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Make the most of harvest food

Make the most of your fruit and veg with these 5 tasty havest treats: 1. Tasty vegetable lasagne , stew and chilli can be cooked now and any leftovers frozen in airtight containers. Defrost food in the fridge, use within 24 hours and cook...

Posted on 14 November 2013

5 sure fire ways to save money on your food bills

Each month, the average family throws away almost £60 of good food that was bought but not eaten. TV Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis says “Throwing food away is the purest waste of money possible.  I’ve been banging on about how to beat it for...

Posted on 18 December 2017

Cutting food waste away from home

When you eat food out do you ever find you’ve got some left on your plate and think ‘what a waste’? It’s estimated that more than 900,000 tonnes of food waste is thrown away each year in the UK hospitality and food service industry. That’s...

Posted on 10 December 2013

Food Allergies – is your child affected?

Hidden food allergies or intolerance's can play havoc with your child’s health.  Find out the best way to spot them. Allergies are widespread and affect approximately one in four of the population in the UK at some time in their lives. Each year t...

Posted on 02 April 2015

Why sedentary lifestyles are making children less fit

Sedentary lifestyles are detrimental to children’s fitness levels, despite their level of obesity. Recent research from a leading children's fitness expert at Essex University encouraged over 300 10-year-olds, in an area with low levels of obesity...

Posted on 11 August 2015

Top tips for cooking with the kids

Parent Hub have teamed up with the Children’s Food Trust , who are on a mission to get every child eating well at home, in childcare, at school and beyond. Get ready for great recipes, resources and ideas to get your children eating healthy.   Now...

Posted on 01 August 2016

Are your kids eating healthy without you?

Getting children enjoying healthy food from an early age is the way to help them eat well for the rest of their lives. But how can you tell if your child is getting a healthy meal when you’re not there?  Well the good news is that school meals hav...

Posted on 28 September 2016

Hassle free children’s birthday parties

When it comes to a big celebration, some parents thrive on planning, decorating and hosting. Others - myself included - want to make birthdays as fuss-free as possible. Whatever your preference, it's clear from talking with other parents that many...

Posted on 25 April 2018

Calling all parents - ready, steady, cook!

Whether you’re thinking about getting started or you already love to cook with the kids – we’ve got just the thing for you.  Run by the Children’s Food Trust, Friends of Let’s Get Cooking will provide you with the skills, knowledge and inspiration...

Posted on 27 October 2016

Grab the perfect last minute Christmas gift

Last minute gifts can be nightmares, with crowded high streets and empty online shopping baskets; it can be difficult to find the perfect gift with the clock ticking.  However for those family, friends, and even kids who are crazy about cooking...

Posted on 14 December 2016

Save more money in 2018

Did you know 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February? But how about a resolution you can easily keep? Save more money in 2018. There are plenty of really simple ways you can save money on everything from your supermarket shopping to your...

Posted on 05 January 2018

The real cost of a bag of sugar – will the sugar tax make a difference?

The long debated sugar tax (or the Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to be precise) has arrived, launching earlier this month on 6 th April. But what does it actually mean? And will it really make a difference to the obesity crisis? So what does the suga...

Posted on 24 April 2018

Plan the Perfect Family Picnic

We all know the drill when it comes to British summer time – the second the sun shows its face you cannot hesitate for a moment; get out and absorb that vitamin D! There’s no better way to bask in the summer sun than with a family picnic. Here are...

Posted on 18 May 2018