Tag Archives: "Feeding the family"

Pumpkin and Chickpea Stew

This delicious pumpkin dish is a massive hit with all the family… it serves 6 so you have plenty of leftovers for lunch. Admittedly the children pick the herby bits out but as I keep telling them that’s what creates the AMAZING flavours! They were surp …

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Packing lunch with a punch

The day they come home and negotiate that they would like packed lunch instead of school dinners is not necessarily one we look forward to. But is it an opportunity to boost the nutritional value of their diets, experiment with new things or just weep …

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Keeping sane when coping with fussy eating

Writing a post about fussy eating when you have a fussy eater yourself is both therapeutic and painful in equal measure, especially when you’re a dietitian. It’s an emotive subject and I don’t joke when I say part of it is our own coping strategy to ge …

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Fibre is the F word my children should be talking about!

With sugar continually making the headlines, fibre doesn’t get a look in. And yet this is really what we should be focusing on. The good news is we can put a positive spin on it because it’s all about what to eat more of. How else can we sell it to the …

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Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

Dairy free living is gaining in popularity with the supermarket aisles making room for many plant-based alternatives to milk. Undoubtedly beneficial to the planet but what about from a nutritional perspective when there are many mouths to feed? You may …

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Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

Dairy free living is gaining in popularity with the supermarket aisles making room for many plant-based alternatives to milk. Undoubtedly beneficial to the planet but what about from a nutritional perspective when there are many mouths to feed? You may …

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Snack Guide for Children

Snack Guide When it comes to children and snacking fresh fruit will always be an ideal choice. But let’s face it sometimes it just won’t cut it. The snack market is forever expanding and as parents we are eagerly searching for the perfect snack that st …

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Snack Guide for Children

Snack Guide When it comes to children and snacking fresh fruit will always be an ideal choice. But let’s face it sometimes it just won’t cut it. The snack market is forever expanding and as parents we are eagerly searching for the perfect snack that st …

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What do time poor dietitians feed their children?

When it comes to feeding my children, I sometimes feel like I spend much of my time stuck between a rock and a hard place. The rock is the wealth of nutrition knowledge I have at my finger tips and the hard place is the children and that kitchen table …

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What do time poor dietitians feed their children?

When it comes to feeding my children, I sometimes feel like I spend much of my time stuck between a rock and a hard place. The rock is the wealth of nutrition knowledge I have at my finger tips and the hard place is the children and that kitchen table …

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