5 simple steps to a stress free week

5 simple steps to a stress free week

The daily pressures of being a busy parent might leave you frustrated, drained or overwhelmed, but there are simple ways to find a little serenity amongst the chaos.
Healthy and nutritious menu ideas for kids’ parties

Healthy and nutritious menu ideas for kids’ parties

If you’re concerned about kids’ nutrition and don’t want to deal with the after‐effects of too much sugar and artificial additives, try some of these healthier treats instead.
Berry sorbet

BERRY SORBET THE KIDS WILL LOVE

Ok, so it has quite a bit of sugar in it, but we all need a treat sometimes. And these particular treats are bursting with real fruit but with no fat, so it’s perfect for kids (and for mums!).
Fun fruit salad in a watermelon basket

HOW TO GET KIDS TO EAT MORE FRUIT

With a serving basket made out of the watermelon skin (it can be as elaborate or as simple as you like), your kids will realise how much fun fruit can be!
Berry yummy icy pops

EASY TO MAKE BERRY YUMMY ICY POPS

These delicious desserts provide all the flavour of the shop-bought alternatives but they are a lot healthier.
Sticky slippery satay noodles

STICKY SLIPPERY SATAY NOODLES FOR THE FUSSY EATER

Boil your noodles and veggies in a saucepan – cooking time depends on which veggies you use and noodle cooking instructions.
Fun rolls

FUN ROLLS FOR KIDS

These are super healthy, super fun and super easy. Pick up a BBQ chicken on your way home, chop some veggies and get the kids to do the rest.
Fabulous feta and pumpkin pasta

FABULOUS FETA AND PUMPKIN PASTA FOR THE FAMILY

This tasty pasta salad’s great – not only is it good for a quick easy family dinner, it’s packed full of freshness and the leftovers are great for school the next day.
Chicken fajitas

CHICKEN FAJITAS FOR A FUN DINNER

These delicious fajitas are great for kids and for parents, and by adding heaps of veggies and swapping sour-cream for natural yogurt, they’re great for health too.
Wrap and roll

WRAP AND ROLL FOR A LUNCHBOX SURPRISE

These are something different for school lunches, but they’re really tasty.
Stickwiches - sandwiches on a stick

THE BEST SANDWICH ALTERNATIVE

Simple Kebab style sandwich.
Vegetarian "steak" sanga

VEGETARIAN “STEAK” SANGA

This recipe is an absolute bottler, and it’s the best way we’ve found to get your kids eating mushrooms.
Itsy bitsy cheese burgers

HOMEMADE CHEESE BURGERS FOR FUSSY EATERS

If your kids love burgers they’ll go nuts for these!
Awesome apple chips

HEALTHY APPLE CHIPS

Kids love chips, but they’re not exactly good for them. Try this ridiculously easy recipe for a healthy, fun alternative that they will gobble down.
Nutty muesli bars

HEALTHY MUESLI BARS IDEAL FOR LUNCHBOXES

Muesli bars often look healthy at the supermarket, but when you look at what’s in them they are full of fat and sugar. So why not make your own for your kids lunch?
Egg in a hole lot of fun

BREAKFAST FUN WITH EGG IN A HOLE

This little treat is great – fun shapes, tremendous tastes and it’s actually healthy.
Sunday brekky sundae

SUNDAY FAMILY BREAKFAST SUNDAE

This is another great “breakfast dessert” to get your kids eating fruit without realising.
Frosty fruit salad

ADD SOME VARIETY TO BREAKFAST WITH FROSTY FRUIT SALAD

Getting the little ones to eat a healthy breakfast is a lot harder to get them eating dessert, so why not try Frozen Fruit Salad, which is both!
Brekky pizza

PIZZA FOR THE FUSSY BREAKFAST EATER

If you’ve got a couple of hard-boiled eggs in the fridge, these delicious brekky pizzas are great for school day breakfast.
Smashing smoothies!

SMASHING SMOOTHIES WITH FRUIT YOUR KIDS WON’T RECOGNISE

Call it a smoothie or a shake and your kids will have no idea they’re eating fruit. Give this one a go, or just blend up a mix of your own.
Cupples

A CREATIVE WAY TO GET KIDS TO EAT APPLES

Kids think these are super fun – hollowed out apples to make punch cups. And once they’re done with the drink, they eat the apple.
Jungle juice

JUNGLE JUICE FOR KIDS THAT DON’T LIKE EATING FRUIT

If your kids love juice, but not eating fruit, then give this recipe a try.
How to bring the outdoors in to your small living space

LOW MAINTENANCE PLANTS FOR INDOOR LIVING

We’ve put together a list of 6 ways to bring a bit of greenery into your living space, regardless of how small or whether you live on the 25th floor!
10 time saving tips for busy women

10 SIMPLE TIME SAVING TIPS FOR BUSY WOMEN

Busy women often have many tips and tricks when it comes to saving time & multitasking! What are yours?
Get the (green) thumbs up: things to do with kids in the garden

EASY WAYS TO GET YOUR KIDS TO ENJOY GARDENING

Start cultivating some little “green thumbs” and get your kids in the garden with these 5 suggestions
Orange spaghetti

ORANGE SPAGHETTI MADE EASY

Kids love having new and exciting things on their plate (sometimes!) so why not try Orange Spaghetti?
Cinnamon sweet potato muffins

HEALTHY CINNAMON SWEET POTATO MUFFINS

Why not try this recipe which includes sweet potatoes and the icing can be left completely up to you!
Cauliflower, potato & parmesan mash

CAULIFLOWER, POTATO & PARMESAN MASH FOR THE FUSSY EATER

Do your kids love mashed potato? Why not use the opportunity to get an extra vegetable into their growing bodies with this one!
Cauliflower Bread Sticks

GET CREATIVE WITH CAULIFLOWER BREAD STICKS

This is a great way to get your kids to eat extra vegetables and with all the extra crunch it’s perfect for soups or snacks.
Chocolate zucchini cupcakes

CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI CUPCAKES KIDS CAN HELP MAKE

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes are a healthy twist on a childhood favourite and packed full of veggies!
Beautiful beetroot chocolate cake (Also great as Red Velvet cake)

DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH HIDDEN BEETROOT

This one sounds a little odd but is a great way to disguise vegetables in a family favourite!
Marvellous muffins

HEALTHY MUFFINS – THE IDEAL SNACK FOR BUSY FAMILIES

Muffins are a great way to get veggies on the go and like quiche they are very versatile and can be made to your family’s tastes. The recipe below is vegetarian, but you can add sliced ham, bacon, chicken or turkey to the mix for something a bit more substantial. We like to make these […]
Green & gold quiche

TASTY QUICHE KIDS CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF

This is one of our family favourites; especially because it’s so quick and can be customised to suit almost anyone’s tastebuds!
Veggie packed meat balls (or burgers!)

THE EASIEST AND HEALTHIEST VEGGIE PACKED MEAT BALLS

These meatballs are fantastic to have with spaghetti but also a great lunch or dinner option with salad or extra veggies.
Hidden vegetable pasta sauce – vegetarian and meat options

HEALTHY HIDDEN VEGETABLE PASTA SAUCE FOR KIDS

Everyone has a recipe for homemade pasta sauce but we think this one is pretty tasty and packed full of vegetables for the whole family.
3 Cenovis christmas checklists to help with the last minute rush!

3 CHECKLISTS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHRISTMAS EASIER

We’ve put together 3 Christmas Checklists to help you manage with the last minute rush
5 smoothie recipes the family will love

5 Smoothie Recipes to Sneak In More Nutrients

Looking for health smoothie recipes? We’ve got 5 recipes for you to try out here on the Cenovis good stuff guide. Click here give them a try
Healthy breakfast recipes

HEALTHY BREAKFAST RECIPES FOR THE FAMILY TO TRY

3 healthy breakfast recipes to try for the whole family.
Bread recipes with a difference

BREAD RECIPES WITH A NUTRITIOUS DIFFERENCE

Bread Recipes for breads that are a little different
7 smoothie recipes for better health

7 SIMPLE SMOOTHIE RECIPES FOR BETTER HEALTH

Everyone loves Smoothies! We’ve put together 7 smoothie recipes to suit everyones taste. Click here to more about them.
8 tips for being be more eco-friendly

8 SIMPLE TIPS FOR BEING BE MORE ECO-FRIENDLY

Going green also has the great spin off of saving money, click here to read our 7 easy tips to help you start saving money.
4 super soup recipes

4 Soup Recipes Packed Full of Vitamins

Four soup recipes to keep you warm this winter. Recipes include Potato and Leek.
Get it together

SIMPLE STEPS TO JUGGLE YOUR FAMILY’S CALENDAR

Goodbye post-it-notes and paper planners, hello online organiser!
Grow your own

SAVE MONEY ON YOUR FAMILY GROCERY SHOP

Ideas to get those grocery bills down.
Fitness first

FITNESS FIRST FOR FAMILY HEALTH

A good dose of exercise helps kids build up strong little bodies, and helps older bodies stay young!
Buy in bulk

HOW YOU CAN BUY IN BULK FOR THE FAMILY

Buying one big serve is a great way to “go green” and reduce unnecessary packaging and household waste. And you’ll be amazed at just how much money you can save, not to mention cutting down on trips back and forth to the shops.
Shop smart

SMART WAYS TO SHOP

A great way to save time is to do your shopping online, plus you can stay in your daggy pjs and no one needs to know!
Think fresh

EATING FRESH IS BEST AND HERE’S HOW

Did you know that processed foods take your body longer to break down than natural products?
Sleep easy

SIMPLE STEPS TO HELP YOU SLEEP EASIER

If you think you’ve got insomnia, it’s important to seek professional medical advice, however there are some simple steps you can take during the day to make the nights a little easier.
Take a chill pill

MUST READ TIPS TO RECHARGE YOUR BATTERIES

Balancing family and work is always exhausting, so try to prioritise some ME time, even if it’s just five minutes a day to recharge your batteries.
The right kind of daily grind

QUESTIONS EVERY COFFEE LOVER SHOULD ASK

Every multitasker knows the power of a good caffeine hit and the taste of a bad one! So when you’re on the run, here are some simple tips to guarantee a good cup.