Tag: Extra Veg

Cooked Vegan Black Bean Brownies in Baking Dish

Vegan Black Bean Brownies

These vegan Black Bean Brownies make a great lunchbox or after school snack for your kids. They are absolutely packed full of iron and zinc – two very important nutrients for your vegan kids. In fact, these brownies have over 3mg of iron per serve, and over 1mg of zinc, […]

Vegan Carrot Cake Cookies on a plate

Carrot Cake Cookies

These nut free Carrot Cake Cookies are a great way to get an iron boost into your kids’ school lunches. They have over 1.3mg of iron per cookie (meaning that 2 cookies have nearly as much iron as 100g of steak!). Not only are these cookies a great veggie boost […]

Vegan Beetroot Muffins in Muffin Tray

Vegan Beetroot Muffins

These delicious Vegan Beetroot Muffins are a great way to get extra veggies into your child’s school lunchbox. Not only are these muffins nut free, but they’re also a great way to introduce your kids to Beetroot! These muffins are a very popular recipe from one of the Lunchbox Plans […]

Vegan Cheese and Corn Savoury Muffins

Cheese and Corn Savoury Vegan Muffins

Here’s a snack recipe for everyone who prefers savoury over sweet – Cheese and Corn Savoury Vegan Muffins! When you talk about snacks, 9 times out of 10, people will suggest sweet recipes. Sweet muffins, muesli bars, protein balls… But what about those people who want something savoury? Well I’ve […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Spinach

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Spinach

Today we’re going to talk about how to get your kids to eat more spinach. Getting your kids to eat their leafy greens would have to be the hardest thing to do as a parent. Okay, I might be being a little over dramatic there… Childbirth was probably harder… But […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Sweet Potato

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Sweet Potato

You’ve heard that sweet potatoes are pretty healthy, but your kids refuse to eat them. How do you get your kids to eat more sweet potatoes? Well, for the month of May, I’m doing a series on how to get your kids to eat more veggies. The first week we […]

How to Get Kids to Eat Zucchini

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Zucchini

This week we’re looking at ways to get kids to eat more zucchini! (Last week we looked at tips to get your kids to get more cauliflower in. You can check out the post here.). In the largest health and nutrition survey ever performed in Australia, called the National Nutrition […]

Tips to get kids to eat cauliflower

How to Get Kids to Eat More Cauliflower

When people talk about what kids are eating, they normally focus on protein and iron (hence the emphasis on meat in kids’ diets) or occasionally calcium. But people so rarely ask about how many veggies kids have. Or if they do, they just brush off how little their kids eat […]

Help Fussy Kids Eat Move Veggies

Help Fussy Kids Eat More Veggies

We can all agree that vegetables are healthy, right? And most of us probably need to be eating more of them, especially our kids. But when you have a picky eater, it can be really hard to get them to eat their vegetables. I have two super fussy eaters. Some […]