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 […]

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 […]

Kimberley’s Rissoles

This is the third installment of my series on 5 ingredient dinners for fussy eaters. I am taking 9 recipes from readers on my Instagram, Parenting Picky Eater Group and Facebook page and giving them a Nutritionist’s twist on serving them up for fussy eaters. This rissole recipe came from Kimberley. Rissoles are a combination […]

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. […]

Home Made Gifts (like Mini Herb Planters and Necklaces) from Air Dry Clay

Sensory play with an extra purpose – heartfelt, home made gifts! We made an assortment of things including mini herb planters and necklaces from a simple home made air dry clay recipe. You can make quite the collection of gifts for birthdays, mother’s day, valentine’s day or Christmas with the following added benefits of sensory […]

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 […]

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