The scoop on sodium 

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This week at Shelley’s Good Eats we are bringing you the scoop on sodium! During this post, we endeavour to cover all the common questions and misconceptions surrounding this nutrient, as well as some practical tips for you and your family.  What…
Sources of calcium: Milk, Yoghurt and Almonds

Your Kids and Calcium 

This week at Shelley’s Good Eats we are talking about all things calcium...and specifically why this little nutrient might deserve your attention when it comes to feeding your kids. We’ll also be discussing the important role calcium plays…
unsaturated fat sources

The truth about feeding your kids fats

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Here at Shelley’s Good Eats, we know it can be difficult for parents to know what foods they should be feeding their kids. So today we’re discussing all things fat, and particularly the truth about feeding your kids healthy fats. With so…

Why kids belong in the kitchen…

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You have heard it all before cook with your kids, its great for their development, it helps them eat better. BUT why? Why is it so good? Well I am digging a little deeper into the research to show you exactly why your kids belong in the kitchen!…

5 Lunch box snacks you need to start packing!

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School is well underway. We are either entering week 2 or week 3 (who are the lucky ones? Ha!). And you already you are sick of the lunchbox coming home full, you're at a loss of what to feed your kids? What snacks to feed them? And concerned…
food waste from fresh produce

How to reduce food waste in your home

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Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of our ‘Shelley’s Sustainability Series’. This week we are coving all things food waste…mainly how you and your family can reduce the amount of food waste in your home. And because we know how…
Gingerbread Biscuits

Cooking with your kids this silly season

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Hello and a very Merry Christmas from the team at Shelley’s Good Eats! In this weeks post we’re going to chat about some simple ways to get your kids involved in some fun Christmas cooking during the weeks leading up to December’s main…

Trio of dips – for all your holiday entertaining!

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We are coming into the holiday seasons - aka a month of a whole lot of entertaining so I like to make some delicious healthy treats for my usual cheese platters. But dips are just for entertaining OR cheese platters. They are a great sensory…
Sugar in your tea

Sugar: Is it really all the same?

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If you have read anything online in the past 4 years you will probably believe that sugar is evil and honey, maple syrup, rice malt syrup and dates are the god send. They are the healthy alternative. Look I don’t blame you for believing this.…

Legumes – everything you need to know…

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Myth: You need to follow food combining principles for optimal digestion   Fad diets are everywhere, I don’t need to tell you that again. But is food combining a fad diet? Or is there some truth to the rumours.   Advocates for the food combining…