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Easy peasy lazy banana pancakes for toddlers

Easy peasy lazy banana pancakes for toddlers

When Jack Johnson released his song ‘Banana Pancakes’ in 2005, I spent many a car journey singing along. I had absolutely no idea what they might taste like. So when I found myself faced with a few bananas past their best,…

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Healthy family meals to get you through January without using the ‘diet’ word

Healthy family meals to get you through January without using …

Lose weight, exercise more, drink less. These are probably the three most common New Year’s resolutions that you’ve half-heartedly signed up for in Januarys past. But what then if you’re starting the new year pregnant? What do we pledge then?…

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Sprouts: Love them or hate them?

Sprouts: Love them or hate them?

Forget the Marmite argument, one thing that’s guaranteed to divide opinion at Christmastime is humble Brussels sprout. It seems though, that there is actually a completely scientific reason to explain why Brussels sprouts cause such fuss year after year. You…

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Healthy Christmas foods for kids

Healthy Christmas foods for kids

If I had to pick a favourite time of the year, it would have to be Christmas. This might not be the biggest surprise given my latest posts. I love everything about the festive period from seeing family and friends,…

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Our afternoon tea with Santa

Our afternoon tea with Santa

I have an admission to make… Over the past few years, I’ve started to enjoy a trip to the garden centre. There, I said it. It’s out. With the combination of pretty flowers, unusual gifts, novelty food, and usually a…

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