Tagged: healthy food

Supercharged spaghetti bolognaise


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


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


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


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 »

Strategies for raising healthy little eaters

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Wal Herring is the author of Healthy Little Eaters, and she has a wealth of wisdom to share about kids and food.  The Kiwi Families team had the chance to ask her a few questions, which shed light on why this is such an important topic for parents to think carefully about.

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Chocolate Nut Granola

Nut granola

I don’t know about you, but breakfast is by far my favourite meal of the day. But it is one so many of us have so little time for and allow so little time to get it right. Get it right and it sets you up for a great start to the day. Check out my Chocolate Nut Granola recipe for the right start! Continue reading »

Chocolate milkshakes for breakfast??

chocolate milkshakes

Chocolate milkshakes for breakfast anyone? Yes, you heard me correctly and yes it can be done in an easy, healthy way. Continue reading »

Why teens need whole grains

why teens need whole grains

Just why are whole grains so beneficial to growing teens? Well, breads and cereals provide teens with carbohydrates, the body’s preferred energy source, as well as fibre and a range of essential vitamins and minerals which growing teens need every day. We look into why teens need whole grains, and provide tips for including whole grains in your teen’s diet. Continue reading »

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