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Make it up as you go along chicken noodle soup!

If there is one thing I love about the cold weather is pulling out the biggest pot I have and throwing together a large quantity of soup.  There is nothing quite so comforting as a big bowl of soup on a cold day with a nice big chunk of crusty bread and maybe a bit… Continue reading Make it up as you go along chicken noodle soup!

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Summer is over, back to school and juggling everything…

…so start the new term with a post and the intention to be more pro-active.  The after school clubs start and this one has something on one night, the other has something on another which clashes with swimming and it is the same night that one of the adults has to work late.  It is… Continue reading Summer is over, back to school and juggling everything…

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Kids – What makes a good sandwich?

It should taste yummy, it should fill us up to keep us going until our next meal and give us good stuff to keep us healthy. 1 First you need some bread.  Do you always have boring white bread?  Try something different.  Wraps, pitta, rolls, bagels, brown, seeded, wholemeal, ‘best of both’ or added fibre… Continue reading Kids – What makes a good sandwich?

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Veggie recipes that pass the 8 year old kid test

Eating Well Part II was all about eating more vegetables.  An easy way of really adding to your vegetable intake is to eat a couple of main meals in the week that are vegetarian recipes.  Basing the whole meal around vegetables and pulses whilst skipping meat does seem strange to many of us – there… Continue reading Veggie recipes that pass the 8 year old kid test

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Guidelines for feeding children in Early Years settings from the School Food Trust

There has been concern that there is a gap in advice for children between 1year and school age and that children in Early Year Settings are not given meals appropriate for their particular dietary needs so it is good news that the School Food Trust – with all their experience in working to improve standards… Continue reading Guidelines for feeding children in Early Years settings from the School Food Trust