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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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Packed Lunch Idea's For All The Family

Packed Lunch Ideas For All The Family

Packed lunches can become a bit boring after a while. Nobody likes to eat the same sandwiches every day, after all. And when it comes to making lunches for the whole family, coming up with something interesting that everyone will like can be even trickier. If you’re lacking inspiration then have a look at some

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Eating Local Food

Eating Local Food

Our diet in the west is fabulously diverse, rich in the kinds of foods that simply weren’t available to us just a few generations ago. But the price of this on-tap variety is an increased carbon footprint as foods are moved by rail, road and air around the globe to satisfy our dietary whims. As

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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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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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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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