Superfoods

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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8 Fruits to eat for better health

8 Fruits to eat for better health

Fruits are one of nature’s best-known non-secrets. They are packed with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and a host of other good stuff. Even the simple act of placing some in your shopping basket makes you feel a little healthier. But, not all fruits are created equal. No sir-eee. There are some power fruits that deliver an

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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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The benefits of eating more fibre

The benefits of eating more fibre

Fibre is essential for a healthy diet. Also known as ‘roughage’, the benefits of eating more fibre are great, keeping our bodies in tip top condition, so why as a nation do we not eat enough of it? The NHS recommends that adults should aim to eat 18g of fibre each day. At the moment

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help your kids learn about food

Help your kids learn about food

Some days it can be a challenge to get your little kids to eat anything at all, let alone a perfectly balanced meal. And, as they grow, their preferences (and a fascinating vocal ability to communicate them) complicate matters further. Yet every mealtime and chat time presents an opportunity to help your kids learn about

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soup

Spicy Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

This soup is delicious and warming on those cold winter days. Creamed coconut can be a little fatty but you really don’t use enough of it to worry here and this makes a nice change from your run of the mill chicken and tomato soups. Ingredients 1 onion 2 tsp Thai red curry paste 1ltr

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