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strawberry and banana thickie - healthy oats smoothie by Saucepan Kids

Super Banana and Oat Thickies

These banana and oat thickies are a fantastic, filling breakfast drink - perfect for on-the-go.

Saucepan Kids - making healthy nutty protein power bars

Ellen’s Nutty Power Bars

These protein-packed power bars, full of nutrients and energy, make the perfect mid-morning snack. Quick and easy to make, these nutty bars are one of my favourites.

Saucepan Kids make homemade hummus for healthier lunchbox options #parentspanel

Making Healthy Homemade Hummus

Homemade hummus is so easy to make and tastes much better than shop bought hummus, and it's cheaper too.

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How Parma ham is made

How Parma ham is made

Ham, salt and air. That is all it takes to make Parma ham, or Prosciutto di Parma to give it its proper name. Sounds easy doesn’t it? Calling it easy though would be a huge disservice to the skill and mastery of the staff at Ruliano S.P.A. in Riano di Langhirano, near Parma, in the Emilia-Romagna province […]

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  18th November 2016   No comments
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Cooking Together

Cooking together with your children gives you the opportunity to teach children (and ourselves!) about food and how to cook. It is also a lot of fun and a great way to spend time as a family.

Ronan and Kyle helping hang out the tagliatelle

Food Literacy

Food literacy is understanding how our food choices impact our health and the environment. We believe making children food literate is an essential part of their education.

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Reducing Sugar

Over 20% of children and teenagers are obese. The leading cause of this is consumption of too much sugar. Our aim is to help address this through education of parents and children.

Everything in Moderation

Teaching children food literacy

 

Saucepan Kids is all about teaching children about food – what to eat and how to cook it. We want our children to be healthy and be able to make the right food choices when they leave home. It’s not all about low fat, no sugar, everything must be healthy, it’s about understanding what’s good for you and what to have in moderation.

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Quick Focaccia Bread Recipe

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8 Reasons Why Every Woman Should Lift Weights

8 Reasons Why Every Woman Should Lift Weights

Six months in and my quest to become a healthier, stronger and fitter Mum is still going strong. I’m three stone down and (more importantly) have lost 26 inches from around my body (9 from my waist alone!) and I can honestly say that I have never felt better. I’m proud to say too that I’ve […]

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  16th January 2017   No comments
Is healthy eating worth it?

Is healthy eating worth it?

Everywhere you look these days, people are talking or blogging about sugar free, clean eating, plant based, vegan, vegetarian, organic food. Is it a fad or is any of it actually worth it? Real food can sometimes costs a little more than processed food however when you add it up and look at the consequences, you’ll […]

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  1st January 2017   2 comments
How kids can help with Christmas food

How kids can help with Christmas food

There’s always a lot to do in the kitchen if you are hosting Christmas for family and friends or even if it is just yourselves. The seemingly easy option at this time of year is to keep the kids out of the way so we can just get on with it without the hassle. However […]

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  1st December 2016   No comments

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