HOW TO EAT ADDITIVE FREE FOOD ON A BUDGET (& A BUSY SCHEDULE)

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Any parent will agree that time and money are big factors when determining the food your family eats each day.  With personal chefs, endless time and limitless funds, we’d all find it easy to make the choice to eat healthy, additive free foods, yet this is not the reality for most!  So here are twelve […]

HOW TO CREATE A MENU PLAN IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS

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When making the change to additive free food, creating a menu plan can be a very useful part of the preparations.  Why?  Planning ahead can help stop that last minute reliance on additive laden takeaway food when you need a quick meal.  It can help you build up a stash of the right foods in […]

HOW TO GET YOUR FAMILY SUPPORTING A CHANGE TO ADDITIVE FREE FOOD – PART 3

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When making the change to an additive free lifestyle, a very common concern is how to get the adults in your family on board.  You know, the ones that have well ingrained habits and beliefs, favourite foods and well formed opinions?!  Not only can it be stressful wondering how to get their support, but it […]

HOW TO GET YOUR FAMILY SUPPORTING A CHANGE TO ADDITIVE FREE FOOD – PART 2

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In response to a reader request for help, I have written a three part series on how to get your family supporting a change to additive free foods.  Part 1 of this blog series outlined all the information you need to know before approaching your family.  Now it’s time to start talking to your kids and partner […]

HOW TO GET YOUR FAMILY SUPPORTING A CHANGE TO ADDITIVE FREE FOOD – PART 1

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So you’ve made the choice to start your family on real foods.  You’ve seen the benefits, and are committed to the change.  But what about your partner or the kids? Got a husband that refuses to acknowledge there are food groups outside the “Beer, Meat and Bread” categories? Concerned your kids will (shock horror) not […]

KEEP CALM AND HAVE A CUP OF HERBAL TEA

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Looking for new ways to keep your kids calm?  One of my favourite tips for parents needing to find some peace on a winter evening is to relish the wonderful soothing effects of herbal tea.   Here are 10 reasons why…