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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 […]

Deconstructed Satay Chicken Salad

Deconstructed Satay Chicken Salad

This salad is a favourite of mine for Summer. You can use any vegetables you like and I always say “It doesn’t matter how you cut the vegetables, as long as they are on the plate”  

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 […]

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 […]

Super vegetable, falafel and bacon salad

Super vegetable, falafel and bacon salad

Falafel has to be one of my top foods. I am not a huge meat eater and can occasionally get away with sneaking them into to my husband’s dinner as another option. Even Ezra quite likes them and dipped into hummus makes the perfect kids […]

Creamy Avocado, garlic and lemon dressing

Creamy Avocado, garlic and lemon dressing

Avocados in the Bay of Plenty are slowly coming back into season and getting a bit cheaper, so I decided to make a fresh falafel salad and this dressing to go along with it . Yum. Avocados are full of healthy fats, perfect for the […]