Fish and Potato Croquettes

These fluffy and yet crunchy fish and potato croquettes were fun to make with the kids. I was SOOOO much more comfortable with the making process of these little crispy delights than the last time I had Verity in the kitchen to crumb fish with me. She was only a toddler at the time and […]

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 […]

Frozen Fruit and Yoghurt Bites

With only 2 ingredients, I barely had to help my 3 year old make these frozen fruit and yoghurt bites. These are great for kids to make. You just need a bowl, a spoon and a novelty ice cube tray. The sensory play with the yoghurt and berries is great for little fingers. Schedule the […]

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 […]

Whyte Chocolate and Grapefruit Zest Stars {Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free and Low Sugar}

Parents with allergies to consider in their family, are often looking for ways to have a food that is safe for everyone and fun. These cookies are gluten free, egg free, dairy free and are low in sugar. They are simple to make and only take 8 minutes to bake. The chocolate yogi sent me […]

Smurfy Berry Juice with Free Printable Game

We were inspired from our play in Smurf Village at a nearby shopping centre AND the #getcreativewith challenge this week to make you a FREE printable game including a recipe for “smurfy berry juice”. You can download your colour-in, play and make smurfy berry juice game sheet here.   This sheet is yours to colour-in […]

Making fun sweet potato crackers with children

Cooking with kids is one of many ways to interact with foods outside of the mealtime. Plus it is fantastic to exercise EXECUTIVE FUNCTION SKILLS. The benefits include building their familiarity with foods and increasing their acceptance of them WITHOUT pressure to eat. These sweet potato crackers (or should I say “quackers”) were fun to […]

5 things I wish I knew when my child started solids {as told by a nutritionist}

If I could go back and ask myself 5 simple questions before starting my oldest daughter on solids 6 years ago, these are the questions. If I had the clarity around these points, I mightn’t have fallen into the common areas of feeding overwhelm that so many of us do on our first time around. I […]

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