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Dads Online is about to turn 5. Since the beginning we have written about many topics. I remember the early days we were all about: connecting with your children after absence, When you just cant be there, Parenting plans, Dads have feelings too, ways to make your child feel secure, What to say to the […]

A lunchbox to satisfy Dad and the kids

Its not the first time I have posted on putting together a healthy School lunch box but this is also my lunch box. When I make the school lunch I also make a duplicate for me 🙂 Fresh fruit is always a winner and I love this time of year. The better fruits are now […]

Banana and peanut butter sandwich

Ingredients (serves 1) 2 slices of your favourite bread 1 tbs peanut butter 1 banana, sliced 2 tsp honey This snack is universal, breakfast or lunch 🙂 Came across it in a cafe in St Kilda Melbourne the other day, so simple and delish! Method Spread 1 slice of bread with 1 tbs peanut butter. […]

Can a good bowl of soup be better than sex?

I reckon it can be 🙂 Well at least this soup is – Cauliflower & Zucchini Soup Why not have both on a cold winters night, sex and soup and you will be the happiest man in town. 🙂 I got onto this recipe when I stayed at the Golden Door retreat, every time I […]

Golden Door Muffins

I now know what indiscriminate exercise means 🙂 When I visited the Golden Door in the Brisbane hinterlands for a Dads 5 day health and wellbeing stay. I was allocated cabin 16 which was wonderful but it was located close to the top of the highest hill, each day after lunch or dinner I would venture back up this hill which in itself […]

Pancakes with banana and maple syrup

On those mornings that your wondering what to cook for the kids? or just want something different to make. Try this easy pancake recipe (better than the packet mix) kids can even help. The first time i tried I ruined a couple but then found out that its normal until the pan gets an even […]

Osso Bucco with a Dads twist

Tonight was the first week night of the year that gave us a hint of winter- 11 celsius. A perfect night for a slow cooked style casserole with mash potato. I searched the net for a yummy recipe that would satisfy my toughest critics, yes the kids! I found a recipe that was DELICIOUS 🙂 No wonder […]

3 recipes to make with the kids

They say that watching your parents cook is one of the strongest memories a child can have and cooking as a family is one of the few ways everyone can come together. If food was a big part of your household growing up, you would always remember arriving home from school to the rich aroma […]

Jackeroo Pie, a meal sure to get eaten

OK here is a meal that everyone will looove. So much so that I wanted to share the recipe with you 🙂  It’s out of one of my favorite cook books “Matt Prestons 100 Best Recipe’s”  called Jackeroo Pie. It’s made with Lamb mince. If you use beef mince it turns into cottage pie. It […]

The secret to getting around a fussy eater

If your kids are anything like mine and i think most are, they are fussy eaters. Until recently i threw out a lot of everything I cooked for my daughter, mostly, when I was trying to introduce her to different foods.  She was stubborn when it came to trying something new, which I find strange […]

Dads Cafe Breakfast Menu

This is what breakfast looked like at our house this morning. Every now and then using an A4 piece of paper I draw up a menu similar to the ones we get in a cafe and we all get to order what we would like to eat. It’s a bit of fun as kids love […]

The Super Dad’s guide to a healthy kids birthday party

              Kids birthday parties can sometimes end with belly aches, nausea and sugar lows that are not much fun for anyone involved. Try to avoid sending home the neighborhood children with these symptoms by following our healthy party tips! Don’t bring all of the food out at once Lollies […]