Do you have a picky eater? I understand what you are going through, I truly do. To spend hours in the kitchen cooking a nutritious family meal, only for your child to say ‘yuck’ and completely disregard what you’ve served them.
How many times have you heard your picky eater say, “I don’t like that” based only on how it looks on the plate, without even tasting it? If I had a dollar for every time I’d heard it, I would be sailing away on my private yacht as I type this article!
It’s a topic that is close to my heart (which is why I started my group), as I understand how frustrating this can be as a parent. We want our child to be enjoying nutritious food, why must they make it so hard for us?Continue Reading →
This article on kids nutrition is a collaboration between Reliv ANZ and Little Peeps Eats.
Problem eating can result in a number of different childhood problems including obesity, poor bone strength, lack of energy, digestive issues and more. I’ve collected my favourite kids’ nutrition tips to help you make sure your child is eating well.Continue Reading →
This article ‘Playful tips to help Picky Eaters’ is a collaboration between Little Peeps Eats and Kind to Kidz.
Wouldn’t it be great if dinner could be a relaxed and fun time for your family instead of a nightly battle? It can be! Check out our list below of handy ways to tempt picky-eaters and maintain peace and sanity all at the same time.Continue Reading →
This article on Kids Food Allergies is a collaboration between Dr Jennifer Cohen and Little Peeps Eats.
For many years I was visited by parents in my private practice about kids food allergies. When families came to me it usually wasn’t about giving them recipes for their kid’s who have food allergies it was to make sure that their kid’s nutritional intake was still good. Kids with food allergies, especially with multiple food allergies, must avoid lots of foods. Avoiding foods, especially whole food groups means that there are some common nutrition issues that I always looked out for in kids. In this blog post I talk all about nutrition and kids with food allergies.Continue Reading →
In just a few short weeks, Julian will be starting school, and I’m starting to think about how I can pack some healthy lunchbox snacks that he will actually eat.
Where did the last five years go? My little man is growing up, and he is super excited about the adventures to come. If you’ve been following me for a while you will know that I’m pretty passionate about nourishing my family (as we pretty much all are right?) but I am also realistic and know that as life gets busier, I won’t always have time to be baking from scratch for hours on end anymore… so I have been on the hunt for some healthy lunchbox snacks that Julian will actually eat! And I’m so pleased to be sharing with you what I’ve found…Continue Reading →
We all know that kids need to eat a variety of fresh foods to be healthy. Great. We also know that packing a lunchbox with fresh food can be challenging at times. It might be a Monday morning emergency when the fridge is empty and the fruit bowl only contains one limp looking banana. Or perhaps you’ve got a super fussy child who only likes plain, white, crispy foods. Or perhaps you just don’t have a lot of time, but the canteen is closed that day. Whatever your reason, sometimes you just need the convenience of a healthy pre-packaged snack to pack in the lunchbox. So, what to choose?Continue Reading →