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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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Quick healthy dinners

Quick healthy dinners

Even those who love to cook can sometimes find it a bind to rustle up a healthy meal for the family. To avoid falling into the fast-food and ready-meal trap it’s vital to have an approach to mealtimes that makes shopping simple and preparation and cooking a breeze. A decent stock of varied, enticing recipes

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Food to help with the Winter blues

Food to help with the Winter blues

Winter can be cold, dark and pretty bleak. If the short days and chilly temperatures are making you feel pretty much the same, then you may be tempted to reach for some comfort food. But before you do, consider eating some of these foods instead. Tipped to help keep the blues at bay, these are

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Avoid the power struggle at mealtimes

Avoid the power struggle at mealtimes

Mealtimes with young kids can feel as tense as climate change negotiations at the UN. Children have so many aspects of their lives controlled by grown-ups, it’s no surprise that the relative freedom of feeding time brings with it a degree of rebellion. If your child would happily live on a diet of pasta and

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Paul Hollywood's very own baking tips

Paul Hollywood’s very own baking tips

I love a bit of Paul, if you know what I mean! I also love getting busy in the kitchen but baking bread has proved to be something of a nemesis for me. No matter how much I knead, twist, squash and smack my dough around, I can never seem to arrive at a consistency

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tips for using a slow cooker

Tips for using a slow cooker

Dark winter evenings call for hearty stews, and slow cookers are the perfect way to create healthy comfort food without spending ages slaving over the cooker. As well as being a healthy way to cook, slow cookers also take a lot of effort out of making meals, are economical, inexpensive and easy to use. Here

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