eaters), Instagram […]

Elaine’s Tomato Pasta and Hot Lunchbox Options for Fussy Kids

We made Elaine’s simple 5 ingredient tomato pasta, her fussy eater’s go-to dinner. And it also made a great hot lunchbox option for school (as pictured). The recipe for this super simple midweek family meal, that also happens to check the box for 3 food groups, is below. First, I have a couple of tips […]

Simple 3 Ingredient Flatbread with Cottage Cheese

We loved this simple cottage cheese recipe. I had made yoghurt dough before and so when I had some left over cottage cheese in the fridge, I thought “mmm…. can you substitute cottage cheese for yoghurt?” Yes, is the answer. A definite yes. We used butterfly cookie cutters to add some flat bread fun to […]

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