RECIPES THAT MANAGE MOODS

By combining meals with protein foods, good quality fats and some carbohydrates, our recipes will help your little ones maintain even moods right throughout the day.

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  • Eggs in Tomato Sauce

    These Eggs in Tomato Sauce are perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner -- even a snack if you feel like...

    • 30 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 6

    Polenta Pizza Crust

    Make whatever pizza you want with this gluten-free, casein-free, sugar-free, nut-free, and super yummy Polenta Pizza Crust! Just cornmeal...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 2-4

    Korean Fried Chicken

    Sweet, savoury, and super-crispy -- this Korean Fried Chicken is a finger-licking hit with kids! Potato starch gives crunch and...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Green Beans

    Simple and elegant, Green Beans are a great way to add colour, fibre, and a flavour counterpoint to your Christmas...

    • 30 MINS
    • Stir
    • GAPS
    • serves 4

    Cauliflower Mash

    Cauliflower Mash is not just GAPS diet-friendly — it’s also a great way to cut down on carbohydrates in general...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Blend
    • GAPS
    • serves 4

    Baked Stuffing

    This Baked Stuffing is a delicious, GAPS diet-friendly alternative to the traditional sage stuffing, and the perfect accompaniment to our...

    • 2hour MINS
    • Bake
    • GAPS
    • serves 6-8

    Honey Spice Glazed Ham

    This Honey Spice Glazed Ham is a wonderful centre piece to any Christmas dinner table (least of which is the...

    • 2hour MINS
    • Bake
    • GAPS
    • serves 6-8

    Roast Turkey

    We’re hard put to think of any poultry dish more Christmasy than Roast Turkey. The drippings from the bird will...

    • 3hour MINS
    • Bake
    • GAPS
    • serves 6-8

    Tropical Prawn Ceviche

    The citrus, mango, and watermelon in this Tropical Prawn Ceviche entrée perfectly balance each other’s tang and sweetness. It also...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Stir
    • GAPS
    • serves 6

    Colourful Quinoa Salad

    A feast for the eyes and the stomach -- this Colourful Quinoa Salad is a surefire hit with kids. The...

    • 30 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4-6
  • Prawn, Pomegranate, and Orange Salad

    Casey-Lee Lyons' Prawn Pomegranate Orange Salad is deliciously fresh and summery, with just the right mix of sweetness and tang, lightly...

    • 15 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4-6

    Marinated Barbecue Roast Lamb

    This Marinated Barbecue Roast Lamb is a favourite with nutritionist Casey-Lee Lyons' family. Smothered in fragrant herbs and spices, it's...

    • 3hour MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 6-8

    Tuna Croquettes

    These Tuna Croquettes also work well as patties or logs, and they're a great substitute for chicken nuggets. Hey, maybe...

    • 30 MINS
    • Fry
    • serves 4

    Vegetable Stir Fry

    This Vegetable Stir Fry is great as a dinner on its own, or as a side to a protein main...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • serves 2

    Fish Fingers, Mash, and Green Veggies

    Fish fingers are a fun, not to mention delicious, way to introduce kids to seafood. They're like chicken nuggets, except...

    • 20 MINS
    • Bake
    • serves 2

    Chicken Vegetable Pie

    Pie is a universal favourite, and this Chicken Vegetable Pie is no exception. Who doesn't love coming home to a...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 6

    Chicken Fritters

    Kids love anything fried, and these Chicken Fritters are no exception. Not convinced? Fry smaller pieces and tell them it's...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 6

    Chicken Noodle Soup

    Don't worry, you don't need to be sick to have a bowl of this Chicken Noodle Soup. It's also great...

    • 40 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 2-4

    Beef Stir Fry

    This Asian-inspired Beef Stir Fry is quick, easy, and extremely tasty. Swap out bok choy for the broccoli and add...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Salmon Fritters

    These Salmon Fritters are another great alternative to chicken nuggets. They not only introduce your kids to a whole new...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4
  • Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

    You'll be surprised at how easy it is to make this Asian-inspired Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry. Bonus: it's cheaper,...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 2

    Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce

    Make a big batch of this Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce that you can store in the freezer and use in...

    • 40 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Gluten-Free Beef Patties That Are Better Than Burgers

    Not quite a burger, but these Gluten-Free Beef Patties are just as good. Better, in fact: they're more flexible because...

    • 15 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Crispy Chicken

    All the deliciousness of deep-fried chicken, but without the frying. The secret to this Crispy Chicken is the potato flakes...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 2-4

    Zucchini Noodles in Coconut Chicken Pumpkin Puree

    Try these Zucchini Noodles in Coconut Chicken Pumpkin Puree for a gluten-free dinner tonight. Chicken and pumpkin are always a hit...

    • 15 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Chicken Patties

    Forget chicken nuggets -- these Chicken Patties are moist, delicious, and have all sorts of fruit mixed in! Serve them...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 6

    Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks and Mashed Potato

    These Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks and Mashed Potato are perfect for Sunday dinner. Regular potatoes can be subbed for sweet ones,...

    • 3hour MINS
    • Stir
    • serves

    Roast Chicken and Vegetables

    Roast Chicken and Vegetables isn't a classic for nothing -- everyone loves it, it's easy to make, and there's endless...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Bake
    • serves 4-6

    Zucchini Spaghetti With Tomatoes and Lentils

    All the umami, none of the allergens. This Zucchini Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Lentils is rich and satisfying -- you...

    • 50 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    White Bean and Cauliflower Pasta

    This White Bean and Cauliflower Pasta is the perfect way to get your kids to eat vegetables without them realising...

    • 10 MINS
    • Blend
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4
  • Pumpkin and Pea Coconut Chicken Casserole

    For a warm, comforting dinner, try this Pumpkin and Pea Coconut Chicken Casserole. The pumpkin and coconut milk make a thick,...

    • 10 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Kombucha

    Kombucha is fermented tea. Provided here by Jaime from Cornersmith! Here a SCOBY ( Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast)...

    • 3hour MINS
    • Blend
    • Vegetarian
    • serves

    Chicken With Caramelised Apple Jus & Green Veggies

    Chicken is always a shoo-in with kids, and so are sweet dishes in general. This Chicken With Caramelised Apple Jus...

    • 30 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Fermented Carrots

    Fermented Carrots. This is a great way to introduce fermented vegetables into the kids' meals! These tangy carrots can be...

    • 30 MINS
    • Fridge
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 1.2 litres or 4 x 300 milliltre jars

    Creamy Chicken Pasta Sauce

    This Creamy Chicken Pasta Sauce is a winner in every way. The chicken and creaminess are the classic hallmarks of...

    • 20 MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free
    • serves 4

    Pumpkin and Rosemary Pasta Soup Sauce

    This Pumpkin and Rosemary Pasta Soup Sauce isn't just good for your kids' gut health -- it's also soothing to...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Blend
    • Gluten-free
    • serves 6

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    Chicken, soba noodle soup

    This soup is like love in a bowl with super nourishing ingredients for the gut. I like to make a...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Stir
    • Sugar-free
    • serves 2

    Kids Nori Wraps

    Kids Nori Wraps Recipe by Shelley Kamil How often do you present an infallible kids dinner only to have it completely...

    • 15 MINS
    • Blend
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 4

    Coconut Folded Eggs

    Coconut Folded Eggs Recipe By Shelley Kamil How often do you present an infallible kids dinner only to have it completely...

    • 5 MINS
    • Fry
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 2

    Hidden Vegetable Bolognese

    Hidden Vegetable Bolognese Shhh… don’t tell anyone! There are six veggies hiding inside this super tasty Bolognese sauce.  In this...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Stir
    • serves 8

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  • Mini Vegetable Balls

    Wave goodbye to those fussy-eating days with these delicious mini vegetable balls. They're loaded with lots of nutritious veggies to...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Bake
    • serves 24

    Homemade Baked Beans

    Homemade Baked Beans If your kids love baked beans, you should give this homemade baked bean recipe a go! They...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    The Healthy Kid’s Burrito

    The Healthy Kid's Burrito. Mexican chicken wraps with pineapple and blackbean salsa. We love this slightly more stylish version of the...

    • 30 MINS
    • Fry
    • serves 4-6

    Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

    This Lamb Shepherd's Pie is a favourite at Only About Children. Only About Children, is a highly regarded Childcare Centre...

    • 40 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 10

    Chickpea and Sweet Potato Patties

    Here are some Chickpea and Sweet Potato Patties that your kids will love and which are full of protein.  There is...

    • 30 MINS
    • Bake
    • Vegetarian
    • serves 10

    Healthy Kids Lasagna

    Healthy Kids Lasagna When it comes to store bought lasagnas, there isn’t much in the way of nutrition. The thought...

    • 30 MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free
    • serves 12

    Healthy Vegetable Fritters for Kids

    These fritters are absolutely delicious AND chockfull of delicious veggies! I managed to sneak 2 zucchini, 1 Carrot and  1 Sweet...

    • 20 MINS
    • Fry
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 18

    Kids Chicken and Corn Soup

    By Healthy Mumma! This is a huge hit in our family! Chinese Chicken and Corn Soup! This recipe along with...

    • 30 MINS
    • Stir
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 3

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    Easy Salmon Patties

    Most of you should know that food plays such an important role in the development and correct functioning of many...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 3

    Quick Vegetable Slice

    Talk about cheap and easy! My boys love this slice as an alternative to sandwiches in the lunchbox or an...

    • 10 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 4
  • Kids Cauliflower Mash

    Finding alternatives and imaginative ways to increase the uptake of fibrous vegetables can be a challenge. Have you tried cauliflower...

    • 15 MINS
    • Blend
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 2

    Easy Salmon Patties

    As stated in my other article on the Kids Health Website - Most of you should know that food plays...

    • 15 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free
    • serves 3

    Garlic and Ginger Chicken

    This Garlic and Ginger Chicken recipe is one of my favourites, not only does my husband love this one but so...

    • 20 MINS
    • Fry
    • serves 4

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    Chicken and Vegetable Rolls

    This is one of my favourite recipes and my kids absolutely love it, they beg me to make it all...

    • 10 MINS
    • Fridge
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 12

    Acai Sushi Rolls

    So healthy, fresh and yummy!!! This sushi can be made with either nori or cucumber as the outside wrapping! Vary...

    • 30 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 4

    Apple, Pear & Spinach Juice

    Juices are a brilliant way to Jam Pack your kids with nutrients! The earlier you start them on it the...

    • 5 MINS
    • Blend
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Coconut & Honey Fish Fingers

    My kids love these because they are a bit sweet. It was only after we made our own veggie patch...

    • 10 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free...
    • serves 2

    Chicken and Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls

    Easy rice paper rolls for the Kids. They love helping to put them together and roll them up too!

    • 40 MINS
    • Fridge
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 8

    Thai Chicken Salad

    Serve in a noodle box and kids will love this healthy salad for lunch or dinner!

    • 30 MINS
    • Bake
    • Paleo
    • serves 4

    Easy Kids Tuna Pasta

    This is a recipe handed down from my mum, it was a favourite of mine as a child and while...

    • 10 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free
    • serves 6
  • Sweet Potato Patties

    These super healthy sweet potato and tuna patties are so yummy and packed full of vegies. Eat on their own,...

    • 50 MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 12

    Funny Face Chicken Schnitzels

    This is a great way to get kids in the kitchen, cooking a special treat for mum on her special...

    • 30 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Funny Face Rissoles w Zucchini Spaghetti

    These great little patties are not only a good source of protein and iron, they make vegies fun!

    • 20 MINS
    • Fry
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 4

    Super Food Sausage Rolls

    Ideal for parties or a weekend lunch, these super food sausage rolls have kale hidden inside their golden pastry crust....

    • 50 MINS
    • Bake
    • Sugar-free
    • serves 24

    Kids Fruit Curry

    Generally parents steer clear of serving curries to their children. This curry has a fruit base and very little spice...

    • 1hour MINS
    • Bake
    • Gluten-free...
    • serves 6

    Chunky Beef & Vegetable Pies

    Chunky Beef & Vegetable Pies are a great way to have kids eat more vegies, mostly because they don’t realise...

    • 2hour MINS
    • Bake
    • Nut-free
    • serves 12

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