Fig Blender Bars

Fig Blender Bars

Figs are full of great nutrients BUT you wouldn’t be alone in thinking that they are a little bit “weird looking”. Offering children a novel (or totally new food) works on two levels: It shows them that you are still learning about foods too. You can...
Homemade Fruit Filled Cereal Bars for Kids

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...
Handling Crunch and Sip with Fussy Kids

Handling Crunch and Sip with Fussy Kids

Do the words Crunch and Sip mean anything to you? If so, are you feeling a bit like this? Read on, especially if you don’t know what I’m talking about 🙂 In Western Australia, New South Wales and South Australia, parents are probably familiar with the...
The Kidgredients Guide to Awesome Lunches (review)

The Kidgredients Guide to Awesome Lunches (review)

I was kindly asked to contribute to Kylie’s new eBook as the children’s nutrition expert. So, once I received my copy of the finished product I was keen to see how she has weaved together an informative and practical book for busy parents.  The...
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...