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    How to Make Edible Christmas Gifts | With Annabel Karmel

    December 10, 2018Food & Drink, Lifestyle

    Forget socks, selection packs and smellies, edible Christmas presents are the ideal way to add a personal touch to gifts. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get the kids involved in cooking-up foodie treats for friends and family this holiday season.

    Even if your edible creation doesn’t look perfect – as long as it’s packaged up nicely and tastes good, you’ll be in for brownie points. Dig around for glass jars and bottles, corks, card, ribbon …

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    Christmas Food Ideas to Impress Children | With Annabel Karmel

    December 3, 2018Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Words & images by Annabel Karmel

    Throwing a party this holiday season?  Get the whole family involved in creating a spread to remember!  From mini hotdog wreaths to sausage stockings and baked Rudolf’s, you’ll be the talk of the town.

    And there’s always lots of prep work for the kids do; whether it’s icing cakes, wrapping pigs in blankets or simply weighing out ingredients, it’s time you’ll all enjoy spending together.

    In need of some inspiration? These ideas …

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    Four Fun Halloween Snack Ideas for Kids!

    October 13, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Words, photography & Recipes by Ciara Attwell – My Fussy Eater

    Halloween seems to be getting bigger and bigger every year and I for one love it! I think it’s a great opportunity to get a bit creative with food and to get kids interested in and excited about what they are eating. But don’t worry, themed food doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. Here’s four super simple ideas you can make for a Halloween …

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    Four Picnic Ideas for Fussy Eaters

    August 14, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Words, photography & Recipes by Ciara Attwell – My Fussy Eater

    Feeding fussy little eaters can be stressful but summer is the perfect time to get out and about and enjoy some al-fresco eating in the garden or at the park. Children are more likely to respond well to food in a fun and relaxed environment, so make the most of this good weather by taking your food outside!

    Here’s my four favourite picnic recipes to …

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    Everything You need to know about Baby Led Weaning From Annabel Karmel

    May 31, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Written by Annabel Karmel

    Weaning is an exciting milestone for you and your baby. At around the 6 month mark parents are starting to try and get their heads around the wonderful world of weaning. There is so much conflicting advice out there so I promise you are not alone if you’re feeling apprehensive – it’s only natural!

    While lots of parents start out with simple smooth purees, baby-led weaning has never been more popular and …

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    6 Mouth-watering Mocktails for the Weekend

    April 21, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Whether you’re pregnant yourself, throwing a friend’s baby shower or just trying to cut down on the cocktails, we have some delicious mocktail inspiration for you. If your friend used to be a party girl who threw her hands in the air at the sound of ‘Happy Hour’ then she’ll love our 6 mouthwatering mocktail recipes at her baby shower.

    Mocktail 1 – Feeling Fresh Mojito
    Image Source: Pinterest Via Jamie Oliver

    Ingredients: Soda Water, ice, elderflower …

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    Love Biscuiteers? Make Your Own!

    April 21, 2016Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Guessing that some of your little ones are as mad about baking as ours, we’ve teamed up with Biscuiteers to bring you a step-by-step guide to making your own delectable Peter Rabbit iced biscuits. All you need is a creative eye, steady hand, and a suitable rumbling tummy in order to truly appreciate the deliciousness that is these biscuits:

    1. Create your base

    To get started, follow this easy-peasy Biscuiteers vanilla dough recipe, which makes between 24 …

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    Our Favourite Mouth-Watering Pancake Recipes

    February 2, 2016Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    We’re flipping exciting for Pancake Day this year – especially because we get to treat it as a well-deserved hiatus day from our miserable beginning-of-year diets – what could be better? This  February we’ve teamed up with family favourite Annabel Karmel to bring you our favourite pancake recipes for you and the little ones, which thankfully won’t leave you feeling too guilty when you get back on the cross trainer the next day…

    BABY’S 1st PANCAKES

    These make …

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