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  • Planning a summer picnic

    Planning a summer picnic

    Eating outdoors has to be one of the most enticing of summer pleasures. The thought of finding a peaceful, grassy spot, flopping down onto a blanket and breaking out a delicious picnic is enough to make your mouth water. But al fresco eating doesn’t always go to plan: most of us will have experienced our

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    Whip up a store cupboard meal without going to the shops

    Whip up a store cupboard meal without going to the shops

    Some week’s life gets a little mad and for one reason or another the weekly shopping trip doesn’t happen. When this occurs it’s easy to imagine the cupboards are bare, leaving you reaching for your phone to order a takeaway. But if your budget won’t stretch that far, or the food crisis enters a more

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    5 ways to use olive in your cooking

    5 ways to use olive oil in your cooking

    The delightful nutty flavour of olive has helped make it a store cupboard staple in many kitchens across the UK. Traditionally used to bring a touch of the Mediterranean to our meals, this versatile oil can be added to all kinds of foods to bring a richness that makes the mouth water. Give the following

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    Smart snacking for kids

    Smart snacking for kids

    Honestly, the number of times each day I have to fight off demands for snacks from my kids! You’d think they were malnourished (they’re far from it). Even on three square, balanced, healthy and hearty meals a day our growing kids always seem to be hungry. Now, provided it’s not knocking their appetites at mealtimes,

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    Inspiration For Healthy Packed Lunches For Kids

    Inspiration For Healthy Packed Lunches For Kids

    Lunch boxes offer the perfect opportunity to provide your kids with a healthy midday meal. But when you’re packing it up late in the evening, tired and on auto-pilot, it can be hard to keep the supply of lunches varied, fresh, and interesting. There’s nothing less inspiring for a hungry child than a soggy sandwich,

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    Foods containing natural antibiotics

    Foods containing natural antibiotics

    Our bodies work hard. From tasks we take for granted, such as breathing, to the big stuff like running a marathon or giving birth, there is always something we expect out bodies to be getting on with and coping with. On top of all that, we also expect the body to be able to fight

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