Articles on Attitude

why I don’t praise my children for eating

why I don’t praise my children for eating

The thing is….there is a BIG difference between getting a child to eat their veggies (but they spit them out if you are not there or overeat ‘treats’ when you turn your back) and helping children learn to like veggies so that learn to choose them and enjoy them for life.

eating on a budget

eating on a budget

Eating on $2 a day has given me some insights into feeding a family filling, nutritious and colourful foods on a budget. If you are interested, I’d like to share them with you.

waste not

waste not

We are all guilty of forgetting about those veggies at the bottom of the fridge or the fruit that got a bit squishy in the fruit bowl. You might not even think about tossing them in the bin, and rightly so if it’s smelly and mushy, but most of the time those sad looking fruits and veg can be saved!

just food

just food

Food is morally neutral, shouldn’t make us feel bad or guilty. Food should be enjoyed!

waste less

waste less

Hot off the heals of the ABC series War on Waste- let’s chat food sustainability.

food and mood

food and mood

Did you know that diet can improve your concentration, memory, mood and energy levels?

you can make friends with salad

you can make friends with salad

Being a dietitian with a Simpson loving (“You don’t make friends with saa-lad…you don’t make friends with saa-lad”), fussy eating husband, I am often taunted with this song. And you know what… I couldn’t disagree more.
And here’s why…

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