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  • how to get your kids to eat fruit and veg

    How to get your kids to eat fruit and veg: Tips from YOU!

    In our recent competition we asked you tips for how to get your kids to eat fruit and veg, we had some fantastics hints and tips from you! You’ve tried and tested them, so here’s a few of the best! ‘Get the children to plant their own in the garden or on the window sill. They can then

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    nigella macaroon

    We try Nigella’s Coconut Macaroons

    I have to admit to being rather partial to the odd coconut macaroon so I’m always on the look out for the perfect recipe and this is my favourite.  Trust the Domestic Goddess to make the perfect macaroons hey? These marvellous macaroons take no time to make and you can even get the kids involved

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    fresh peaches

    Peach Perfection- Weaned babies

    Prep time: 5mins Cook time: 15mins Serves: 2 Suitable from 9months old Ingredients • 2 ripe peaches • Cornflakes, crushed Method • Preheat the oven to 180*c. Remove the stones from your peaches then puree. • Beat with enough cornflakes to get a crunchy consistency. Place in an ovenproof dish and bake for 15mins. •

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    Baby eating banana

    Baby Banana Custard- Weaned babies

    Prep time: 10mins Cook time: 30mins Vegetarian Serves: 4 Suitable from 6months old Ingredients 2 egg yolks, beaten 8fl oz whole milk 1tsp vanilla extract 1 small ripe banana, mashed Method Preheat the oven to 180*C. Spoon the banana into the base of a small ovenproof dish. Stir the vanilla, egg yolk and milk together

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    Raspberries

    Apple and Raspberry Puree- Weaned babies

    Prep time: 5mins Cook time: 10mins Vegetarian Serves: 2 Suitable from 6months old Ingredients 100g raspberries and 1 large apple, peeled, cored and chopped Method Pop the raspberries into a small pan over a low heat. Simmer for 5-10mins until soft. Puree them remove the raspberry seeds. Allow to cool before serving.

    Apple and Apricot puree

    Apple & Apricot Dessert- Weaned babies

    Prep time: 5mins Cook time: 15mins Vegetarian Serves: 2 Suitable from 9months old Ingredients 50g dried soft apricots, chopped 100ml water 1 apple, peeled and chopped Method  Pop the apricots into a small pan over a medium heat. Add the water and simmer for 5mins. Add the apple pieces and cook gently. Remove from the

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