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Hidden Veggie Pasta that your kids WILL eat!

Guys, The Munchkin is SO flipping picky when it comes to eating. The Potato is the opposite, she will eat anything you put in front of her and then she will still fight you for whatever you’re eating. The Munchkin however will eat: Toast with peanut butter, jam, Melrose or cheese. Weetbix Oats Fishfingers Chicken nuggets Chicken sticks (drumsticks) Tuna gesmoor Roti Beans food And pasta. As you noticed there’s not a lot of fruit and veggies in that list so I have to sneak these  ...

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I’m just a little bit obsessed with overnight oats

Let’s just start this off by saying I’m not a fan of oats on a good day. Except when my sister-in-law makes it because she cooks it to death with generous amounts of elachi and cinnamon. Best! I can never get it right though.  Now that I’m back at work, I need to make sure that I keep my milk supply up and I read that oats can help with that. So off I went online looking for recipes for overnight oats because I don’t have the time to stand in front of the stove  ...

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Food, Toddler Snacks

Toddler Snacks: Gummy fruit sweets

As you all know (or maybe you don’t – I don’t know what you do with your life if you’re not reading my blog really) I’m always on the lookout for quick, healthy snacks for The Munchkin. My criteria for making anything in my life are: Easy to find ingredients Healthy Quick and easy The apricot oat bars went down well and My Lovely Little Lunchbox is my go-to place for yummy and healthy things to try. Recently I’ve discovered a YouTube Channel called  ...

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Food, Parenting, Toddler Snacks

Toddler snacks: Apricot and coconut oat bars

As you know from my previous post, I am on a mission to find healthy snacks for The Munchkin. And because the purse strings are a bit tight I can’t be ordering snacks online all the time because well, money. I have two criteria when it comes to baking things: 1. It can’t be complicated and 2. It has to be quick. Because I am lazy as heck. That’s why when I saw this recipe on My Lovely Little Lunchbox I was excited. You basically throw everything into a food processor,  ...

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