kids food

Oat and Sultana cookies
Oat and Sultana cookies February 3, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Healthy cookies with oats and sultanas make a nutritious lunchbox or outing treat. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: Toddlers to adults. For babies cook Baby Oat Cookies instead. Number of servings: 12 ... Read More »

Baking blueberries changes their polyphenol content — and possibly their health benefits
Baking blueberries changes their polyphenol content — and possibly their health benefits November 16, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Blueberries are called a “superfood” for their high polyphenol content, but when served as warm, gooey pie filling or when lending bursts of sweet flavour to a muffin, their “super” health benefits change. Scientists studied how cooking and baking affect ... Read More »

Blueberry Clafouti (blueberry crustless pie)
Blueberry Clafouti (blueberry crustless pie) September 20, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Number of servings: 8 Ingredients: 3 large eggs 1 cup milk (250ml) 250g blueberries (or other berries of your choice) Squeeze of lemon juice (5g) 80g sugar 50g self-raising ... Read More »

Coconut macaroons
Coconut macaroons September 17, 2013 (4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

This biscuit recipe makes delicious coconut macaroons that are gluten free and dairy free. There also great fun to cook with kids. Preparation time: 10-15 minutes Cooking time: 10-15 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Ingredients Makes 16 desert spoon sized macaroons 1 tsp coconut essence 2 large ... Read More »

BPA exposure and obesity in children: Just a correlation?
BPA exposure and obesity in children: Just a correlation? September 16, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In a recent article, Eng et al. (2013) found that higher levels of bisphenol A (BPA) were associated with several measures of obesity in children. Specifically, children exposed to higher levels of bisphenol A had increased odds of having a ... Read More »

Why energy drinks are harming children, adolescents
Why energy drinks are harming children, adolescents September 13, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents beware. If your tots and teens get their hands on your energy drinks, they could experience seizures, heart palpitations or other problems that drive them to the hospital emergency room. Children most at risk appear to be those who ... Read More »

Junk food in pregnancy and early years leads to behavioural problems in kids
Junk food in pregnancy and early years leads to behavioural problems in kids September 3, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that mums with unhealthy diets during pregnancy are more likely to have children with behavioural problems. It has also shown that children with unhealthy diets have increased symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as aggression and ... Read More »

Healthy broccoli soup
Healthy broccoli soup June 12, 2013 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A quick and tasty recipe for healthy broccoli soup. Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: See broccoli puree – Leave out the seasoning and don’t add water at the blending stage and this soup becomes a puree, ... Read More »

Perfect soft boiled eggs with soldiers
Perfect soft boiled eggs with soldiers March 24, 2013 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This easy recipe will help you master the art of boiling egg and learn how to cook boiled eggs with soft runny yolks. Once you’ve perfected soft boiled eggs, your kids will love dipping the toast soldiers into the soft ... Read More »

There is too much salt in kids’ food
There is too much salt in kids’ food March 19, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In an era where manufacturers are meant to be reducing salt levels in processed food, a CHOICE review of kids’ food has found unacceptably high-levels of salt in a raft of products, including breakfast cereals and lunch box snacks. In ... Read More »







 
 
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