Blackbean Brownies

  Blackbean Brownie Recipe Makes: 6 Ingredients 1 can (400g) Back beans, drained, rinsed 1/2 cup Rolled oats 1/2 cup Wholemeal flour 1 tsp Baking powder 1/4 cup Rice malt syrup 1/4 cup Coconut oil 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1/4 cup Cacao powder 1/4 cup Dark chocolate chips Method Preheat oven to 180°C … Continued

How to Pack the Perfect Lunch Box

  If this is your first time sending your kiddies off to school, then packing school lunch boxes may seem like a daunting task. Not to worry! We want to take away some of the pressure and stress, so today our in-house dietitians Anna and Alex are sharing their top tips for packing a healthy … Continued

Deconstructed Tuna Bowl

  Deconstructed Tuna Bowl Recipe Makes: 10 Ingredients 1 1/2 Cups Brown rice, uncooked 475g (5 small cans) Tuna, in springwater 1 cucumber, diced 1 Avocado, mashed 3 tbsp Greek yoghurt 1 tbsp Soy sauce, salt reduced 2 tbsp Lemon juice 1 Carrot, grated Nori, shredded (optional) Method Cook the rice according to packet directions. … Continued

Rainbow Chicken Pilaf

  Rainbow Chicken Pilaf Recipe Makes: 6 Ingredients 1 tsp Extra vigin olive oil 1 Brown onion, finely diced 650g Chicken 1 tsp Ginger, minced 1 tsp Garam masala, ground 1 tsp Cinnamon, ground 1 tsp Turmeric, ground 1 3/4 Cup Basmati rice, uncooked 1L Chicken stock, salt reduced 1 Carrot, diced 3 stalks Celery, … Continued

Healthier Chocolate Crackle Recipe

  Healthier Chocolate Crackles Makes: 12 Ingredients 2 cups puffed rice (or brown rice puffs) 2 tbsp honey or rice malt syrup 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup raw cacao powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup melted coconut oil Method Combine puffed rice, honey, coconut, cacao powder, vanilla extract. Add coconut oil and mix … Continued

Protein for Kids

  Protein in kid’s diets is a hot topic, with many parents expressing concerns about whether their carb-loving child is getting enough protein, especially if they refuse to eat meat. The good news is that most kids get plenty of protein, even if they are not big meat eaters. This is because protein is found … Continued

6 Tips to Keep your Kids Healthy over the Holidays

  The holiday season is fast approaching and for families this often means busy schedules with numerous parties and celebrations. In order to maintain a healthy holiday diet and not get carried away with all the festive foods, our in-house Dietitians Anna and Alex from The Biting Truth have shared 6 tips to keep kids healthy … Continued

Is my Child Eating Too Much Fruit?

  Fruit is wonderful for little and growing bodies. It provides a whole host of vitamins and minerals that are necessary for the body to function properly. Fruit is also a great source of fibre, which keeps our bowels regular and can reduce the risk of diseases later in life. Although it might seem unnecessary … Continued

The Stages of Language Development in Children

  It’s important to remember that every child is different when it comes to language development. Children learn to communicate through interactions with others. Family, friends, Educators and other professionals will often have the most interaction and, therefore, more influence on a child’s language development. Families and caregivers can encourage children’s language development through meaningful … Continued

Separation Anxiety in Children and Parents

Both children and parents can have feelings of anxiety. It helps to recognise the signs of separation anxiety as there are some tools you can use to help manage this for both you and your child. What is Separation Anxiety? Psychologist Dr Kim Shortridge, from the Sydney Psychology Centre, works closely with our Only About … Continued