Dinner Makes FamiliesDinner Makes Families

Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.

Dinner Makes FamiliesDinner Makes Families

Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.

Dinner Makes FamiliesDinner Makes Families

Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.

Dinner Makes FamiliesDinner Makes Families

Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.Discover how My Food Bag and a lovable Brussels Sprout are creating healthier communities in New Zealand.

What is dinner makes families?

Our mission

We're all about creating healthier communities in New Zealand. That means more than delivering nutritious, fresh meals to thousands of Kiwis every week, it's about bringing New Zealanders back to real, delicious, home grown food.

Our research

Sharing a meal has the power to help bring families closer. Our research shows that 98% of Kiwi kids love having dinner as a family, but 83% of adults and 74% of kids are watching TV or using a device at dinnertime! 79% of children wish they had more family dinners, but only 52% of adults are at home with their families each night.

Where we can help

37% of parents find dinnertime rushed or stressed, while 66% of children think the time spent preparing the meal is a great time to talk about their day. That's where we come in with easy recipes for the family to pitch in on!

Introducing Russell

Who is Russell?

As a Mum herself, Nadia’s our champion, fighting the good food fight with the greater My Food Bag family, but we also have a new friend to introduce. Russell… The Brussels!

Our brilliant brassica

Russell lives under a family dinner table. He’s been there for years, listening to the conversation, the drama, the laughs and the tender moments that lovingly prepared food can bring.

Russell’s School Holiday Activity Book

Download a copy of our school holiday activity book. Packed with fun activities and a bonus recipe for your little foodies to enjoy.

Best of brussels

Our favourite Brussels recipes

OK, so they’re not always a first choice when it comes to favourite foods, but the humble Brussels Sprout has lots to offer. We reckon it’s all about the right pairing.

From soups to slaws, we’ve created a selection of recipes that’ll have your sprouts singing from their plates. Check them out and give them a whirl!