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Citrus Mango Coco Bites

July 8, 2015
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This is an easy, wheat free, no bake recipe, ideal for the whole family and without nuts they are also great for packed lunches.

Mangoes are high in beta-carotene and vitamin C and reputed to boost the immune system, protect eyesight and aid digestion. Coconut has a […]

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CADA – Coconut, Almond, Dates and Apple

June 11, 2015
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A super speedy 4 ingredient breakfast sweetened with dates and apple. Includes almonds for protein and coconut which gives it an amazing almost tropical taste. Make up the night before or simply make and eat.

There are also so many variations of this theme using different nuts/seeds […]

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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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Citrus Almond Cake

June 3, 2015
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My super speedy 4 ingredient gluten and wheat free cake. I have used coconut palm sugar to sweeten so this is a treat!

 

 

Ingredients (6 servings):

3 eggs

80g coconut sugar

180g ground almonds

2 oranges & 1 lemon, zested […]

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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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Lemon Lavender Cookies

May 27, 2015
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An amazing zesty flavour with a hint of calming lavender make these gluten and wheat free cookies taste delicious.  So easy to make and a great opportunity to introduce children to the benefits of plants.

Ingredients (6 servings):

220g […]

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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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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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Lime & Avocado Mousse

March 30, 2015
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This is a super simple and quick dairy-free pudding, which is light, nutritious and delicious.

Avocados are a rich source of beneficial mono saturated oils, which are thought to contribute to our circulatory health and joints. Their high levels of antioxidants and their anti-inflammatory properties are […]

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Coco-Choc Mousse

March 24, 2015
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This is a super simple and quick dairy-free pudding, which is light, silky and delicious.

It also works well in packed lunches as nut free too.

Read all about the potential benefits of Chocolate

Ingredients (6 servings):

400 ml […]

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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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