recipes

Make your own healthy pancakes

Healthy pancake recipe

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Looking for some quick and easy snack ideas for the kids? We’ve found a healthy pancake recipe which is great for breakfast, or can be made into smaller pikelets and frozen for lunchbox snacks. This recipe makes 12-18 pancakes. Ingredients: 2 eggs 250ml (8 fl oz) milk 75gm (21⁄2 oz) pear, peeled…

Supercharged Food for Kids review

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Having a hard time giving your kids healthy meals they will like? Welcome to the club. Bestselling wellness author, Lee Holmes, has turned her attention to creating nutrition-packed meals for kids. Her book Supercharged Food for Kids is Lee’s mission to change the way children eat so we can build…

Healthy recipes for kids

Baked potatoes with Mexican beef

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My kids love chilli con carne, and seem to be eternally hungry, so I love this recipe for baked potatoes with Mexican beef – it has the flavour they love, plus the potatoes are packed with starchy carbohydrates that help fill them up. This recipe serves 4-6 Ingredients: 6 medium–large brushed potatoes 2 tablespoons…

San Choy Bow

San Choy Bow recipe

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I do like San Choy Bow: Its nice, light and healthy, and also fun for the kids to eat. Rena Patten’s San Choy Bow is definitely one of the recipes that jumped out at me when I was looking through her new book Superfoods for Kids. Although the ingredient list looks…

Healthy snacks for kids

Blueberry & Chia sorbet icy poles

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If there’s one superfood my kids love, it’ s blueberries. So Rena Patten’s Blueberry & Chia sorbet icy poles recipe immediately stood out as a recipe I had to try from her very pretty and kid-friendly new book: Superfoods for Kids. Released last month, Superfoods for Kids is full of beautiful photos…

Fun Christmas recipe ideas

12 fun Christmas recipe ideas

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With Christmas fast approaching I have been on the lookout for some fun Christmas recipe ideas that will not only delight the kids, but are also easy to make. Here’s a collection of some of the cutest Christmas ideas I have discovered. Some are so simple that the kids can create…

Five desk lunch ideas

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Steggles’ brand new range of ready cooked chilled chicken and turkey meat – Just Eat It – has hit the supermarket. The range offers a lunch alternative that is healthy and easy as well as convenient. The Just Eat It range comes in Oven Roasted Sliced Chicken, Lemon and Herb Sliced…