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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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    Thought Your Cravings Were Strange?

    January 19, 2016Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    We’ve all heard of some strange pregnancy cravings, from raw fish skins and potato sandwiches to bagels dipped in ketchup and uncooked onions (delish!) – but although they’ve been observed in expectant mums for decades, the jury is still out on what causes our unusual yearnings. While some have guessed that they are a woman’s body’s way of telling them they need more of a certain nutritional element, others have refuted this by pointing to the …

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    Top Tips for Weaning Babies off Breast Milk

    January 15, 2016Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    After all the ups and downs we experience when breastfeeding, the time to wean can creep up without warning. The question is, should you be sad, relieved, or just unsure about what to feed them next?

    Both the WHO and the Department of Health recommend waiting to wean until your baby is six months old, though research has shown that nearly half of all UK babies are weaned before they are four months old, and one …

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    Kids Will Love Our Trio Of Homemade Christmas Treats

    December 8, 2015Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    OK, let’s face it – kids are going to be consuming an undesirable amount of sweets and chocolate over the festive period, but there’s always a way to sweeten the deal for us parents. With our trio of friendly recipes, you can both collaborate with little ones on the creation of their Christmas treats, as well as ensure first hand that what goes into their mouths is parent-approved before snack time.

    Marshmallow Snowmen

    To create these …

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