Chef Jess

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NEW: Our 7-day family friendly meal plans

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 17, 2020 | Category : Blog, Food Preparation, Fussy Eaters

Our 7-day family friendly meal plans are available now: Everyday, Make the most of leftovers, Slow & pressure cooker and Allergy-friendly This year our meal planning habits have kicked up a notch. We’ve always flirted with meal planning knowing it reduces our mental load significantly, boosts the variety of the...
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5 food activities to help kids learn about numbers, patterns and sorting

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 26, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

Learn about numbers, patterns and sorting using food Today, grasping at straws to engage the kids during this strange and unusual homeschooling situation (COVID-19 2020), I naturally turned to food. Amongst the chaos of 4 boys (aged 10 months – 7 years), I managed to quickly prepare these activities throughout...
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3 finger food ideas you can cook in a day sleep

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 12, 2020 | Category : Blog, Food Preparation, Food Storage

3 quick finger foods you can cook in a day sleep A freezer full of nutritious meals and snacks. There’s little that calms my mind more! I have 4 little boys and the youngest, Jude, is 7 months and has already asserted himself as an independent feeder. So having a variety...
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Christmas Apple Sandwiches

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Christmas Apple Sandwiches The One Handed Cooks Christmas eBook is our FREE gift to you with any eBook or Meal Plan ...

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Forget the limits and bribery around chocolate this Easter

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 19, 2019 | Category : Uncategorized

Forget the limits and bribery around the chocolate this Easter.  How it helps with normal eating and fussy kids. No limits? Say whaaat! Please stay with me.. it all makes sense. When chocolate becomes the focus of the holidays and there’s a whole range of chocolate quantities your kids might receive,...
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Meatballs 3-ways for fussy eaters

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 10, 2019 | Category : Blog, Fussy Eaters, Tips & Tricks

Meatballs 3-ways for fussy eaters Slow cooked meatballs are tender, delicious and can be a favourite meal for kids and the whole family – and the texture is perfect every time. But not all kids! Some of mine enjoy them, some of them don’t. I think I overcooked or undercooked...
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Melt-in-your-mouth slow cooker meatballs

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Melt-in-your-mouth Slow Cooker Meatballs (+ pressure cooker option) There’s no need for me to dust off the slow cooker in ...

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The Steps to Eating: how a child learns to eat

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 9, 2019 | Category : Fussy Eaters, Solids

The Steps to Eating With learning to eat comes mealtime challenges. Eating is such a complex task that it takes at least 2-3 years for little kids to learn how to do. As adults we often take it for granted so when your baby, toddler or child spits, throws or refuses...
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What can my baby eat before 6 months of age?

By: | 1 Comment | On: March 31, 2019 | Category : Blog, Solids

What can my baby eat before 6 months of age?  Is my baby ready?  When should I start solids?  Do they need teeth? What should I feed them first? When can they eat meat? When can they eat bread? I want introduce solids with baby-led weaning, when can we start?...
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6 Tips to Help Keep Calm with Food Wastage when Feeding Little Kids

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 31, 2019 | Category : Blog, Fussy Eaters

6 TIPS TO REDUCE FOOD WASTAGE WHEN FEEDING LITTLE KIDS We’ve been asked this regularly recently when talking about offering new and previously refused foods to kids. It’s tough and it can be disheartening at times to see your planning, time and hard work in the kitchen get tossed aside...
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{BOOSTING YOUR BASICS EXTRACT} Simple Baked Spelt and Cinnamon Doughnuts

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Simple Baked Spelt and Cinnamon Doughnuts Recipe extract from our new cookbook, BOOSTING YOUR BASICS published by Penguin Random House Australia, 2019. ...

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{BOOSTING YOUR BASICS EXTRACT} No-Beef Burgers

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No-Beef Burgers Recipe extract from our new cookbook, BOOSTING YOUR BASICS published by Penguin Random House Australia, 2019. Always on the ...

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BOOSTING YOUR BASICS by One Handed Cooks: a sneak preview

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 18, 2019 | Category : Blog, Fussy Eaters, Solids

BOOSTING YOUR BASICS by One Handed Cooks. Making the most of every mealtime – from baby to school age. OUR NEW COOKBOOK: ON SALE NOW “The hugely popular One Handed Cooks are back with a new collection of 100+ simple, healthy family-friendly recipes plus countless practical tips to provide children with...
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Strawberry Swirl Icy ‘North’ Poles

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Strawberry Swirl Icy ‘North’ Poles The One Handed Cooks Christmas eBook is our FREE gift to you with any eBook or ...

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