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4 Ingredient Weetbix Slice (Quick and Healthy)

4 Ingredient Weetbix Slice (Quick and Healthy)

Ask and you shall receive! This quick and healthy Weetbix slice was a community request from a mum on Instagram. If I'm honest, I thought Weetbix a...
Nut-Free Muesli Bars

Nut-Free Muesli Bars

Adding a muesli bar to the lunchbox or as a snack for your child's day of eating is a great way to add sustained energy. These nut free muesli bars...
How to make a lunchbox that is Healthy and actually Eaten - Tips from a Nutritionist

How to make a lunchbox that is Healthy and actually Eaten - Tips from a Nutritionist

HOW TO MAKE A LUNCHBOX THAT IS HEALTHY AND ACTUALLY EATEN - TIPS FROM A NUTRITIONIST Making lunchboxes can feel overwhelming. From choosing foods ...
Do this when your child is refusing dinner every day

Do this when your child is refusing dinner every day

Dinner refusal is common. It’s also FRUSTRATING. You’re both exhausted from the day. And now you’re worried too.Worried that they’ve gone another ...
How can I ensure my child is getting enough Iron in their diet?

How can I ensure my child is getting enough Iron in their diet?

Iron is an important nutrient, especially during childhood when a child is undergoing rapid periods of growth. Again, at HNK we often receive messages from parents who are worried about their child’s iron intake, especially due to meat rejection.
'No Pressure Veggies' for increased vegetable exposure and decreased stress at mealtimes

'No Pressure Veggies' for increased vegetable exposure and decreased stress at mealtimes

Children like to remind us that they are hungry as we frantically prepare their meals (sound familiar?). ‘No pressure veggies’ is a great tool to b...
Should I give my kids Junk Food?

Should I give my kids Junk Food?

Junk food, or 'soul food' as we like to call it here at HNK, can bring up many emotions within us. Even just saying the words can feel uncomfortable for many, let alone deciding how our kids are exposed to foods of minimal nutritional value.
Family Meals for Picky Eating: Here's what you need to know

Family Meals for Picky Eating: Here's what you need to know

If you've been around for any length of time you'll know one of my favourite (and free) Meal Time Success tools is the use of family meal times. T...
7 Simple and Healthy Halloween ideas for Kids

7 Simple and Healthy Halloween ideas for Kids

If you're a last-minute mumma (aka busy) and you need simple Halloween ideas for your kids, you're going to love this one. I'm sharing with you 7 ...
How to approach Halloween candy for kids (age-by-age breakdown)

How to approach Halloween candy for kids (age-by-age breakdown)

Here at HNK we are big advocates for promoting a healthy relationship with ALL food. However, when Halloween rolls around each year we have countless messages rolling in from anxious parents.

If approached thoughtfully, Halloween can be the PERFECT opportunity for learning. Let me break it down for you by age and share some real-life practical tips and scripts.
How much Protein does my child actually need?

How much Protein does my child actually need?

At HNK this is a question we often receive from worried parents of children (especially those refusing to eat meat). Firstly, it can be helpful to know it's common for us to see food refusal or chewing and spitting (including meat) during the toddler and early childhood years.
Introducing the Top 9 Allergen Foods to your Baby

Introducing the Top 9 Allergen Foods to your Baby

While it can feel scary and overwhelming, especially if you have a family history of food allergies, most babies will tolerate allergen foods. Pr...