A guide to surviving with teenagers at your dinner table

Teenagers…. We don’t have the pleasure of them living in our home yet but having two young kids it is (hopefully) an unavoidable inevitability! When parents are in that situation, how do we best feed these stroppy lodgers? We want to feed them organic eggs with avocado, smoked salmon and kale for breakfast… they want ...

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Nut Free Snacks

We all run out of snack ideas for our kids from time to time, and can occasionally be found staring into the cupboard trying to convince ourselves that this isn’t the fourth day in a row that we have fed them chocolate Hobnobs in that tricky hour before dinner. There’s nothing wrong with a Hobnob ...

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Find it hard to be healthy?

I find it hard to be healthy. It is little consolation but deep down inside I know that it is not my fault. I believe that it has never been harder to get fit or to stay fit. We are all ‘busy’. It is a common answer to the broad question of “how are you?”…. ...

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Project Mushroom. One family’s quest to get their four year old to eat mushrooms.

Given the recent success story of our 4 year old converting to eating eggs (http://progressivefamilyfood.com/index.php/2016/05/13/he-eats-eggs-its-a-miracle-a-change-in-fussy-eating-and-it-was-none-of-our-doing/) I have been looking into other ways to broaden his palate. The catalyst for his conversion to eggs was largely due to following the crowd and the excitement of collecting his own egg from a chicken coup. None of the ...

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