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Summer recipe: Roast chicken in marinade

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Looking for a summer-perfect recipe that will delight the entire fam bam? Then look no further than this Roast chicken in marinade recipe that is gluten and nut-free. Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: One hour …

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Acai breakfast bowls

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Looking for something to supercharge you for the day, mama? We thought so! Step right this way… Acai berries and low in sugar, extremely high in antioxidants and contain excellent amounts of iron, calcium, fibre …

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Soul Food: Sweet Potato Crackers

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook These sweet potato crackers are quick and easy to prepare, full of crunch and deliciousness. Plus, they are boosted with vitamin C and fibre, thanks to the addition of sweet potato. Perfect for fussy eaters …

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6 of the best cafes in Sydney

by Victoria Lucas, founder of Love by Willow In Sydney, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to amazing cafes in beautiful venues that serve seriously yummy food. And the best bit? Many of them are family friendly – and some even cater specifically to children in that the …

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Soul food: Lamb kofta recipe

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook This gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free lamb kofta recipe is perfect for children as the koftas are high in zinc, protein and iron. Combining the lamb mince with the naturally sweet flavours of dates and carrots make …

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Soul food: Healthy banana bread

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Store-bought banana breads are often overloaded with processed flours, sugars and unhealty fats. This far healthier recipe contains wholegrain spelt flour, a reduced amount of unprocessed sugar, coconut oil and chia seeds. It is dairy-free, …

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ENERGY STARTER: The Beetroot Berry Smoothie

If you’re after a healthy smoothie with a twist, this beetroot and berry recipe will not disappoint.  by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Beet is not always a first choice when it comes to veggies. High in folate, vitamin C and …

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Banana pikelets with a healthy twist

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Who doesn’t love a pikelet for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack? This Banana pikelet recipe has a healthy twist and is gluten and dairy free.  Prep time: 3-5 mins Cooking time: 5 mins Makes: …

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Pumpkin, banana & cinnamon French toast recipe

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook For a healthy take on a weekend breakfast favourite, you can’t go by this Pumpkin, banana & cinnamon French toast recipe. Prep time: 15 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Serves: 6 // Ingredients 2 eggs …

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Soul food: Supercharged bolognaise

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Even the fussiest of eaters won’t be able to detect the veggies in this supercharged bolognaise dish. It can be pureed into a smooth consistency for babies and picky eaters. It’s dairy free, nut free, …