Articles by Kyla Smith

I'm a paediatric dietitian working primarily with kids who find mealtimes difficult, or are considered 'fussy eaters'. I've spent 10 years working on a government funded Mealtime Management Team and I've just branched out on my own. I love the specialty area of mealtime difficulties. My blog is based on key questions that parents ask about childhood nutrition, feeding kids and managing fussy or picky eating.


Chewsday Review- Latina Fresh Kids Ravioli

Lots of people like to use Latina Ravioli as an easy weeknight meal. There’s a Kids version, so surely that’s more healthy than the adult version? Let’s see… 🔶Ingredients: durum semolina, water, cheese (11%), vegetables (8%), breadcrumbs, egg, canola oil, whey powder, salt, sea salt, sugar, yeast extract, nutmeg. 🔹The 11% cheeses are made up…

Chewsday Review- Latina Fresh Kids Ravioli

Lots of people like to use Latina Ravioli as an easy weeknight meal. There’s a Kids version, so surely that’s more healthy than the adult version? Let’s see… 🔶Ingredients: durum semolina, water, cheese (11%), vegetables (8%), breadcrumbs, egg, canola oil, whey powder, salt, sea salt, sugar, yeast extract, nutmeg. 🔹The 11% cheeses are made up…

Chewsday Review- Mission Original Tortilla Strips

Two brands of Lentil Chips have got the thumbs down in past Chewsday reviews, but what about Tortilla Chips? Are they any better? Or just another pretend healthy chip? Let’s see… 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Yellow corn flour (76%), vegetable oil, water, salt 🔹Common allergens include: nil (although label states that milk may be present) 🔶The positives: 🔹Saturated…

Chewsday Review- Mission Original Tortilla Strips

Two brands of Lentil Chips have got the thumbs down in past Chewsday reviews, but what about Tortilla Chips? Are they any better? Or just another pretend healthy chip? Let’s see… 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Yellow corn flour (76%), vegetable oil, water, salt 🔹Common allergens include: nil (although label states that milk may be present) 🔶The positives: 🔹Saturated…

Chewsday Review- Mission Original Tortilla Strips

Two brands of Lentil Chips have got the thumbs down in past Chewsday reviews, but what about Tortilla Chips? Are they any better? Or just another pretend healthy chip? Let’s see… 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Yellow corn flour (76%), vegetable oil, water, salt 🔹Common allergens include: nil (although label states that milk may be present) 🔶The positives: 🔹Saturated…

Chewsday Review- V8 Vegetable Juice

Some of our fussy eating clients eat zero vegetables, but will sometimes drink a vegetable juice. So, I’ve had lots of requests to review the most popular V8 juice. Is it an ok option for those really resistant eaters who just don’t tolerate veggies at all? Today’s Chewsday Review will tell all… 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Tomato (88%),…

Chewsday Review- V8 Vegetable Juice

Some of our fussy eating clients eat zero vegetables, but will sometimes drink a vegetable juice. So, I’ve had lots of requests to review the most popular V8 juice. Is it an ok option for those really resistant eaters who just don’t tolerate veggies at all? Today’s Chewsday Review will tell all… 🔶Ingredients: 🔹Tomato (88%),…

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