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The Additive Free Kids Blog aims to provide you with product reviews, tips and advice from our extensive research, and the latest Additive Free news.
As a busy, working Mum, my plan is to make it as easy as possible for you to make the switch to additive free – and ensuring it’s not just one more thing for you to feel guilty about when it comes to parenting.
Take baby steps, do what you can, arm yourself with information and knowledge, and know you have my full support.
We are always looking for quick and easy additive free snacks here at Additive Free Kids - Apple Pecan Pie Balls fit the bill! You really don't need to spend hours in the kitchen preparing snacks. When you have recipes like these that literally take a few minutes, you...read more
Now that we are starting to approach cooler weather I really felt like having something yummy and warm and apple-y (yes that is a word 😉 ). Something that brought back childhood memories, something akin to apple pie, but not quite. The smell of this cake and muffins...read more
Are you looking for quick and easy additive free snacks? Do you feel that you don't have time to spend hours in the kitchen preparing additive free snacks? We have a healthy additive free snack for you to try! Perfect for those hungry little tummies after school!...read more
Rafferty's Garden values healthy, natural, REAL food... yet has yeast extract in their new product? A brand that I used to trust this when I had little ones. I loved their values. Rafferty’s Garden valued healthy, natural, REAL food. They had high stadards and...read more
MAKING ADDITIVE FREE EASY - ADDITIVE FREE POTATO CHIPS I know that you feel overwhelmed when it comes to additive free! I know it feels daunting when you are first starting out. It really doesn't need to be. All you need to do is take a step, one thing at a time. I...read more
I always get excited when I see a new product advertised on TV or on billboards outside corner stores / delis. I often wonder, will they get it right this time? Will this manufacturer be true to its marketing and really deliver on its promise of natural real food? ...read more
Always turn the pack over! I recently got caught out again. Yes it does happen to me. Unfortunately this was beyond my control. Before placing my order, I checked the ingredients on the distributor's website. I also double checked the Zebra...read more
ADDITIVE FREE PEANUT BUTTER In our Supermarket "Switch this for That" series, today we are looking at Additive Free Peanut Butter. Ingredients: Roasted Peanuts (85%), Vegetable Oils (Contains Antioxidant (320)), Sugar, Salt. Ingredients: Just Roasted Peanuts (99.3%)...read more
Do food additives affect gut health? Let's take a look at whether food additives affect gut health. Our kids are suffering more and more from allergies, food intolerances, low energy, fatigue, obesity, poor immune health and mental & behavioural health issues such...read more
WHY YOU NEED TO TRANSITION TO ADDITIVE FREE An irony of our modern day lifestyles is that we have never had so many conveniences, yet at the same time find ourselves more time poor than ever! Over the last few decades, there has been a huge increase in...read more
Are Grill'd burgers a better option than McDonald's? We recently visited Grill’d. A rare treat for our large family. We chose Grill’d based on their values of having burgers that are ‘good for you”. Burgers that use quality and premium ingredients, and...read more
It has come to my attention via the great work that Sue and Howard Dengate do at the Food Intolerance Network that manufacturers have a new sneaky labelling tactic that they want to use to hide MSG in our food. One that is undoubtedly going to increase their profits...read more