Additive Free Tips
The Additive Free Kids Blog provides you with product reviews, tips and advice from our extensive research, and the latest Additive Free news.
What are natural flavours and should you avoid them? I can't tell you the amount of times I have been asked "What are natural flavours?" and "Should I avoid them?" This has been a topic I have been meaning to blog about for such a long time! It isn't a simple answer...read more
Which mini easter eggs should you buythis Easter? Are you unsure which Mini Easter Eggs to buy for your family this Easter? We have had lots of requests from our Additive Free Kids Community group looking for guidance in which Easter Eggs to buy for their family. I...read more
Open letter to teachers: Please don't give our kids food rewards! Dear Teachers,I represent over 20,000 Mums from the Additive Free Kids community around Australia. These Mums are concerned about the state of the food supply and the amount of additives in our food...read more
Hot Cross Bun recipe roundup Following on from our Hot Cross Bun reviews - Part 1 - Which hot cross buns to buy at the supermarket and Part 2 - Are bakery hot cross buns better? there were so many of you that commented that you were just going to make your own now....read more
Top 5 reasons to eat sugar before additives A question that I hear often is – which are worse – additives or sugar? This was discussed recently in the Additive Free Kids private Facebook community group. There was unanimous consensus that additives are worse than...read more
We only have a couple of weeks left before all the kiddies head back to school. Social media has been inundated with questions from Mums asking for recommendations for: - lunch boxes- cooler bags- drink bottles So much time and energy is spent on what the...read more
What will you hand out to the trick or treaters this Halloween? Each year Halloween seems to gain popularity here in Australia. Families start planning their costumes and itinerary weeks out from the event. Most likely due to all the marketing in...read more
WEMBLEY SUPA IGA PARTNER WITH ADDITIVE FREE KIDS TO HELP FAMILIES SHOP ADDITIVE FREE I have been working very hard over the last few months to bring you a new initiative that I feel you have been wanting and needing for some time. Finally -...read more
HOW TO STAY ADDITIVE FREE EVEN AT SCHOOL Around the country all our kids are heading back to school, if they haven't already, they will be soon. I know there are so many things to think about when first starting school, especially if it is the...read more
Did you know that an average Australian family will consume well over 150 doses of harmful food additives in just 3 days?! If you consider that most families will celebrate with both sides of their family and consume traditional Christmas meals on Christmas Eve,...read more
Are you planning for your child's next additive free birthday party? Your little one’s birthday is soon approaching and you are starting to think about hosting a party. It can fill you with dread sometimes, all the organisation required, choosing who to invite (just a...read more
Sausage, sausage, sausage! I don't know about you, but sausages are every where we go! It seems that being an Aussie, every social occasion will have the good old sausage thrown on the barbie. At every soccer and football match, hotdogs are served afterwards. Please...read more
With summer and the party season well under way in Australia right now I thought this would be a great time to give you some hints, tips and reminders of how to reduce the consumption of nasty food additives at parties without having to stress out!
Here are the top 8 BBQ foods to look out for when it comes to additives:read more