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Holiday Program a Success

CONFIRMING  we are repeating this in the October School Holidays… What an amazing week we had on the April It’s My Turn to Cook Bosch School Holiday Program… I will share details when I come up for air but just

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When saying no means I love you

 Most parents want to arm their kids with as many skills as they can – and food skills are towards the top of the list if they are concerned about their well-being. Whether it is being able to rustle up

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Love Live Food Kids – a plan for action!

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The ultimate compliment for Claire as a role model

The messenger is as important as the message I have long been an advocate of a using role models to instigate food changes and inspire action with kids  -  this is the basis of the Food Savvy Kids strategy that

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We are rebranding to reflect our bigger intent…

The past few months have been amazing, our whole Teach Children to Cook strategy is gaining so much momentum as parents and educators alike discover the merits in what we are doing. In a nutshell our strategy has morphed from

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Guest Blog Jillian Michaels from Everyday Health

In my second guest blog Jillian Michaels from www.everydayhealth.com interviews… Jamie Oliver on the Fight for Healthier Food The British chef of ‘Food Revolution’ fame is out to change the way we cook, eat, and feed our kids. He tells

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LIFE LOVE FOOD KIDS

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. If you look at cooking with your children as ‘making a meal’ it is a nice-to-do option and it will remain a low in priority. If

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Cookbook wins award

Our book Who’s Cooking Tonight? won the Non-fiction Children’s Choice Award  in the 2011 NZ Post Children’s Book Awards. This was amidst tough competition from some of our literary ‘giants’ – so for cook book to have managed this amidst some very

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kids that can cook make better food choices

I wrote this post as a participant in the Eat, Play, Love blog carnival hosted by Meals Matter and Dairy Council of California to share ideas on positive and fun ways to teach children healthy eating habits. A list of

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VOTING CLOSED

A BIG thanks to all of you who voted, or encouraged kids to vote, for  Who’s Cooking Tonight? in the Readers Choice section of the NZ Post Children’s Book Awards. Voting closed yesterday and we are thrilled to say that we

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Everyday Health Guest Post

Everyday Health Guest Post

October 21st, 2013

An interesting study out of America looking at the merits of vegetarianism. Certainly food for thoug…More>>

Visit our kids site

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It's My Turn to Cook Tonight is hosted by my daughter Claire, this is our kids site with no adults visible at all there! Both our sites, Food Savvy Kids and It's My Turn To Cook Tonight, are intertwined with identical intent of getting kids food savvy.