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A Visit To Shrek’s Adventure

A Visit To Shrek’s Adventure

Over the summer, we headed to London on a Sunday morning to visit Shrek’s Adventure. Located in County Hall, just five minutes’ walk away from Waterloo station and right next to Sea Life,  this is a 4D virtual walk-through tour, dubbed as an immersive experience, around the world of Shrek and other DreamWorks’ characters. I will happily […]

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ProVeg UK

ProVeg UK Set To Give School Meals Major Plant-Based Shake-Up

Looking at the scarcity of vegan and vegetarian options in my kids’ school cantine, I for one, would like to see more plant-based school dinners. ‘School Plates’, a new campaign by food awareness organisation ProVeg UK, aims to do just thus improving children’s health, helping save the planet and easing school budgets. Working with schools, […]

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Giving Kids Some Veg Power

Giving Kids More #VegPower

It only takes a quick walk through the supermarket aisles, or a glance at TV food advertising to notice the obvious. Kids are bombarded with junk food ads (some even disguising themselves as healthy choices). So I am glad that today sees the launch of #VegPower, a campaign from the Peas Please initiative led by […]

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Waste Free Lunch Boxes

Eco Living: Waste Free Lunch Boxes

Packed lunches are not only the best way to ensure you eat healthy food, but they can also help you save money and waste less (especially when using leftovers). Whether you are taking your own lunch box at work or preparing one for the kids, another thing to keep in mind is to try to […]

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The Truth Behind Kids' Lunchboxes - #OutToLunchUK

The Truth Behind Kids’ Lunchboxes – #OutToLunchUK

Trying to encourage my kids to have a healthy and balanced diet, I am very often frustrated to see the poor choice on kids’ menus when we are out and about. In restaurants, we now resort to ordering from the adults’ menu. In order to avoid the sugar-laden and unhealthy pre-packaged lunch box (and if I […]

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Send A Cow - Sweet Swap

The Sweet Swap Challenge

Swap sugary treats for healthier options this May and raise money to help farmers in Africa swap poverty for hope. UK charity Send a Cow has created the Sweet Swap challenge, asking people to give up the sweet things they love for anything from one week to the whole month of May, and to donate […]

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Food Revolution Day + 10 Dishes To Cook With Kids

Food Revolution Day + 10 Dishes To Cook With Kids

My mum is from a generation where home economics was taught at school. To this day, she maintains that learning how to cook and balance her diet have been amongst the most useful skills she has used throughout her life. In the UK, sometime in the 80s school policy changed and out went home economics. The results have […]

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Jamie Oliver Launches Global Petition To Introduce Compulsory Food Education In Schools

Jamie Oliver Launches Global Petition To Introduce Compulsory Food Education In Schools

In a bid to combat childhood obesity, Jamie Oliver has launched a global petition on Change.org to introduce compulsory food education in schools. The abolition of Home Economics  has had disastrous effects on diets. For many children around the world, this generation is now the third one that won’t know how to cook, relying instead on processed […]

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45 Healthy & Meat-Free Kids’ Lunch Box Recipes

45 Healthy & Meat-Free Kids’ Lunch Box Recipes

Why not give your kids’ lunch box a meat-free makeover this back to school season? With a bit of planning you can cut the junk out, move beyond ham & cheese sandwiches and give your child a protein packed and healthy veggie school lunch once or twice a week. Below I have rounded up some […]

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6 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Halloween Recipes

6 Best Spooky Vegetarian & Vegan Halloween Recipes

Halloween is only 7 days away so here are some inspiration from around the web for my 10 Best Spooky Vegetarian & Vegan  Halloween Recipes. I am sure they’ll please adults and kids alike.                                

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