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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.

Saucepan Kids - honey-baked rhurbarb with home grown rhubarb - things to do with rhubarb

Honey-baked rhubarb

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

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Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

I’ll admit I’d not even heard of the local Ravenna dish, piadina, before our recent food tour of Italy. Even then it was only because the Ravenna tourist board suggested we should visit Piada Cupida and try the local delicacy whilst we were there. Ravenna is in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy and only […]

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  18th September 2016   No comments
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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  16th September 2016   No comments
How Balsamic Vinegar is Made

How Balsamic Vinegar is Made

We buy and use quite a lot of balsamic vinegar. We buy the standard vinegar you find on supermarket shelves and use it for salad dressings and for cooking. We’ve always liked the flavour it adds to food and Anna has been cutely calling it “binegar” since she was very small. So when we were on […]

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  27th August 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.

how much sugar children

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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Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

I’ll admit I’d not even heard of the local Ravenna dish, piadina, before our recent food tour of Italy. Even then it was only because the Ravenna tourist board suggested we should visit Piada Cupida and try the local delicacy whilst we were there. Ravenna is in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy and only […]

  Continue Reading
  18th September 2016   No comments
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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  16th September 2016   No comments
Leading by example

Leading by example

I consider myself to be a good mother, always thinking about my three children, making sure they are all happy and healthy. However, I’m not great at looking after myself. I drive the kids to their favourite sporting activities but don’t partake in any sport myself. I send them off to school with tasty and […]

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  15th September 2016   11 comments

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