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Is Water on tap?

December 1, 2015
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Water is essential for life and is critical for a whole host of different functions in the body. The importance of keeping children well hydrated and drinking water throughout the day can often be underestimated. Ensuring fluids are always available, encouraging sipping, and understanding how food can help […]

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Charlotte Pike – Kimchi

November 12, 2015
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Brilliant Autumnal guest recipe from Charlotte Pike.Kimchi is an essential component of Korean cuisine, as it is served with almost every meal. It is still made in the autumn, in a UNESCO-protected process called Kimjang, when families come together to make their own recipes, which are […]

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Fermented Food – Kimchi

November 12, 2015
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Being fascinated in food and its many benefits I have read and researched a great deal about fermented foods and the impact such foods have on our health especially our digestive and immune systems. I recently attended a talk by Charlotte Pike who has just written the book […]

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Creative Healthy Swaps

July 8, 2015
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Whilst searching for healthier choices many individuals have moved away from modern grain products for many different reasons often associated with health or simply to try something different. Looking for alternatives can prove nourishing, beneficial for our health and delicious.

 

The grain of today is far removed […]

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Italian Chicken Nuggets!

June 3, 2015
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Delicious and nutritious Italian chicken nuggets that children can make themselves. Rather than breadcrumbs, flavourings and preservatives these are coated in almonds, parmesan and basil.

Using almonds is a great way to increase fibre, healthy fats and vitamins and minerals, which may be beneficial for our heart health […]

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Child Friendly Liver Pate

March 7, 2015
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Liver is a powerhouse of nutrients and a child friendly recipe makes it accessible!

Packed with iron and B12 important for healthy blood cells and for providing energy. It’s also a great source of protein and Vitamin A supporting immunity as well as our skin and eyes […]

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Nom Nom Kids – Creamy Butternut Squash and Carrot Sauce

January 30, 2015
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A nutrient rich sauce bursting with antioxidant carotenoids rich in complex carbohydrates and high in fibre. Works perfectly as a sauce for pasta or a topping for fish or chicken. A huge thank you to our guest recipe contributor Suzanne of Nom Nom Kids.
“I have been serving […]

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The Autism Food Club – Fish Balls

January 21, 2015
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Child friendly guest recipe provided Elouise Robinson from The Autism Food Club. Delicious fish balls high in protein and rich in omega-3 fatty acids therefore beneficial for brain growth and development.
For more details about The Autism Food Club visit their website.
They have also published an […]

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Hemsley & Hemsley – Flower Power Pizza

January 19, 2015
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Fantastic guest recipe from Hemsley & Hemsley. A delicious pizza base made with cauliflower and protein rich ingredients such as almonds, egg and buckwheat. Simply add the tomato sauce base and toppings of your choice. Doubling the recipe to freeze one is also a great idea.
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Rainbow Egg-Fried Rice

November 27, 2014
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A great dinner option, incorporating a rainbow of vegetables therefore rich in nutrients and goodness.

Prep time: 20 minutes       Cook time: 10 minutes                  Serves: 4

Ingredients:

4 oz. dried basmati rice (brown), cooked

½ red pepper, diced

½ yellow pepper, diced

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Pea and Mint Burgers

November 27, 2014
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These burgers are full of flavour and rich in nutrients. Peas are a good source of vitamin K, C and manganese. They are also high in fibre, so great for gut health.

Prep time: 10 minutes       Cook time: 10 minutes                  Serves: 4 […]

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Universal Infant Free School Meals

October 23, 2014
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I am a qualified teacher and have worked as an education consultant in schools for over 12 years and am currently supporting schools with their unique ‘School Food Plan’ considering factors such as menus, suppliers, catering, the dining experience, improving the brand, curriculum development and involving the children […]

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