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Posts from the category: Family Friendly Recipes

10 Healthier Snacks for Kids

10 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

Having a range of healthy snack suggestions ready to go means that I rely a whole lot less on pre-packaged or processed foods when the hangries hit (and my girls both are prone to the hangries - you know, those hunger induced angry outbursts??!) Plus I am always mindful of planning healthy after … [Read more...]

Family Dinner Ideas: One Pan Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese

One Pan Veggie Packed Mac & Cheese

In today's post Maree of Three Foot Cooks transforms a family favourite - good old Mac & Cheese - with a veggie twist and a bonus - it only takes one pan! Dinner ideas that suit the whole family can often be difficult to come up with.  So a dinner idea that not only tastes great to the kids … [Read more...]

50 Frugal Shopping Tips for When Times Are Tight

50 Frugal Shopping Tips for When Times Are Tight

I know many of us live on tight household budgets so I recently asked friends of the Childhood 101 Facebook page to share their favourite tips for saving on shopping and cooking when the budget is really tight. The result is a fabulous list of 50 simple tips for making your money go as far as … [Read more...]

Kids Snack Ideas: Superfood Super Smoothie!

Kids Snack Ideas: Superfoods Super Smoothies. Great for breakfast on the go and as you head off to afterschool activities.

My girls love this smoothie combination. And I love how many great superfoods are crammed into it! The best bit, they have no idea. Even Dad 101 couldn't believe I had hidden avocado in a berry smoothie - he also had no idea! The extra goodness makes this smoothie a great breakfast-on-the-go option … [Read more...]

Homemade Tortillas for Taco Tuesdays

Homemade tortilla recipe

In this post regular contributor Maree of Three Foot Cooks shares a simple and budget friendly recipe for homemade tortillas. Meat free Mondays, Taco Tuesdays and Fishy Fridays.  I have been making a weekly menu plan for our family meals for 7 years now.  I started before Bear and Bee were … [Read more...]

Best of 2014: Family Friendly Recipes & Meal Ideas

Best of 2014 Your Favourite Recipes and Meal Planning Ideas

In this, the second Best of 2014 post, I am sharing the most popular recipe and meal ideas featured at Childhood 101 this year, sorted into family friendly meal ideas, recipes for cooking with children and lunch box recipe ideas. I hope you find some fresh inspiration for the new year in this … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Our girls both love helping when we are cooking dinner, although for one reason or another it isn't always possible for them to be involved directly with the cooking. So I love finding ideas for other ways they can help, and these traffic light kebabs are a great solution - they make a fabulous, … [Read more...]

50 Quicker-Than-Takeaway Family Meal Ideas

50 Quicker-Thank-Takeaway Family Meal Ideas

Too often I lack inspiration when it comes to quick and easy dinner ideas and it's at these times that I fall into the trap of thinking that takeaway is the quickest, easiest option! But honestly, it's usually actually not. Plus it's expensive and so unhealthy for our family. So in an effort to save … [Read more...]