Chewsday Review- Tip Top Raisin Toast

Fruit toasts are a great snack and can be a way to introduce new flavours if your child is growing tired of regular bread. There are a few brands to choose from for your fruit toast, and here student dietitian Gabrielle Beech looks at the Tip Top Raisin toast. You’ll get 12 slices for your $4. 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Wheat flour, mixed fruit (25%) (raisins 19%), (Sultanas 5%), (Currants 1%), Water, Baker’s yeast, Wheat gluten, Vegetable oil, Mixed spice, Iodised salt, Vinegar, Soy flour, Emulsifier [481 472e, 471], vitamins (Thiamin, Folic Acid). ̈ 🔹Common allergens include wheat, gluten and soy 🔹May contain sesame seeds and milk 🔹1 serve is considered 2 slices 🔶The positives: 🔹No added sugar

Chewsday Review- Mayver’s Cacao Super Spread

Today’s Chewsday Review, and some of those coming up, are brought to you by a bunch of talented student dietitians from Curtin University. Today’s guest blogger is Caitlin Fiegert. Things have changed since the days of ‘crunchy versus smooth’, as the market seems to have gone nuts with peanut butter alternatives. Today’s Chewsday Review tackles Mayver’s new Cacao Super Spread to see how it stacks up against traditional options. 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Peanuts, almonds, cashews, brazil nuts, dates, cacao powder (2.7%), chia seeds, sesame seeds, natural vanilla flavour. 🔹Cacao is a less processed version of cocoa, making it slightly richer in certain nutrients like fibre and magnesium (this isn’t a

Chewsday Review- Rosella Honest Kids Tomato Sauce

Is your little one a tomato sauce fiend? Thanks to my husband, my daughter goes nuts for a bit of red sauce! And turns out not all sauces are created equal. Today’s Chewsday Review features Rosella Honest Kids tomato sauce. How does it stack up in the nutritional stakes? Let's see... 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Tomato puree (65%), apple paste, vinegar, carrot juice concentrate, salt, natural colour (paprika extract), natural flavour, spice extracts 🔹Common allergens include: nil 🔶The positives: 🔹Fat and saturated fat content all meet healthy guidelines. 🔹Convenient, and keeps well in the pantry. 🔹The sugar content is within healthy guidelines at 10.2g/100g and this is 60% less than Masterfoods bra

Why we don’t try to ‘fix’ fussy eating

If you’re thinking about making an appointment with a feeding specialist, then you would be hoping that they can ‘fix’ your child’s eating issues. We completely understand that. Most of the parents we see have a clear idea of a particular food or type of food that they REALLY want their child to eat. It might be a vegetable or just anything that isn’t beige! Or it might be that meat is the real struggle and they’d love their child to share a roast dinner with them. Whatever the food is, most people have something in their mind that would signify ‘success’. WHY IS SUCCESS HARD? But (and there’s always a but!) if your child has struggled with new foods for a long time, there as almost always b

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