How I will help your family have happy mealtimes

Learn more about Simone Emery Simone is a children’s nutritionist based in Melbourne, Australia. Simone delivers a range of content to suit every busy parent that is struggling with a fussy eater. Simone does home based fussy eater consults in Melbourne, a unique online sensory food school, fussy eating consults online and is a guest […]

Pan Fried Fish with Cauliflower Puree

This next installment of the 5 Ingredient Dinner challenge was provided by Sandy Feet Nutrition via Instagram. Do you Dukkah? I love using a dry “dip” to engage fussy kids with changing aspects of their own meals and a dukkah is perfect for this, especially if “wet” sensory properties of foods are a no-go with […]

Mel’s Mystery Mince {5 Ingredient Dinners for Fussy Eaters}

I set out a bit of a challenge on my Facebook Page, Instagram Followers and the Parenting Picky Eaters Facebook group recently to tell me THEIR 5 Ingredient Dinners. These are 9 of their family meal ideas and I needed to share them with you along with some tips for making them fussy eater friendly. […]

Core Stability and Fussy Eating

It can be hard to draw the line between sensory processing as a root cause for fussy eating behaviour and more physical limitations that impact on food reception, including core stability. It is difficult because the difference is inferred from observation. Both core stability and sensory processing can manifest themselves with similar triggers that only […]

Kid Friendly Little Beef Skewers

Little Beef Skewers!  I think skewers are amazing for giving kids a way to interact with new foods. They still require some motor planning but not as much as cutlery. And they are a way to get the foods within a few centimeters of their hands remembering that for some fussy kids, interaction with a […]

A Before Dinner Obstacle Course to Help Your Picky Eater

Helping kids get ready for the task of eating by moving their bodies helps them be more prepared for eating a wider range of foods. This parent hack on building an impromptu kids obstacle course is perfect for helping picky eaters try new vegetables. It is also a great way to shake off the day’s […]

GIVEAWAY At My Family Table {Book Review}

Giveaway for a great children’s picture book about food open from NOW until 15 Oct 8pm Sydney time. It was so exciting to attend the book launch for Mandy Dos Santos’ first picture book “At My Family Table”. I have loved watching Mandy’s journey via her facebook page and chatting to her about the book […]

Watermelon, Grapefruit and Mint Slushy-Drink for Kids

Grapefruit is not an easy food to get to like. It’s often associated with “dieting” and get’s a bad wrap (btw here is my post about diet mentality of parents and the impacts on fussy kids). It’s a super refreshing citrus fruit. Packed with vitamin C. It also teams well with other foods. My girls […]

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