School lunches: Why variety is key

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George from @schoollunchbox writes today’s guest post. This “lunchbox dad” George has amassed a huge following on Instagram and through his blog.

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7 not-too-naughty dips for summer

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If you’re drooling at the photos in this post, have some sympathy for the 20-week pregnant author! It was all I could do not to race home and immediately start whipping up each of these recipes (for the baby, you understand, not me!). Make friends at your next house party, or simply veg out on the […]

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3 summer salads for your next BBQ

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Summer is just around the corner, which means one thing…BBQs. When you’re not hosting one, chances are you’ll be getting ready to head off to one. And the remit is always the same: BYO meat, booze and a plate to share. Here are 3 simple salads that anyone can master. They travel well, taste amazing […]

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Kitchen superfoods: Seeds & grains explained

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If you’ve got hungry mouths to feed, chances are you’ll be thinking about ways to include more nutrition in their diet. Many of us are also looking for alternatives to wheat and gluten-free options. Incorporating more grains and seeds (aka Kitchen Superfoods) into your diet can expose your family to nutrients like protein, omega-3 fatty acids […]

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5 best weekend brekkies to cook with kids

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With kids in the house, there’s no such thing as a weekend sleep-in. So make the most of those extra daylight hours and whip up a quick and tasty breakfast together. Sultana Oat Pancakes What you’ll need: 1 cup oats 1 cup milk 1 egg 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp coconut or olive oil, […]

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Host an allergy aware party + free printable!

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If your child or any of their friends suffers from food allergies, you will know how hard it is to make safe party food that also taste great. Let’s face it, there’s nothing worse than a bunch of kids turning their nose up at the party food! So why not host an allergy aware party? We’ve found some […]

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How to become a healthy food ninja

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When your toddler is going through a fussy food phase, it can be tricky to sneak healthy food onto the plate. A hint of green can cause a meltdown, and heaven forbid you attempt a homemade version of popular treats. I’ve had my own versions of tomato sauce and baked beans literally hurled at the walls. So […]

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