Blogs: Eating Well

Nourishing food for new Mums

Nourishing food for new Mums

New mums are faced with a deluge of conflicting information about what they should and shouldn’t do about almost everything when it comes to parenting! Continue reading »

15 fantastic meal ideas to make for new parents

15 Fantastic Meal Ideas for New Parents

Families face many changes over the years, but one of the biggest has to be going from being a couple to becoming parents! If you know someone soon to be a parent, have a think about making them some quick and easy meals for after the baby comes. It might just be the best baby present they receive! Here’s 15 fantastic meal ideas to make for new parents.  Continue reading »

Healthy Eating for Under 5s

Healthy eating for under fives

I had the pleasure of being invited along to a Seminar on Nutrition Nuts & Bolts run by Robin Piggot, Active Families Preschool Coordinator. The seminar included healthy eating tips for under 5s, oral hygiene tips, as well as looking at our own eating habits, and how these affect the people around us. Continue reading »

Developing good food habits in kids

Developing good food habits in kids

There’s an old chant many parents will remember: “Nobody loves me, everybody hates me; I’m going down the garden to eat some worms.” Challenging behaviour from small children may well make the most saint-like parent feel unloved and inclined to eat worms, but rather than heading down the garden on your own, it might be worth taking the challenging small child with you. Not to eat worms, preferably, but to mess about in the garden. It might help both of you! Continue reading »

Learn, teach and grow

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This article’s title covers a lot of the parenting experience! Learning and teaching is a two-way street – you and your kids are both engaged in learning and teaching all the time, and it’s not always the parent who does the teaching. Continue reading »

Supercharged spaghetti bolognaise

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Spaghetti bolognaise is a go-to staple in most households. And it’s not hard to see why. Full of protein and carbs, with the sweetness of tomatoes, and lots of fun for kids to eat. Continue reading »

Chicken nuggets with cauliflower

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What kid doesn’t love chicken nuggets right? And there are some good brands out now with organic chicken, and healthier batter. But, still, some chicken nuggets leave a lot to be desired. Continue reading »

Winter warming lentil and vegetable soup

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There’s nothing quite like a winter vegetable soup to make you feel warm on the inside, when it’s cold on the outside! This tummy-warming recipe comes from Mandy Sacher. Her new book Wholesome Child is an 8 step program, nutritional guide and recipe book all in one! Continue reading »

Making brave food decisions in the modern world

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The title sounds like the starting point for an article on how to explore the Amazon while avoiding piranha, or maybe eating puffer fish in Japan without suffering terminal nerve damage. Continue reading »

Growing unusual veggies

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In this busy modern world, cities are expanding and backyards are shrinking. Yet the desire to grow food is more pressing in the face of rising food costs and the instinctive need to give kids the freshest vegetables possible. Continue reading »

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