Category Archives: Nutrition

Best Homemade Snack Recipes for Your Toddler

03/10/2015 | Food, Nutrition | by Jane Thomas

Snacks are an important part of your toddler’s diet. Pre-packaged snacks are full of artificial ingredients and additives, neither of which are good for your growing toddler. Our selection of healthy and nutritious toddler snacks will work well to keep your toddler satisfied between meals. You can also personalize these toddler snacks by substituting ingredients […]

Recipes: Simple Supper – Jacket Potatoes with Tuna

05/05/2015 | Articles, Child Health, Default, Food, Health, Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

A jacket potato is the healthiest way of cooking a potato as most of the nutrients are just below the skin and the skin itself is full of dietary fibre.  Many people find the skin the tastiest part of a jacket potato and this recipe will make your potato skins absolutely delicious – crunchy and […]

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Baby Food: Shop Bought vs Homemade

23/03/2015 | Child Health, Food, Nutrition | by Zee

As a parent, we want what is best for our baby. We read baby care books and talk to other parents. Most decisions are relatively easy. However, when it comes to baby food, it is more difficult. We know that most commercial baby foods are just fine. But we wonder if it wouldn’t be better […]

Post Baby Fitness the Healthy Way

14/02/2015 | Babies, Nutrition, Parent Health | by Jane Thomas

It may take you some time to get your body back to its pre-pregnancy weight and appearance. But doing so is possible. There are some steps you can take to not only speed up the process, but also keep from stressing out as you deal with adjusting to your new life as a mother. Exercise […]

Benefits of Eating as a Family – At a Table

06/07/2014 | Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Television sitcoms of the 50’s and 60’s usually had a scene with the family at the dinner table. This scene, usually at the end, was a time for the family to talk, laugh – in short, communicate. Research supports the value of family dinnertime for improved grades and less destructive teen behavior. These are only […]

Spanish Omelette – The Great Tortilla

27/06/2014 | Articles, Child Health, Food, Fun, Health, Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

During the month of March, we’ll be posting a vegetarian recipe each week for you to try at home.  If you eat a balanced diet, then a meal without meat once or twice a week won’t have a negative impact on your health and it’s a great opportunity to introduce the kids to vegetarian dishes […]

Perfect Pancakes Every Time

26/06/2014 | Articles, Food, Fun, Nutrition | by Jane Thomas

Last week saw Pancake Day, followed by the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday.  Pancake Day, officially known as Shrove Tuesday is the last day before Lent and seen as a last opportunity to indulge and use up the foods that are traditionally forbidden during Lent, such as meat, fat, butter and eggs. First up […]

Recipes: British Sandwich Week – Crowd Pleasers For Any Picnic

17/05/2014 | Articles, Default, Food, Fun, Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Why not celebrate British Sandwich Week (11th – 17th May) with a fundraising picnic.  British Sandwich Week is organised by the British Sandwich Association in order to raise money for charities.  You can join in the events of this week by organizing a charity picnic in the park – either ask everybody who attends for […]

British Sandwich Week – Get Involved And Have A Butty

14/05/2014 | Articles, Default, Food, Fun, Health, Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

British Sandwich Week this year is from 11th – 17nd May – it’s organised by the British Sandwich Association who are launching a new consumer campaign aimed at building the market with the theme “Good for Everyone”.  This campaign is to promote the positive attributes of sandwiches as a healthy snack and raise awareness of […]

Should Schools Ban Packed Lunches?

23/04/2014 | Food, Health, Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Following a recent government commissioned school food review it was revealed that only 43% of school children are opting for school dinners.  This is despite a huge improvement in quality in recent years that has seen school lunches in the UK undergo a veritable revolution.  Jamie Oliver has almost single-handedly changed the way we eat […]

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