A Food Learning Mindset with Fussy Kids

Our language around food, the messaging our children are bombarded with and a society focused on health, results in conflicting ideas on talking about food with fussy eaters. This week, I was upset with the messaging behind a viral article that was shaming lunchboxes purely on a file of photos from 2 different geographic areas […]

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 […]

What If Vegetables Were People? {Book Review}

Would you swoon about a rock-and-roll beetroot? Or bow down to the zucchini king? Play tennis with tomatoes? Or is sipping tea with onions more your thing? Whatever it is you fancy, this whimsical tale about vegetables pretending to be humans is fun to read for the whole family. Kate along with her four children […]

Parent Hacks Making Mealtimes Easier

Good parent hacks making mealtimes easier are all about SAVING something. Saving money. Saving time. Saving dishes. Saving waste. Saving sanity. Mealtimes can be a draining affair, especially if you have a fussy eater on your hands. And we want to save our mealtime from turning into a battle zone. So, here are some parent […]

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 […]

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