What to Expect When You are Expecting … A Book

What to Expect When You are Expecting … A Book

The story of us I connected with Ruth from Pea Fritters (my co-author of “Allergy Free Afternoon Tea”) about 18 months ago. We did a little social media dance of commenting, liking, sharing and (dare I even say) DM’ing. We muddled our way through the...
Got Dairy?

Got Dairy?

The dairy food group (including dairy alternatives) is important for children to have included in their everyday diet as a terrific source of calcium.  Children up to the age of 8 require 1.5-2 serves of dairy each day.  A single serve of dairy includes ½ cup of...
Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 13: NZ’s Fave Afghan Biscuit

Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 13: NZ’s Fave Afghan Biscuit

We are put our own twist on New Zealand’s favourite Afghan Biscuit (Afghan Cookie).  We sweetened ours with dates and used cold-pressed cacao this week.  These cookies are topped with icing and a half-walnut.  However, to make them lunchbox friendly you...
Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 11: Strawberry Milkshakes

Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 11: Strawberry Milkshakes

Ellie decided that at episode 11, it was time to show you her beverage making skills! Here we were on the Play with Food Facebook page making some strawberry milkshakes.  These are a delicious and super easy recipe to make with toddlers and preschoolers. It’s...