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Eats, treats and labels: how to read a nutrition label

Giving kids a lunch box item, a quick snack or a treat and keeping it healthy can be easier said than done.  In this...

Positive Childhood – Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition April 2012 Our research before Christmas showed that 30% of parents don't think they have enough information to make good food choices 58% of parents...
Breakfast

Why Skipping Breakfast Puts Kids on the Wrong Track

Why is breakfast so important for kids (and adults)?  In this article, Dr Muireann Cullen of the Nutrition and Health Foundation tell us why...
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Breakfast Berry Muffins

These Breakfast Berry Muffins are great in the lunchbox and keep very well in a sealed dry tin.  They also freeze excellently so if...

Protein Energy Bites

Looking for some health lunchbox fillers, or afterschool snacks? These protein energy bites are delicious and packed full of nuts, seeds and dried fruits. Before...

8 Tips for Understanding Food Labelling

Are you confused about food labels and what the information means on the labels?  Dr Muireann Cullen from the Nutrition and Health Foundation gives...
Spaghetti Bologense

Dee's Meat-Free Spaghetti Bolognese

This Meat-Free Spaghetti Bolognese is the first in our new series of Dee's Meat Free Mondays Recipes   Dried puy lentils are cheap to buy and can...

Dee's Meat-Free Thai Red Curry

This Meat-Free Thai Curry is the second in our series of Dee's Meat Free Mondays Recipes This beat's a take-away hands down! And it is tasty...