Feeding the family

Fibre filled Banana and choc chip muffins

27th March 2020 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Recipes
We enjoyed making these today – I like this recipe because it’s super simple and uses cup measures which avoids having to weigh things, which involves me being more hands on and I couldn’t be today because I’m not an octopus. They’re also packed full of fibre – don’t make me work out how much,

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Pumpkin and Chickpea Stew

15th October 2019 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Nutrition, Recipes, pumpkin ideas, pumpkin meal ideas, pumpkin recipes, what to feed the family
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 surprised initially that pumpkin could actually be eaten and wasn’t

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Packing lunch with a punch

18th May 2019 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family
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 quietly into the fridge. Hopefully not the latter with these

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Keeping sane when coping with fussy eating

16th May 2019 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, fussy eater, fussy eating, what to do with a fussy eater
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 get through it and continue to support our children

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

16th May 2019 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Fibre, Food and nutrients, what to feed the kids
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 kids?! Take a

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Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

20th August 2018 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Food and nutrients
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 have a child with a diagnosed cow’s milk protein allergy or lactose intolerance and be

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Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

20th August 2018 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Food and nutrients
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 have a child with a diagnosed cow’s milk protein allergy or lactose intolerance and be

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Snack Guide for Children

22nd March 2018 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Practical tips for busy people
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 strikes the balance between healthy and child friendly. Children have

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Snack Guide for Children

22nd March 2018 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Practical tips for busy people
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 strikes the balance between healthy and child friendly. Children have

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What do time poor dietitians feed their children?

29th January 2018 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Recipes
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 EVERY SINGLE DAY. So I

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