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A Short Break in Washington DC with Kids

A Short Break in Washington DC with Kids

The majestic cherry blossom trees lined the streets like a welcoming procession as we arrived in Washington DC on the first leg of our East Coast America family road trip. We decided to make the US capital our first destination as we felt that it was important to show our teenagers around the capital and reinforce […]

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  13th May 2019   No comments
A Family City Break in Edinburgh

A Family City Break in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an amazing place to bring the kids on a city break. It’s not too far away from Ireland, it’s a small enough city that you can walk everywhere and there’s loads of family friendly things to do. If you’re going to be spending 48 hours in Scotland’s capital, here is a list of […]

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  22nd January 2019   No comments
Top 9 Things To Do In Chicago With Kids

Top 9 Things To Do In Chicago With Kids

If you’re looking to take your kids to visit North America, where do you go? It’s a big continent. I’ll be honest, Chicago wouldn’t have been the first place to jump into my head as a family holiday destination so when I was invited by the lovely people at Choose Chicago to visit their city […]

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  9th January 2019   No comments

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Berry Compote

Great on top of breakfast pancakes and porridge or with natural yogurt for dessert, try this easy fruit compote.

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Simple Shortbread Biscuits

This is a really easy shortbread biscuit recipe. They are brilliant for snacks and gifts.

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Honey-baked rhubarb

This honey-baked rhubarb is really tasty with natural yoghurt and muesli for breakfast.

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.

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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Family Food Travel

Travel is a key part of our philosophy. Not only from the experiences and memories it creates but also tying it back to our food principles.

When travelling we believe that immersing ourselves in the local culture is the key to understanding and appreciating a country or city and a key part of this is its food. Therefore when travelling we focus on the local food as well as sights, history and general tips and planning.

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