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Are Your Kids Picky Eaters?

Are Your Kids Picky Eaters?

Having a picky eater in the family can be frustrating. You may also find yourself becoming concerned that your child isn’t getting all the nutrients they need from what they are, or are not, eating. Picky eating is common among toddlers. At around the age of one, young kids are able to feed themselves and

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Ideas for using cream cheese in your cooking

Ideas for using cream cheese in your cooking

If you detest seeing good food go to waste, then you may regularly find yourself despairing at the short shelf-life of fresh dairy produce. Yoghurt, milk, and cream all sit in the fridge just waiting to turn – they need to be consumed and enjoyed swiftly to catch them at their best. If, despite your

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Cooking The perfect Poached Egg

Cooking The perfect Poached Egg

Poaching eggs is a much healthier option than frying but it can be tricky to master. The perfect poached egg should be firm, creamy white and a runny yolk that is beginning to harden around the edges. So what’s the secret to getting it just right? Water The term ‘poach’ means to cook in simmering

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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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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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