Healthy Family Meals

The little darlings are back to school, and all across the land parents, grandparents and childminders breathe a sigh of relief as some semblance of normal routine resumes. As we get back to the regular timetable juggling school drop offs, homeworks, after schools clubs and trying to hold down a job at the same time, […]

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Tackling Treats

Our kids are running on a junk food diet. Research published by safefood last week shows that almost a quarter of a child’s daily diet in Northern Ireland consists of junk food, high in sugar, fat and salt. Unhealthy snack foods like crisps, biscuits, cakes, sweets and chocolate have become the ‘go-to’ after school snack, and are […]

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How to pack your kids a healthy lunch

The start of a new school year not only means new uniforms and shiny shoes, for many families September means getting back to the routine of making packed lunches for your little ones. So how do you pack your kids a healthy lunch? ::What’s in your child’s lunchbox? Around 42 per cent of children in […]

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Get kids in the kitchen this summer!

Summer holidays can be a challenging time for parents trying their best to feed their kids well. With long summer days, holiday lie-ins and the temptation to curb boredom with food, children (and adults) are more likely to be tempted by sugary treats, ice cream and junk food, but good nutrition does not have to […]

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