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Additives and Preservatives: What is Sodium Benzoate

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Sodium Benzoate is a common food preservative. It is produced through a chemical reaction between sodium hydroxide and benzoic acid and is mostly used to preserve acidic foods such as fruit juice, carbonated drinks, pickles and salad dressings.  It is also used in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry.

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Recipe – Kid Friendly Coconut Jelly

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Here’s a simple dessert coconut jelly that is full of healthy fats from coconut milk. Your children are sure to love it! Most children love jelly and this one is rich and creamy because of the added coconut milk. It’s also easy to customize to suit your family’s preferred ingredients.  Continue reading Recipe – Kid Friendly Coconut Jelly

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Recipe: Chocolate Custard Yogo

homemade healthy chocolate pudding

Instant pudding: I just love instant pudding, (chocolate of course), with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pecan nuts. But we all know that it’s not so healthy with lots of additives. So, when the craving for instant pudding comes along, what can you make that’s healthier? Here’s the perfect solution!

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Product Showcase – Sinchies Lunchbox Recipe Cards

Sinchies lunchbox recipe cards

The Sinchies Lunchbox Recipe Cards is a great addition to your Sinchies pouches collection. These handy cards give you something quick to refer to when you are looking for ideas to fill your child’s pouches for school and daycare.

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Using Baby Food Pouches Correctly

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Baby food pouches are great in emergencies or when you are out and about and can’t sit down with your baby and feed him or her with a spoon. We don’t think any modern-day mom can easily live without them!

However they do have a downside:

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Sinchies Helps Special Needs Child – Feeding Pump Experience

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When Samantha, the brains behind Sinchies, designed Sinchies reusable pouches, her ultimate mission was to help families. Several years later her dreams are coming alive in ways she never expected, as per the following experience involving a special needs child that uses an Infinity Feeding Pump.

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Top Ten Freezable Lunchbox Ideas

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We all know that during the week there is never enough time to accomplish everything you need to do. If you are looking for some great freezable ideas for items that you can make in bulk for your week-day litter-free lunchboxes, look no further because we have you covered!

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Are you a Vegetable Smuggler?

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Do you smuggle vegetables into your children’s food? Some moms are very much against it and others reckon their children would never eat vegetables without the smuggling and resultant hidden vegetables. Some smuggler moms say that even their husbands, who would otherwise not eat their vegetables, have benefited from vegetable smuggling!

At Sinchies HQ, we do both because vegetables are good for you, and also because we believe that it is good for both adults and little ones to get used to the idea that eating vegetables contributes to a balanced diet.

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