The Land of Dumplings and Cheese Pie: A Look into Georgian Culture with Alice Zaslavsky

By: Georgia Free

Australia is a land of many cultures and tongues, and Harmony Week is the perfect time to spotlight a culture Australians may have never have heard of such as Georgia. Former MasterChef contestant Alice Zaslavsky spent just seven years of her life in the tiny country of Georgia but, as an adult, is now reclaiming and celebrating the culture she was born into. Read more

My 7 yr-old Only Eats Chips

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Dealing with a fussy eater can be a challenge. Poor eating habits in middle childhood and the tween years tend to be long-lasting. We need to take them seriously. Read more

Happy Families Podcast: Dealing With Fussy Eaters

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Sometimes kids just don’t like certain foods, or they want a sense of control over how and what foods get put on their plate. In this episode of the Happy Families podcast, Justin and Kylie discuss fussy eating.
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MasterChef’s Alice Zaslavsky Wants Us to Start Thinking About Veggies as the Main Meal

By: Sam Robinson

Former MasterChef-turned-TV-host Alice Zaslavsky really loves vegetables. Like, a lot. She’s turned her passion for veggies into a brand new book, In Praise of Veg – a two kilogram guide to vegetables and how to cook them well that wouldn’t look out of place next to Stephanie Alexander’s classic The Cook’s Companion. Read more

Food Insecurity In Australia? More Than 1 in 5 Aussies Have Not Had Enough To Eat.

By: McCrindle

Food insecurity is a growing social crisis in Australia despite being one of the world’s wealthiest countries. More than 1 in 5 Australians (21%) have experienced food insecurity in the last 12 months, meaning they ran out of food and were unable to buy more.
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The Fear of Leftovers (FOLO) is Gripping the Workplace

By: McCrindle

What is FOLO? The fear of leftovers or FOLO is gripping a quarter of Australians who say they are embarrassed to eat leftovers at work. Read more

Why Your Dining Table Has Great Significance

By: Susan Sohn

A number of years ago my parents made the big decision to move from our farm and family home into our small, very quaint town. As many of you know, a move like this is huge. Read more

Chopped Mixed Salad with Almonds

By: Susan Joy

This is a quick and simple salad that the whole family will love. Just substitute any of the salad vegetables with your family’s favourites. I’ve made the dressing with almond butter for a creamy consistency and added chopped almonds to the salad for some crunch. Chopping the salad makes it easy to serve and a great choice to take to a BBQ or on a picnic. For a nut-free version, use sunflower butter or tahini in the dressing and add seeds to the salad instead of almonds. Read more

My Kind of Doctor: “It’s Only Too Much Coffee When It Hurts Your Wallet”

By: Anne Rinaudo

Professor Merlin Thomas is a physician and a scientist in the Department of Medicine at Monash University. His work links the complex disciplines of biochemistry and biology to the real needs of real people; like our real need for real coffee (or tea). Read more

Nourishing Foods For Your Baby

By: Susan Joy

Your baby may have just started on solids or started teething and you are very excited about these new stages in your babies life. Are you wondering what are the best foods to provide to your precious one that will be nourishing? Read more