Getting your 5 a day

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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Tomatoes for salad

Picnic ideas: Tomato salad

Turn your salad into a Mediterranean feast with this simple tomato salad, it will take you just minutes to prepare and is a low cost option too. Tomato salad ingredients: 3tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 pint of tomatoes such as the cherry variety, washed and halved Handful of basil, chopped Salt and

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5-A-Day fruit bowl

What exactly does 5-A-Day mean?

Which foods are included? 5-A-Day means the recommended daily intake of certain fruit and veg you should be eating a day. Almost all fruit and vegetables count towards your 5-A-Day, beans and lentils are included too. The only vegetable that isn’t included is potatoes. It’s important to remember that potatoes are starchy foods and because

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Superfoods – fact or myth?

We would all love to believe that there is a quick fix out there to repair the damage wreaked by our unhealthy habits. Delicious, easy to prepare superfoods, which can act as both cure and penance. And there are certainly a lot of contenders for the position, with numerous foods being promoted as the miraculous

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