Category Archives: food for kids

Make takeaway the healthy way…today. A kid’s perspective.

My 8 year old daughter wrote a speech for school earlier this year that is worth sharing, titled “Fast Food should be healthy”. However my children decide to eat in future, I think their knowledge of food additives and the potential for adverse reactions … Continue reading

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Spring meal plan

Week 1 Dinners: Failsafe ‘pad thai’; Lamb cutlets, veggie sticks and brown rice; Baked chicken, steamed green beans and rotmos (mixed mashed root veg); Lamb kebabs, with salad and tortillas ; Sausage rolls (beef or chicken) with leftover salad and rotmos; Baked chicken legs with rice and … Continue reading

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Another mid-winter meal plan

Week 1 dinners: Homemade beef burgers and wedges, roast lamb or chicken with potato bake, sausage casserole, lamb and celery satay on rice (Friendly Food), glazed meatballs (Failsafe Cookbook) with mash and steamed vegetables, coq au vodka with rice or … Continue reading

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Delicious snacks (moderate salicylate, low amine, low glutamate)

Satisfying crunchy, sweet, salty and creamy snacks! I created my list following on from a suggestion in the year-long Replenish 365 course created by Lisa Grace Byrne. I really like the book Replenish 365 by Lisa Grace Byrne so you may like to … Continue reading

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Mid-winter meal plan

Week 1 Dinners: Failsafe sausages, Miracle Mash and steamed veg; Steak and whiskey pot pie; Roast lamb and maple roast vegetables; Homemade beef burgers with caramelised leek and lettuce; Chicken coq au vodka; Stir fried chicken and noodles (moderate salicylates); Big … Continue reading

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Meal plan: Week starting 23 May

Monday:Chicken pie and maple roast vegetables or Clayton’s chicken curry. Make pear ketchup Tuesday:  Roast lamb and jacket potatoes with green beans. Bhaji or Besan bombs from The Failsafe Cookbook for a snack. Wednesday: Meatballs with steamed vegetables and pear ketchup Thursday: Baked chicken thighs with … Continue reading

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Meal plan: Week starting 16 May

Monday: Chicken casserole from The Failsafe Cookbook with green beans and lettuce Tuesday: Nana’s chicken soup from The Failsafe Cookbook (I’ll use chicken pieces and quick cooking to minimise amines) Wednesday: Mountain bread burritos from The Failsafe Cookbook Thursday: Jacket … Continue reading

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