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Eating Together At Meal Times – And why this is important in a growing child’s life!

Eating Together At Meal Times – And why this is important in a growing child’s life!

In a recent article, Anne Fishel, co-founder of a non-profit organisation, The Family Dinner Project stated, 

…family dinners encourage children to eat more fruit & vegetables and fewer fried foods and soft drinks. When kids grow into young adults, they keep benefiting from the practice of regular family meals and are more likely to keep eating healthy food once they have left the family home.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year friends! What a scorching start to the year it’s been! If you’re anything like me, there’s no cooking going on or let’s say very minimal, as it’s the only way to keep the house cool and not overwork the air-conditioner!

GATHERING AROUND THE FAMILY TABLE!

GATHERING AROUND THE FAMILY TABLE!

There is always something to do, a task to complete or an errand to run!

It can get frantic at times and there are some core values I think most of us have that we really don’t want to compromise. Let me share some of mine!

WEEKDAY DINNERS: Greek Lemon Chicken with Rice

WEEKDAY DINNERS: Greek Lemon Chicken with Rice

If you’ve been following me for a while now, you may recall the funny incident during the time my husband and I were dating and his first ‘Avgolemono (Greek Egg & Lemon Soup) experience. You know, it’s a wintery day, my mum cooks our favourite soup, Greg joins us for lunch and … and he just couldn’t stomach the lemony soup served up.

Vegetarian Eats

Vegetarian Eats

I’m back on the wagon...the vegetarian wagon that is! I got a little lazy, busy and my head was so full of what I had to get done that I didn’t have time to consider what I was filling my fridge or pantry with and too often I would just grab what I had and cook. It was healthy but not always meat free.

Longing for a Mediterranean Summer Escape

Longing for a Mediterranean Summer Escape

It’s hard not to get a little nostalgic at this time of the year – it’s cold and wet here in Australia and when photos of my beloved friends and relatives living it up in warmth in the Northern Hemisphere, in particular when Greece and Italy pop up, I can’t help but want to jump on a plane and join them.