Simple nutrition for families

Month: October 2017

Meal Planning #101

Meal Planning #101

Meal planning can seem like a daunting task, but I can assure you , taking 5 to 10 minutes to plan the meals for the week ahead can really take a load off the stresses and struggles of a normal week.   Each week prior […]

MY FOODIE FAMILY FRIDAY TIPS – Find them all here …

MY FOODIE FAMILY FRIDAY TIPS – Find them all here …

Each Friday I will write a wee  MY FOODIE FAMILY FRIDAY TIP and update them along the way here FOODIE FRIDAY TIP # Vegetables dont stay fresh in the vegetable bin part of the fridge do they ? After a few days the broccoli and […]

Healthy mince nachos with tortilla “chips”

Healthy mince nachos with tortilla “chips”

This recipe is our “go to” Nacho recipe. The beans and lentils help to bulk out the mince – sometimes leaving leftovers for lunch the next day.  A good quality premium mince can be a bit more expensive but I think its worth it for […]

How much protein is in our food ? How much does a toddler need throughout the day?

How much protein is in our food ? How much does a toddler need throughout the day?

I have been thinking a lot about various nutrients in our children’s’ diets lately, especially protein!    I thought this little clip , would show you all, in a simple way just how much protein is in our food and how much our toddlers need […]