Menu Planning

Nourished Beginnings / Menu Planning

Anzac Biscuit Chewy or Crunchy

I love food. One misconception about people who eat healthy is that we mustn’t really like food and that we must be live in a world without flavour. If it’s healthy, it must be bland right? Well, in my house that is definitely NOT the case. When people ask me what I do and the conversation inevitably turns to food, the thing I bang on about most is that you can still enjoy the food you love, all you need to do is give it a healthy twist....


Creamy Coconut Chicken

Thank goodness spring is here! As I’m sure you would agree, it is time for winter to move on over and make way for some beautiful warm spring days. Winter in early childhood centres is often overrun with runny noses and more bugs than one person should be allowed to catch in 1 lifetime! So let’s nourish those little tummies with a delicious creamy coconut chicken recipe that’s always a favourite in our house....


Quick Smart After School Snack

Tell me, how is your back to school transition going? With shoes to find, kids to clean and lunch boxes to be packed, I never realised it would be so hard to JUST. GET. OUT. THE. DOOR! For us, this is the first time attempting the school morning routine. Our beautiful, energetic, spirited Addison is finally in ‘big school’ and none of us could be happier (yeah okay, maybe I’m most excited of all)....


Prepare to fly

We’re recently back from a holiday which required super human efforts in organising 2 adults, a 3 1/2 year old and a 4 month old for a whole day of flying. Maybe it was such a mammoth effort due to the fact that I didn’t start packing until the day before…anyway, my priorities for flight prep were something like this:...


Just a little tweak

Okay, so I’m going to be honest here. Recipe creation is not one of my strengths. When I started out on this journey, I thought that I had to be developing new and exciting recipes if I was going to succeed (and everyone else seemed to be doing it so I should be to). I struggled with this for a long time because I felt like a fraud if I did’t come up with amazing recipes myself....