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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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cook once, eat for a week

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

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one thing to do for healthier family meal times

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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kiddify 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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teaching food: 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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how to 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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waste less

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

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how to be a role model in your workplace

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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cheese burger meatballs

Cheesy filled meat balls that are so simple to make and can be eaten a variety of ways.

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rainy-day kids cooking ideas

The kids will be entertained, you will end up with something tasty to eat and you don’t even need to leave the house to grocery shop!

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eating on a budget

Eating on $2 a day has given me some insights into feeding a family filling, nutritious and colourful foods on a budget. If you are interested, I’d like to share them with you.

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baked beans

Baked beans on toast is a family favourite in my household. So i thought I’d try and make it from scratch and it was a total hit!

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is it time to change your food beliefs?

The key to a positive relationship with food is for children to have internal control of eating.

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shepherd’s pie

A warming family style meal for this winter period. Full of veg and creamy smooth potato topping

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