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Cooking and Baking with kids

  • Preparing and cooking food safely

    Preparing and cooking food safely

    You may be surprised (and somewhat troubled) to learn that research points to the kitchen as the room containing most germs within the average home. Yes, that’s right, even more germs than you’d find in the bathroom – yuck! We all know that germs can spread quickly and that diseases like salmonella and E.coli are

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    junk food in disguise

    Junk Food In Disguise

    Junk food is easy to spot, right? Chips, pizzas, anything deep fried. And we all know it’s terribly bad for us, so we try to eat it in moderation. But even when you think you’ve got the whole ‘I’m in control of my diet’ thing cracked the pounds still seem to creep on. The scales

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    Why cooking with kids matters

    Why cooking with kids matters

    After a busy day at work, the last thing you might want to do is spend time in the kitchen with the kids. After all, encouraging them to ‘help’ you prepare a meal will probably lead to extra time being spent on cooking and an awful mess to clear up afterwards. However, teaching children to

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    How to bake a vegan pizza

    Get the kids involved in baking this delicious vegan pizza, made from a cauliflower base and topped with veggies of your choice and a delicious pesto sauce. It’s super healthy, packed full of goodness, vegetarian and vegan friendly, plus is wheat free, dairy free and gluten free! INGREDIENTS 1 cauliflower 2tbsp chia seeds 100g almond flour 2 tbsp oregano

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    Hidden sugars in our kids food

    Hidden sugars in our kids food

    Earth Mums and Dads everywhere know that cooking every meal from scratch, from raw ingredients, is the only way to ensure that the food we put in our children’s mouths is as healthy as can be. For the majority of parents who live in the real world of work, busy lives and stress, this daily

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    Common foods that can trigger allergies

    Common foods that can trigger allergies

    Allergic reactions to food are more common that you may imagine, causing around 5000 people each year to seek hospital treatment in the UK, and an average of 10 poor souls to die from a severe reaction to foodstuffs. Most of us are, thankfully, immune to most allergic reactions caused by food, but you never

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