Reducing your carb intake

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Carbs are one of those food groups that many of us crave. Carbs can be found it a huge number of foods but there are different types and they vary greatly in amounts from food to food. For example, white bread and pasta contain a huge number of carbs. Although we need some carbs and …

Cutting sugar out of your diet

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Sugar can be a hard habit to kick. Most of us have too much sugar in our diet and although you may not be piling the sugars in your tea, many of the foods we eat have hidden sugars in them. Cutting sugar from your diet can have many health benefits. It can help you …

Adding vegetables into your cooking

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Not many of us eat as many fruits and veg portions as we should each day. Often it can be hard to get children to eat different vegetables and even some adult’s struggle. A great way to get vegetables into every meal is through blending and dicing. If you are cooking a spaghetti bolognaise then …

How to get children to try new foods

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Mealtimes can become a bit of a battle if you have a child that is fussy about what they eat. You may find that you are constantly cooking several different meals to please everyone or that you are battling with your child to eat what is on their plate. It is important to try and …

Have fun foraging for food

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As the weather gets warmer and we spend more time outdoors it may be the time to look a little more closely at the plants that are in our gardens and growing wild to see whether they are edible and if they are to find out how to prepare them to add to our food. …