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Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

We all know that too much sugar is bad for us, but when you’re craving a three o’clock pick-me-up it’s all too easy to reach for sugary snacks and drinks. High blood pressure, obesity and tooth decay are just some of the reasons for cutting down the amount of sugar in your family’s diet. Whether

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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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making food fun for kids

Making food fun for kids

From the day weaning begins, most parents are collating an array of smart techniques to gain and hold their child’s interest in food. Veg in clever disguises, aeroplane antics with spoons, pasta arranged to look like a face. You name it, parents try it. Despite these best efforts, however, many kids develop picky eating habits

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kids and food

Kids and food

We all want our kids to grow up healthy and offering them the right foods and a balanced diet helps that happen. But getting information on healthy foods can be a bit of a minefield. There are loads of sources out there presenting advice on what the best (and worst) foods are but unfortunately many

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Mary Berry's cake tips

Mary Berry’s cake tips

Cooking programmes like “The Great British Bake Off” make cake-baking look easy, but really it’s a scientific process. As I’m sure many bakers know, it’s extremely easy for a cake to go wrong but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t all have a go! Mary Berry’s cake tips will help with the most tricky cake fails so

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peach melba smoothie

Peach Melba Smoothie

Smoothies are a great alternative to sugary, fizzy pop and drinks that children seem to crave! The Peach melba smoothie tastes great and takes minutes to prepare. You could also try alternative fruits if your children are not keen on peaches. Ingredients 410g can peach halves 100g frozen raspberries, plus a few for garnish 100ml

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