Christmas Leftovers Cooking Fun!

Christmas Leftovers Cooking Fun!

Eating at Christmas can be an overwhelming day for children. Their usual safe foods may not be accepted due to the pressure of the Christmas meal setting. Ham, bread and potatoes may usually be safe foods, but at Christmas they may be a little different. The ham cut...
The many faces of pressure

The many faces of pressure

Can you spot ‘pressure’ to eat? “Come on, eat now.” “Have your broccoli.” “Are you going to have your broccoli?” “If you have your broccoli, you’ll get ice cream.” “Good boy for eating your meat.” “If...
Tomato sauce… an excellent bridging food

Tomato sauce… an excellent bridging food

The pros and cons of the red stuff… A question that I’m sure millions of parents around the world ask every night… “Should I be letting my child drown everything in sauce?” For some reason tomato sauce (or ketchup if you live in the...
In your child’s shoes at mealtimes

In your child’s shoes at mealtimes

The day I didn’t eat my mushrooms… One day my partner cooked me breakfast which should have been all kinds of wonderful, except it wasn’t. I wasn’t hungry. I was tired and grumpy. And I didn’t like the mushrooms. Me: “Did you cook...