3 Tips for Encouraging Plant-Based Children to Eat More Vegetables
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3 Tips for Encouraging Plant-Based Children to Eat More Vegetables

Raising plant-based children comes with its unique set of challenges, especially when it comes to nutrition. Many parents worry about ensuring their kids get enough vegetables, which are crucial for a balanced diet. However, encouraging your children to embrace vegetables doesn’t have to be a struggle. In this blog, we’ll explore 3 practical tips to…

How to Make Legumes Appealing to Kids 
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How to Make Legumes Appealing to Kids 

If you’re looking for a way to make legumes appealing to kids, you’ve come to the right place. Legumes, including beans, lentils, chickpeas, and even tofu, are powerhouses of essential nutrients like protein, iron, and fiber—vital for your growing kids, especially if they follow a vegan diet. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to make these nutrient-rich foods a regular, enjoyable part of your child’s meals.

Busting the Myth: Plant-Based Iron Sources with More Iron Than Steak
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Busting the Myth: Plant-Based Iron Sources with More Iron Than Steak

As a Vegan Nutritionist, I’ve often heard the misconception that red meat is the best source of iron. Many people, including my own parents, believed that consuming steak was essential for maintaining healthy iron levels. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, there are numerous plant-based iron sources that contain more iron…

Is your vegan child getting adequate iron on a vegan diet?
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Is your vegan child getting adequate iron on a vegan diet?

Ensuring your vegan kids get the right amount of iron in their diet might sound tough, especially with all the myths floating around about needing meat to stay healthy. But the truth is, a plant-based diet can provide everything they need, iron included. With a little know-how and some clever food choices, you can make sure your kids aren’t just eating healthily but thriving too.

How to Make Sure Your Fussy Vegan Kids Get Enough Plant-Based Protein
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How to Make Sure Your Fussy Vegan Kids Get Enough Plant-Based Protein

Raising vegan children comes with its unique set of challenges, especially when you have fussy eaters or kids with a limited diet. The concern about whether these children are getting enough protein is a common one among vegan parents. I’ll share some actionable advice on ensuring your kids get the protein they need.

Why Homemade is Better Than Supermarket Foods for a Healthy Vegan Lunch Box for your Vegan Kids
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Why Homemade is Better Than Supermarket Foods for a Healthy Vegan Lunch Box for your Vegan Kids

When it comes to getting the most nutrition for your buck in your vegan kids’ school lunch boxes, homemade snacks and foods beat supermarket foods every time. Not only are homemade foods more nutritious overall, but they also cost less, and you have a lot more flexibility in the ingredients.  More Nut Free Options for…

My Top 5 Tips for Quick and Easy Vegan Lunch Boxes for Your Vegan Kids
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My Top 5 Tips for Quick and Easy Vegan Lunch Boxes for Your Vegan Kids

I know that packing a vegan lunch box for school can be a real drain, both on your time and energy levels! There’s nothing like getting to 9 o’clock at night and realising that you have nothing to pack for school lunches! And if you’re in Queensland like me, the supermarkets are already closed! Trust…

How to Pack a Healthy Vegan Lunchbox – Part 1
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How to Pack a Healthy Vegan Lunchbox – Part 1

The most important nutrient for vegan kids is often overlooked when planning out their school lunchboxes. Sure, you look for foods packed with extra iron, and protein, and sometimes even zinc, but how often do you consider how much energy your kids are getting? Kids are at school for around half of their day, so…

3 Ways to Ditch the Perfectionism and Get Your Vegan Kids Eating Healthy Food
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3 Ways to Ditch the Perfectionism and Get Your Vegan Kids Eating Healthy Food

In my first ever podcast episode, I talk about how dropping the perfectionism around our vegan diets actually makes us (and our kids!) healthier eaters in the long run. Where Does the Perfectionism Belief Come From? There is a strong underlying belief in the vegan world that we have to eat perfectly to be healthy….