Food/Recipes Archive

Green Smoothie for Veggie-Hating Kids

We drink a lot of smoothies in our house and our favourite recipe is a very green one we call "Dino Buzz"! It basically gets its name from Miss A's favourite Boost Juice smoothie Banana Buzz which consists

Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

So colourful veggie pancakes has been my thing as of late. We've done green pancakes (zucchini with the skin on), pink pancakes (beetroot), and then I thought…how about pumpkin for golden pancakes? I baked the pumpkin then

Pink Beetroot Pancakes

A couple weeks ago, I decided to attempt to add beetroot to pancakes and smoothies since it turns things pink…and little girls like all things pink, right? So I bought a bunch of beets, wrapped them in foil, baked them whole,

Let Your Toddler Help in The Kitchen: Give them the knife!

I've always been a big fan of the Montessori way of teaching kids' life skills which includes learning to cook, using real kitchen utensils, and learning to be independent from a young age. I know a lot of people

Broccoli and Cheese Nuggets

A couple weeks ago, I whipped up some broccoli and cheese nuggets/tater tots/patties (call them what you may) and my toddler actually ate a couple which is nothing short of a miracle. How to make them: Chop a head

Brunch @ Matcha Mylkbar, St Kilda

I am someone who usually prefers not to mix cafe/restaurant outings with young babies, but an invite from a friend to check out new vegan cafe Matcha Mylkbar sounded way too good to pass up (I love

Chocolate Avocado Mousse: Serve the kids dessert without the guilt

A few nights ago, in a desperate bid to get some nutritents into my fussy eater, I whipped up this chocolate avocado mousse. I had come across it on the internet quite a while ago and it

Healthy Baked Vegetable Chips/Crisps for Kids

My 2-year-10-month old is in this phase where she loves crunchy, crispy things. So I decided to invest in a mandolin slicer and bake vegetable chips for her at home. The photo below was my first attempt at sweet

Super Easy Banana Cake

My toddler loves asking silly questions just to hear us go "Nooooo…!" in an exaggerated manner. A while back she would ask "Do we eat (insert word) cake?" First she would start off with "banana cake" which the answer

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets for Kids

These chicken nuggets are super quick to whip up and are a healthy alternative for fast food lovers. They can be served with homemade baked chips or other vegetables on the side. In the photo are takeaway chips from

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