Sustainable Dining from A-Z Part 1

By Rachel Favilla   Sustainable dining doesn’t start at the dinner table. It starts with your shopping list and the way you plan to eat. Avoiding plastic packaging. Questioning whether you’re actually going to use that whole bunch of celery… Continue Reading >

Friday ‘Fakeaways’: How to have your takeaway…and eat it too!

Let’s face it, maintaining a healthy balanced diet isn’t always easy. There will be times when the thought of preparing lunch or dinner for your family seems like it requires far too much effort, and on these occasions, it is… Continue Reading >

How To Keep Your Baby Safe When Starting Solids

By Sarah Smith of Bayside Dietetics or Facebook page Bayside Dietetics   Covid-19 has put us on high alert for bugs so here is some information on bugs in food and how to keep your new baby safe when… Continue Reading >

Buck the Trend

If a food makes you feel good (not just in the moment, but for the rest of the day) and is whole; from a healthy plant, healthy soil or happy animal (if the latter agrees with your ethos), then it’s… Continue Reading >

Making the most of leftovers

According to Foodwise, Australians throw out $8 billion dollars worth of food each year, with leftovers making up 27% of all food thrown out.* But this doesn’t have to be the case. There are steps that we can all take… 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 >

The 4 S’s of Choking Prevention

When it comes to choking, prevention is always better than cure. We can’t and shouldn’t wrap our kids up in cotton wool either – otherwise we would still be feeding our teens puree! Choking accidents do happen, and it is… Continue Reading >

Transitioning Toddlers and Preppies to eat out of a lunchbox

By Stella Boyd-Ford, Youthrive Dietitian      When children transition to daycare, kindy or school there is so much excitement. However, there are also many new things to take in, and this can be overwhelming for little minds. Amongst these… Continue Reading >

Sassy Steps to a Sexy Sandwich

By Rachel Favilla Poor sandwiches. They’ve become really ‘un-sexy’ of late. Between Keto, Paleo and the unfounded closet-guilt of craving an honest PB&J number, are we even ‘allowed’ to base a meal on bread anymore? Um, first of all, YOU… Continue Reading >

Are Pre-plated Meals Failing your Fussy Eater? | Marie-France Laval | Ep 201

As we all know, a well-balanced meal contains a combination of vegetables, protein and carbohydrates. When encouraging and supporting children who are fussy eaters you can be lucky for them to eat one of these alone, and that could be… Continue Reading >