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let them go hungry

Remember that we are not just trying to get our kids to eat today, we are raising adults and teaching kids how to eat.

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don’t be rude to food

In our house we have a rule – be nice to food. Be polite to sweet potato, courteous to carrots and there’s no need to badmouth broccoli.

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magic pudding

We’re all busy. Let us help you out with these recipes that can be made so many different ways!

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rotation, rotation, rotation

Meal planning makes my week run so much more smoothly but sometimes I find that its easier to make sure I know what protein I’m having and build a meal around that.

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one thing

If you were going to make one change, just one, to create a healthier family – what should it be? What is the best thing to combat fussy eating and create children who are more adventurous eaters?

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forget “eat your greens because they’re good for you”

Sick of sounding like a broken record begging your children to eat their greens’ because they’re good for you?’ Make mealtime a buzz with these creative ideas to help your kids learn to like their greens.

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cooking veggies

A few of our favourite and simple ways to cook vegetables include steaming, stir-frying and roasting. Here’s some handy hints.

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kiddiefy your favourite meals so you can enjoy them as a family!

Have you stopped cooking your favourite meals because you don’t think the kids will eat them? Or cook kids an alternate meal? Follow these three tips to get everyone enjoying the same meal.

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being thankful

A tradition I want to start with my family to support family mealtimes, mindful eating and a moment of peace in busy lives.

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the glass is half colourful

There are many ways to look at a situation. Recently I’ve taken the approach to try and focus on the positive and build from there. So how does this relate to food? Let me tell you a story…

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Teaching food: beyond the table (putting ourselves in little shoes)

Did you know that in order to make mealtimes more peaceful and enjoyable, to help your child try and eventually accept new foods, you need to step away from the table. Food education begins away from the table.

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our top 10 ingredient hacks

Want to know our top tips for your health and your wallet?

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eat a traffic light everyday

Bringing it back to basics with this helpful blog about colourful eating

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the essential veg: freezer edition

Our top 5 veggies to have in the freezer, as they are colourful, super handy and taste fantastic.

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food and mood

Did you know that diet can improve your concentration, memory, mood and energy levels?

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food sustainability

Hot off the heals of the ABC series War on Waste- let’s chat food sustainability.

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how to inspire others to eat more colourfully?

The key to inspiring others is to ENGAGE them (without judging, preaching or pressuring).

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Kathryn’s apricot chicken

One of Kathryn’s favourite meals she likes to make for family. Great savoury alternative for dried and fresh fruit.

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Helen’s easy asian salmon

1 minute prep and 10 mins to cook! Delicious and easy! The perfect combo of sweet and salty.

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lemon, asparagus and parmesan risotto

Risotto is a great all rounder, and you can always change it up by adding different veggies to the mix so its never a dull dish!

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design your own pasta bar

Deconstructing dinners are one of our favourite things to do. Here is our take on a pasta dish that can be eaten for dinner or cold for lunch the next day!

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colourful fried rice

A dinner time staple, this family favourite is a simple way to add some colour to your plate.

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top tips for staying clean in the kitchen

Getting kids into the kitchen helping you out with some cooking or baking is one of the best ways for the little ones to learn about food and nutrition. Children love getting in the kitchen to help out with cooking up a storm, but sometimes it can leave your kitchen looking like a cyclone has blown through!

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pita pizza

Want a quick and easy alternative to pizza without the fuss of dough. This is the recipe for you.

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1, 2, 3 Breathe (Tips for staying calm at mealtimes)

When it comes to feeding children, one of the most powerful things you can do to help kids learn to eat a variety of food and to have a positive relationship with food is create a happy environment for them to eat in. But how do we do that?

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