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Lunchbox Ideas Using Leftovers

Are you ever stuck for lunchbox ideas? I’m a big fan of giving my children sandwiches for lunch in their lunchbox. I personally think it’s the easier option – both for grocery shopping and for lunchbox prep – particularly when […]

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sausage rolls

Recipe: Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are popular in Australia and most of us have grown up eating them, and even purchasing them from the school canteen. These homemade sausage rolls are a healthier take on the original and can be loaded with vegetables – […]

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mini quiche

Recipe: Mini Quiches

If you’ve been following my page for a while, you will know that I love baking, I love pastry and well, I love making quiches! Actually, a quiche was the very first thing I learnt to cook so my love […]

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Meal Planning Made Easy

I think most parents would agree with me when I say that we are all time poor individuals. I don’t need to ask for a show of hands on that one! I know I always feel like there are never […]

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Reading Food Labels

When going grocery shopping, we often don’t have an endless amount of time to stroll the aisles comparing and reading food labels on packaged foods. We have even less time when we are accompanied by a small child! I personally […]

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

It is true what ‘they’ say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Your body fasts all night and breakfast will be the first meal of the day, kick starting your metabolism. If your child tends to skip […]

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Sunday night Frittata

I already hear the sigh and I know what you mean – the family has gotten through a busy week (obviously a well-planned and healthy week!) and then enjoyed the weekend but now you are confronted with the decision of […]

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The Grains Food Group

The Grains (and cereals) food group of The Australian Dietary Guidelines cops a lot of flack, largely from those who don’t believe carbohydrates are an important part of a person’s diet. However, the right types of grains, which are of […]

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Food Rules

What ‘Food Rules’ do you have at your dinner table? Lets face it, in order to get through dinnertime unscathed with young children, some rules need to be implemented so the entire act of sitting down to a family meal […]

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