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Family Food Safety

Family Food Safety

This post is contributed by mum and nutritionist Mandy from Little People Nutrition. With Spring in full swing and Summer beckoning us, the weather is warmer and we are eating out and entertaining more. Yay! This means many things, but one of them from a food perspective, is that we are leaving food outside. It […]

Serving Guidelines for Children - Cooking for Busy Mums

Serving Guidelines for Children

As based per the Australian Dietary Guidelines, here is a summary chart of how many serves and serving sizes your child should be aiming for. Like always, healthy eating for your child and family is a destination so don’t let these guides freak you out completely. Use it as a best practice and aim. Also […]

Kids Eating the Main Meal - Cooking for Busy Mums

Kids Eating the Main Meal

Sometimes people freak out at how ‘healthy’ my plates for the kids look. So I wanted to give you an indication of what they eat and what the plate looks like post dinner. Not as pretty really!! The girls will always get the same meal as us. It might be presented slightly differently. Some of […]

Paleo For Kids - Cooking for Busy Mums

Paleo For Kids

There are quite a few popular ‘diets’ going around at the moment that many people are hoping on and defining the way in which they eat. One in particular is Paleo, which I find very interesting. But is this ‘diet’ named as Paleo a good one to go on for yourself as an adult, or […]

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How Do I Start Baby Led Weaning

Many people are interested in Baby Led Weaning (BLW) these days and it is becoming more and more popular. There are many reasons for this rise in popularity

6 Tips For Eating More Vegetables - Cooking for Busy Mums

6 Tips For Eating More Vegetables

It isn’t really a sexy demand and doesn’t always market well. But if we all did it, including the kids, we would be much better off. I am always asked by families, parents and people in general: Is fat good for your now? Which sweetener should I use? What are some healthy snacks? How do […]

What goes into a healthy lunchbox? - Cooking for Busy Mums

What goes into a healthy lunchbox?

The lovely Mandy from Little People Nutrition is sharing with us what goes into a healthy lunchbox. Great tips and inspiration to make balanced lunchboxes

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The new Healthy Eating Pyramid

This post is contributed by Mandy from Little People Nutrition who is a nutritionist and a mum of 3. Mandy takes a look at the new Healthy Eating Pyramid and explains it all for us and what it means to us as mums. You might have seen on social media the new Healthy Eating Pyramid […]

My toddler doesn’t eat or like red meat. Are they getting enough iron or protein and should I be concerned?

My toddler doesn’t eat or like red meat. Are they getting enough iron or protein and should I be concerned?

This post is contributed by mum and nutritionist Mandy from Little People Nutrition. Toddler town is a tricky time and often a period of picky or fussy eating. Because of this, parents are often very concerned about what their children are eating which I completely understand and relate with being a mum of three. One […]