4 reasons your child won't stay at the dinner table

One of the most frustrating things as a parent is when your toddler or child just won’t stay at the table long enough to eat. But why do some children have such a hard time sitting at the dinner table? There are a few challenges that children may be facing, but with a few simple adjustments, you might be back on track to a relaxed and enjoyable family mealtime.

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Aspen Forgan
Is it safe to feed my child a vegetarian diet?

Vegan and plant based diets are becoming increasingly more popular. However, one major consideration for those who opt for a vegetarian, vegan, or plant based diet is “is it safe for my child?”  Children have very different nutritional needs than adults, with these needs changing often to accommodate their stages of rapid growth and development. 

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Healthy banana, date and walnut bread

Not only is banana bread a great way to get rid of those over-ripe bananas that would otherwise be thrown out, but it tastes delicious! This healthy version is sweetened using maple syrup and dates, rather than refined sugars. It also contains walnuts for a boost in those essential omega-3 fatty acids. For a lunchbox friendly version, simply remove the walnuts or try substituting them with seeds (pepitas, sunflower seeds etc). This recipe can even be stored in the freezer for up to 1 month, making it the perfect lunchbox solution!

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