'How can I get my child to eat all of the food I offer?' This is something I get asked a lot from Mums. The obvious element is that you are not in school with your child to encourage them to eat their meal. It may be a concern that they might come home with the food in their lunch box untouched. It is important to remember that helping a picky eater overcome their uncertainty about unfamiliar food is a process.
With the on-going outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning in Dublin, it is important to be vigilant and take steps to ensure your kids’ school lunch is cooked and packed safely. Amidst the mad morning school rush, it can be easy to overlook the safety of a packed lunch, but it’s better to be safe than sorry.
Cooking for the family can be stressful especially when weaning your baby. But shopping to feed your family homemade hearty meals need not be, with our top tips to tackle the (sometimes dreaded) weekly shop.
Are you put off by the idea of Freezer Cooking? Freezer, or batch cooking, is actually much easier and can take far less time than you might think! Having healthy freezer meals prepared can save a lot of time.
Your weaning baby does not have the same immunity as adults have, so it is very important to be extra vigilant when preparing homemade food for tiny tums! Your food safety and hygiene standards must be especially strict when preparing baby first food. Don't panic though, there is no need to sterilise everything! To help you on your baby's weaning journey, we have put together our top techniques for baby food safety.
Did you have a lovely Easter holiday? We enjoyed our annual visit to theMad Hatters Tea partyand it was great to get plenty of fresh air and enjoy the surroundings. The kids had more fun gathering at the easter egg hunt and had less interest in indulging in all the easter eggs they had collected.
Now that the Easter holidays are over it's time to clear out the sweet press or thin it down so you can get back on track a lot faster. Here is a great tip to help you.
Clear out the excess chocolate - let’s face it 4 eggs is too much for a small child and it’s usually the adults that help finish it off! So to avoid the temptations why not freeze your chocolate for future use? This is perfect at Easter, but is great any time of the year if there is a chocolate overload in the house.