Dealing with Anxiety and Extreme Fussy Eating in Children

At dinner, my child refuses to come to the table. She has massive meltdowns if the food is not familiar to her! She will scream that the food is yuck, and that she is not eating it”. “At bedtime she… Continue Reading >

Children in the Kitchen

Jamie (not his real name) is six years old and has been having monthly cooking lessons with me since he was about 4.5 years old. He loves it. We have made a myriad of different foods together: pizza, crackers, soups,… Continue Reading >

Cooking with kids: How to get your kids in this kitchen this school holidays.

Let’s face it, the hustle and bustle of everyday life mean that quality family time can often take a backseat. These school holidays there’s no better way to reconnect and with your little ones than by cooking up some delicious… Continue Reading >

Mother and Child Meal Prepping Ideas – for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and there’s no better way to spend it than making a meal with your kids and learning something new. You’ll be able to have fun and be productive at the same time. Cooking can teach kids important… Continue Reading >

The struggle that mealtimes can become in the toddler years. Would a shift in focus help?

By Sarah Smith of Bayside Dietetics Facebook Bayside Dietetics   Zoe* was describing mealtimes at home with such clarity I could feel distressed within myself as I listened. Zoe was a self-described foodie, but since children and cooking for… Continue Reading >

Cooking for life: Why it’s vital for kids to know their way around the kitchen

With the rise of delivery services, an always-expanding range of fast-food options and our increasingly frenetic lifestyles, home cooking can easily become an afterthought. Not only does routinely choosing convenience lead to poorer health, including conditions like obesity and prediabetes,… Continue Reading >

Quick & Easy Easter Treats To Make At Home

There are plenty of lovely Easter treats to buy, however for mums that are concerned about food additives, it’s really easy to make your own treats at home and you can use whatever quality products you like. I always make… Continue Reading >

Benefits of Cooking with Children

Cooking with children can be a rewarding and educational experience. Let’s break down some of the benefits of cooking with children into a recipe for success!    Cooking doesn’t just mean sitting in front of a stove or kneading bread…. Continue Reading >

Homemade Gifts for Christmas

Are you a bit strapped for cash? Or maybe wish to give a personal gift this year? No matter the reason there are plenty of things to make for Christmas that will not break the bank. Plus, some of these… Continue Reading >

The Joy of Grilling with Kids

The enjoyment and value of teaching kids and teens how to cook also should be extended to the brilliance of the barbecue. Making sure that safety is paramount, children should get ensconced in the joy of barbecuing by understanding different… Continue Reading >