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Easy Dinner Recipe: Sausage & Rice Bake

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This post is by regular contributor Kylie Gardner of Octavia & Vicky. Every Monday I get a sense of dread in my bones as I realise I need to plan the meals for the week. Again. Do these little people really need to be fed Every Single Day? Really? I actually love cooking (and I love … [Read more...]

3 Super Smoothie Recipes Your Kids Will Love

3 smoothie recipes your family will love

This is a sponsored post. My girls are both reasonably good eaters but as they are so active playing and learning throughout the day I am always mindful of packing as much nutritional value into each meal as I can. Which is one of the reasons I love including smoothies as part of our breakfast … [Read more...]

12 Family Friendly Slow Cooker Recipes

12 Slow Cooker Recipes

As Autumn sets in and the days get shorter and the weather cools my mind turns to hearty, belly warming family meal ideas. Soups, stews, casseroles and curries start to make a much more regular appearance on our dinner table and our slow cooker becomes my saviour, especially on days when we are busy … [Read more...]

Easy Dinner Recipe: Chicken Kebabs

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I love easy, straightforward dinner recipes. The only thing I love more than easy, straightforward dinner recipes, are meals that my hubby cooks, and my children devour! This simple dinner recipe for chicken kebabs, I am pleased to say, hits the jackpot. It’s super easy, involves hubby cooking … [Read more...]

5 Family Friendly, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

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This post is sponsored by Coles. Well we did it and I am so glad we did! The #7daybreakfast challenge has certainly made breakfast time a whole lot more interesting at Chateau Childhood 101 – we’ve tried new recipes, found new favourites and put old favourites firmly back on the breakfast menu. … [Read more...]

What’s For Breakfast at Your House?

Homemade baked beans recipe via Childhood 101

This post is sponsored by Coles. I admit I am a bit of a breakfast tyrant. I like my girls to have a filling, healthy breakfast and I generally discourage packaged breakfast cereal (porridge excepted), especially on school days. As a teacher I believe eating a good breakfast is essential to … [Read more...]

15 Good, Old Fashioned Family Meal Ideas

15 Good Old Fashioned Family Meal Ideas via Childhood 101

When it comes to menu planning there are weeks when I want nothing more than to fall back on some good, old fashioned favourites - those that I know the kids will eat and that take little thought from me in the kitchen! We seem to go through phases when many of these meal ideas are on high rotation … [Read more...]

Family Dinner: Creamy Risoni with Pumpkin & Sweet Potato

Family Dinner Recipes - Creamy risoni with pumpkin and sweet potato {Octavia and Vicky guest post on Childhood 101}

This post is by Kylie Gardner of Octavia and Vicky. This may be embarrassing to admit, but I find so much triumph and joy out in finding a family dinner which I actually enjoy eating too. I am very bored with meat and veg, can't stand the sight of tuna mornay (my four year old daughter's … [Read more...]