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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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    Easy BBQ Marinades to Get Your Taste Buds Tingling

    Easy BBQ Marinades to Get Your Taste Buds Tingling

    It’s BBQ season again. Time to break out the charcoal or fire up the gas burner and get grilling. If your standard BBQ fare is starting to feel a little overdone, then why not try one a fresh homemade marinade to bring back the buzz to your al fresco dining? The trick to a good

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    Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

    Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

    When you’re out working hard each day, the road to a healthy diet of home-cooked food can feel like a journey too far. When you stagger through the front door it’s difficult to muster the energy for a stint in the kitchen. Yet, you know that cooking a home cooked meal makes sense, at so

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    Brain boosting foods for kid's breakfasts

    Brain boosting foods for kid’s breakfasts

    That old mantra about breakfast being the most important meal of the day has its roots in sound logic. Give your body the fuel it needs to run well and you can expect a smooth ride. For kids, this is doubly important. They are not just getting through each day, but learning, growing and stretching

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    Grow Your Own Produce With Limited Space

    Grow Your Own Produce With Limited Space

    Growing your own fresh produce has to be one of the most satisfying things you can do – there is nothing quite like pulling a handful of ripe tomatoes straight from the vine for a salad, or popping a just-picked strawberry into your mouth for an explosion of summer flavour. And contrary to much popular

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