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 […]

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 […]

Tegan’s 5 Ingredient Lentil Bolognese

When you want to get dinner on the table in under 10 minutes and you haven’t been shopping for a while, your answer is this 5 ingredient lentil bolognese. Tegan provided me with this cheap, cheerful and simple 5 ingredient recipe for a quick family meal that uses #PantryStaples. I am sharing it along with […]

Green Vegetables and Kids with a Fennel Frond Pesto Recipe

Fennel frond pesto, you say? Delicious, you say? But…. Dun. Dun. Dun. It’s green. My kids aren’t going near it! Ok. I get it. Fussy eaters are notorious for not eating their greens. There are a few reasons behind our nutrient packed green vegie friends getting shunned by our little angels at dinner time. Today, […]

5 Travel Friendly Meal Hacks with Lentil Bolognese

Lentil Bolognese doesn’t usually strike many of us as an ideal travelling family meal … But wait, you may be surprised with these suggestions on how to convert a humble make-ahead sauce into 5 different meals that you can use if you are heading out on the road for a family trip. It’s also great […]

Construct Your Own Family Meal: Buddah Bowls

I love constructing our meals at the table. Getting into the habit of serving every meal from the middle of the table has been a game changer for me (AND I know I’m not alone). As Jo from emotionally aware feeding explains in her post here – it’s not an easy adjustment to consciously change […]

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