kids food

Flourless chocolate cake (with hidden goodness)
Flourless chocolate cake (with hidden goodness) July 29, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This flourless chocolate cake is a healthy, gluten free recipe. Perfect for parents looking for healthy snacks for kids. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Number of servings: 8 Ingredients: 400g tin red kidney beans 1/3 cup rice bran ... Read More »

‘Often and early’ gives children a taste for vegetables
‘Often and early’ gives children a taste for vegetables June 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Exposing infants to a new vegetable early in life encourages them to eat more of it compared to offering novel vegetables to older children, new research from the University of Leeds suggests. The researchers, led by Professor Marion Hetherington in ... Read More »

Oat and Sultana cookies
Oat and Sultana cookies February 3, 2014 (6 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 (5 votes, average: 4.60 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 (6 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 »







 
 
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