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Will my Child choose to eat that?

May 28, 2015
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Hilarious reasons children refuse to eat food has recently become hot topic. This source of amusement and frustration for many parents has been indulged by social media in many ways including an Instagram account aptly named #MyKidsCantEatThis, which since it’s inception in April 2015 has already grown […]

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Spring into Summer with edible flowers!

May 27, 2015
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Edible flowers have been used for centuries for culinary purposes in jellies, teas, oils and cakes to bring both subtle flavour and glorious hues, which can make any dish look and taste amazing. There is an increased interest in combining new, exciting and unique flavours which has seen […]

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Ice Lolly Alternatives!

May 22, 2015
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As the weather turns warmer children love ice-lollies and steering away from high sugar, processed options is not always easy. Here are some great healthier alternatives that children love to create and adults also enjoy eating!

Kiwi Choc Pops:

Cut kiwi into slices, put on […]

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Teaching Children to Eat Well

May 13, 2015
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As parents and carers, we are hugely aware of the fundamental importance of feeding our children nutritious healthy food but expecting children to conform with this ideal is not always as straightforward as one would hope. Having a toolbox of strategies to draw on can be invaluable in […]

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What’s Zinc got to do with it?

May 13, 2015
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Zinc is an essential trace mineral that has a number of important functions in the body and having low levels may have a significant impact on our health and well-being. Zinc is important for our growth and development, optimal immune function, wound healing, tissue repair and is […]

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Can Nutrition Help Nightmares/Night Terrors?

March 30, 2015
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Children’s sleep patterns are a regular topic for discussion in my clinic and when I’m with other mums. Disturbed sleep is a key area of concern for many parents with children often waking throughout the night having experienced night terrors or nightmares. These experiences can upset […]

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The Food Teacher Teeth

Feed your child’s teeth!

March 21, 2015
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Latest statistics from the 2013 Children’s Dental Health Survey for England, Wales and Northern Ireland have found a reduction in the number of cavities in children’s teeth but almost half of 15-year-olds have some decay. Though it is fantastic that a reduction has been […]

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The Power of the Cauliflower

March 7, 2015
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Many foodies have suggested that cauliflower should be recognised as the latest “superfood”. For the last few years it has barely had a mention alongside other brassica vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli. All things green seem to have taken the limelight, though cauliflower is also a […]

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Give me chocolate…7 benefits!

March 5, 2015
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Whether it is a small treat after dinner, or a major celebration like Easter, Christmas, (or Mothers Day…hint, hint), there are many occasions where chocolate plays a role in our lives. The quality of chocolate varies significantly, with many high in sugar, fat and preservatives but if […]

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Mother’s Day Recipe and Gift Box!

March 5, 2015
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Make Mothers Day Special with this raw chocolate recipe and gift box template.

Someone made these for me last year and they were delicious.

Perhaps pass on the link and then keep your fingers crossed!

Mother’s Day Recipe and Gift Box […]

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**WIN** Raw Chocolate Making Kit for Mother’s Day

March 2, 2015
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Have you ever made raw chocolates? They are so easy to make, provide an opportunity to experiment with flavour and are also reputed to be bursting with nutrients.

To celebrate Mother’s day in the UK we have teamed up with Choc Chick to offer one […]

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Power to Immunity!

February 24, 2015
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As the weather changes it’s that time of year when people are suffering from sniffles and sore throats and top tips for supporting immunity have become hot topic. Children’s immune systems are challenged every day so supporting their immunity is fundamental for optimum health.

Research suggests […]

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