How to get your kids eating 5 a day

Kids eating 5 a day is not reached by most families. Most of us know that but often it can be a struggle. Often its even more challenging for kids and we have the job of providing healthy food for them.  The Health survey for England in 2018 found that only 18% of children (5Continue reading “How to get your kids eating 5 a day”

Pizza pinwheels

These pizza pinwheels are great finger food for lunchboxes and an alternative to sandwiches. If pizza is one of your childs favourite foods then they are sure to love these! These are made with cheese, tomato and olives but you could try different fillings instead of olives like spinach or chopped peppers or tomatoes. PestoContinue reading “Pizza pinwheels”

Fussy Eater Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

Do you often find half eaten sandwiches in your kids lunchboxes or do you simply need a bit more inspiration for fussy eater lunch box ideas for your kids? Having a fussy eater can make it even more challenging to find foods they will eat if they have a limited amount of foods in theirContinue reading “Fussy Eater Lunch Box Ideas for Kids”

Meal idea for finger foods: broccoli, spinach and cheese fritters

Got a picnic coming up for just want a meal idea for finger foods? Then these broccoli, spinach and cheese fritters are great for babies and the whole family. You can make them using a tablespoon to form the fritters or if you wanted something smaller for babies and toddler then use a smaller spoon,Continue reading “Meal idea for finger foods: broccoli, spinach and cheese fritters”

Picnic finger foods for kids: 30 quick and nutritious ideas

Picnics are always more exciting for kids than sitting at a table. Being outdoors or being somewhere new makes it all seem more exciting and in a relaxed mood for enjoying food. Picnic finger foods are a great way to huddle together on a picnic blanket or towel and share the experience of eating together.Continue reading “Picnic finger foods for kids: 30 quick and nutritious ideas”

Pasta with green sauce

This pasta with green sauce recipe is a great way to use greens particularly if your little one is not keen on spinach on it own. It works brilliantly with peas and other tasty ingredients. The sauce is lovely and creamy from the avocado, cheese and creme fraiche or yoghurt. If you wanted to makeContinue reading “Pasta with green sauce”

When should I be concerned about a fussy eater?

It’s perfectly natural to worry about your child not eating much or only eating certain foods. This can become particularly stressful when they enter this fussy eating stage. However, how do you know what is typical fussy eating and when should you be more concerned about a fussy eater? This blog explores this in moreContinue reading “When should I be concerned about a fussy eater?”

Toasted pitta with pea and feta dip

This toasted pitta with pea and feta dip recipe is quick to prepare for a crunchy snack that is healthy. If your toddler or child likes crunchy snacks then this recipe is great as it combines three food groups. Pitta for carbohydrate, feta cheese & yoghurt (dairy) and peas (vegetable). The pitta is crunchy whenContinue reading “Toasted pitta with pea and feta dip”

Crunchy snacks that are healthy and appeal to fussy eaters

Most of our kids, well certainly mine do love crunchy snacks. In fact one of mine would live off crackers if he could! The most popular ones are the beige kind like bread sticks, crisps & crackers. But how do you add more crunchy snacks that are healthy to your childs diet? Whilst there is nothingContinue reading “Crunchy snacks that are healthy and appeal to fussy eaters”

Apple and raisin breakfast bowl

This apple and raisin breakfast bowl recipe is easily prepared the night before and ready to serve in the morning as a tasty breakfast. If your toddler or child suffers with constipation then this recipe could help. It contains three portions of fruits (apple, raisins and prunes). These fruits are particularly good to help keepContinue reading “Apple and raisin breakfast bowl”