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    Fast breakfast ideas to get your day off to a swift start

    How many times have you heard “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? Well, those health boffins have a point: Not only can eating breakfast boost your energy first thing in the morning, it can also aid concentration, help stabilise your weight, provide you with extra energy and lower your cholesterol levels. Lack

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    Pitta Pizzas

    Pitta Pizzas- Kids favourite

    This pitta pizzas recipe is great for kids, especially babies who want to tuck into a pizza like his older siblings or Mum and Dad.  It’s super quick and tasty a is much healthier and baby friendly version of shop bought/takeaway pizzas. We used white pittas as it’s all we had in the cupboard but

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    roast potatos

    Mediterranean Roast Potatoes

    Mediterranean roast potatoes are a great alternative to the norm, you can make them as spicy as you wish with paprika too! INGREDIENTS 1.2kg (2½lb) small-medium waxy potatoes – we used Charlotte and Roseval 1tbsp olive oil 1tbsp dried oregano Sprinkle of paprika 25g (1oz) sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped Small handful fresh parsley, finely chopped

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    Energy Boosting Brunch

    Energy Boosting Brunch

    This Mexican-inspired energy boosting brunch is delicious and makes enough sauce for two meals. Reserve half and eat the left overs the following night with rice. INGREDIENTS 2tbsp vegetable oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 small chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 1 red, green or yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped 400g

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    Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed peppers are really healthy and  great as a side dish or as a main meal. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians too. INGREDIENTS 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, finely chopped 3–4 thyme sprigs 2 each red and yellow peppers, halved and de-seeded   METHOD 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C

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    roasted chips with thyme

    Roasted chips with thyme

    Roasted chips with thyme is the perfect side dish for any meal. INGREDIENTS 2 medium floury potatoes 1tbsp sunflower oil 3 thyme sprigs A few pinches dried chilli flakes. METHOD 1Pre heat oven to 200°C (180°C fan) mark 6 and line a large baking tray with baking parchment. Cut the potatoes (leaving skin on) into chunky

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