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FAMILY FRIENDLY TAURANGA

FAMILY FRIENDLY TAURANGA

  Tauranga is THE BEST place to come on holiday. There is so much to do , and I’m sure many of you are heading down this way for lots of family time this Summer. For those of you who enjoy eating out … or […]

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 […]

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 […]

Food and nutrition while travelling with kids : My Foodie Family’s top tips!

Food and nutrition while travelling with kids : My Foodie Family’s top tips!

  When it comes to travelling to new destinations, there is so much excitement, bags to pack, destinations to plan ….  Before children came along, considering FOOD and NUTRITON was never a real priority. Eat out at most meals, maybe stock up on a few […]

Cauliflower, leek, bacon and cheddar soup

Cauliflower, leek, bacon and cheddar soup

A cold winters night calls for a hot family soup… I knew that I would make soup this week but the vegetable combo normally changes from week to week.   A few notes related to the recipe below … *** If you want to add […]

Family: Eating together at the dinner table

Family: Eating together at the dinner table

How many of you eat at least one or two meals a day with your children, or as a family at the table ? I have found that eating with our young children can:  Help them eat more Encourage them to taste a variety of […]

Starting solids for babies : Part One

Starting solids for babies : Part One

Starting solids …. I might have to do this post in 2 or 3 . When, you feel it may be time to start solids with your bubba there are some signs to look out for … 1. Watching you or others eat 2. Still […]

A huge year gone by and a bigger one ahead

A huge year gone by and a bigger one ahead

Well long time no post !!! I am so sorry lovely “likers and mums ” of this page . It has been a pretty huge year for us!! Well, where do I start, weve not long come out of finishing a year of my husband […]

The great yoghurt debate (for families)

The great yoghurt debate (for families)

Alrrrriggghtt , we know our kids don’t need added sugar right ? , especially for their teeth , so why oh why is it so hard to find a yoghurt that isn’t sweetened with sugar. Even the fruit yoghurts have sugar added over and above […]