How to…plan your family’s meals


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As a busy working mum, there are some things I have to do each week, or the wheels fall off.

Simple as that.

The most important of these is making sure the fridge and food cupboard contain the necessary supplies. This consists primarily of my meal plan, which informs or is informed by my grocery order (depending how organised I am at getting it done). Most weeks my plan is born of the last minute basics in my online grocery order, but these lists were born of my meal plans…so now I’ve got me a nice little virtuous circle going on! *makes smug face* Continue reading

Creative ways to get kids more involved in cooking and healthy eating


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If your kids had it their way, they’d probably stuff their mouths with fast food and junk food until they ate themselves sick. With so many unhealthy options available within arm’s reach, your kids will likely adopt poor eating habits if you don’t teach them the value of cooking their own meals and eating healthy while they’re young. Make it your goal this year to get them more involved in the kitchen by using these creative strategies to help pique their interest… Continue reading