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Salmon with Red Quinoa and Chilli Pak Choi

Every now and again I find a recipe which the whole family loves! As there are 5 of us with very different tastes this is no mean feat, but this recipe fits the bill. We all love salmon and although

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Kale Chips

I’ve been reading about these tasty snacks for a while now but have been a bit slow to jump on the bandwagon. Today I made my first batch of kale chips  and was instantly a fan, in fact my small

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Smoked Mackerel Pate

This has to be one of the easiest dishes you can make, but it tastes so good! Smoked Mackerel Pate makes a wonderful starter, lunch or snack. Sometimes the simplest things really are the best! This is also a great

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Greek Salad

This has to be one of the simplest salads you can make but that doesn’t mean it’s short on flavour! Sometimes less is more…. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 green lettuce or a combination of leaves, roughly 400 g, or 1

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How to Get your 10 a Day

I woke up this morning to the headline that the government are considering changing the guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake from 5 a day to 10 a day. Research has shown that doubling the portions currently recommended could have

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Tortiglioni with Smoked Salmon and Broccoli

I love pasta and smoked salmon as a really “quick fix” meal when the kids have activities and we need to be in and out of the house quickly! Fresh pasta makes this dish very quick indeed. Ingredients (serves 5-6)

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Healthy Eating For Kids- Snacks

  The latest post in a series I have written on Healthy Eating for Kids. This is number 4 and you can read 1,2 and 3 here. This post looks at what to give your kids as a snack when

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Home Made Ice Lollies

Home made ice lollies are so easy to make, the kids can help you make them (which seems to make them more attractive to eat!) and you can put really healthy ingredients into them. I think that’s a win win

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One Dish Dinners

“One Dish” always makes me sit up and pay attention. When it comes to cooking weekday family meals, the easier the better! All these dishes are healthy (calories listed) and easy, win win! These one dish dinners came from the

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Carbohydrate Loading For Sports

  My daughter is about to compete in the BMC (British Mountaineering Council) Youth Series final and her coach has suggested that as preparation for the day she should “carb load”. Whilst I knew a little bit about carbohydrate loading

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