Lentils, dal

Perfect Dhal Recipe (Milk Free, Gluten Free)

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  Perfect dhal is a lentil dish that is tasty, nutritious and a healthy recipe for your kids and the family. Not only is it rich in protein it is also a source of iron. With the addition of garlic, onions and turmeric, this recipe also provides sulphur rich amino acids and polyphenols.  These are considered […]

Creamy Chicken with Wild Mushroom Rice

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Printable recipe card: Creamy Chicken with Wild Mushroom Rice This is perfect for busy nights when you want to throw your dinner all into one pot.  An easy dinner recipe that is perfect for kids and the entire family.  This recipe served four adults and 1 toddler with plenty of leftovers for the following day. […]

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Lamb Meatballs With Cumin

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Printable Recipe Card: Lamb Meatballs With Cumin This easy nutritious and delicious dinner recipe is great for 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 1-3 years, kids aged 3+ This recipe is beyond essential for the busy family.  It provides protein, carbohydrates and at least two servings of vegetables for a healthy and balanced meal option. NUTRITION TIPS Lamb […]

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Ravishing Sunday Duck Roast – Healthy Meals for Kids

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Sunday roasts bring in that weekly dose of happiness.  It’s one of those genius recipes that sound complex but is actually relatively easy to prepare for nourishing healthy meals.  A useful investment in time that can produce very tasty yet healthy and nutritious meals for kids.  Read on for tips from your London children’s dietitian on how […]

Macaroni Cheese with Home-Grown Wild Rosemary

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  I fancied a creamy pasta dish tonight without tucking into the cream and saturated fat.  One of Jamie Oliver’s recipes caught my eye.  I’ve tweaked the recipe a little to keep the total saturated fat down by substituting some of the fat with olive oil.  This is an easy week day family meal with […]

The Sugar Trap

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  Knowledge is power and the topic of sugar is no exception.  Inspired by the sugar debate held between nutritional experts and the media, I hope this article sheds light on the truth about sugar.  Without nutritional context and accurate knowledge about how sugar intake affects your child, should you fear it?  Is fruit juice […]

Coconut oil, Health, Saturated Fat or MCT

Coconut Fat – Friend or Foe?

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  How does coconut fit in with your family’s healthy eating plan?  Does it truly contain exceptional ingredients for lifelong health?  Friend or foe?  Magazines boast it’s lush properties for health whilst health professionals may warn you against throwing away your staple vegetable oils for this supposed velvety little wonder.   Do you ever think […]

Benefits of A Plant Based Diet For You and Your Family

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Plant based diet discussed for World Food Day on Sunday 16th October.  In support of this day, I wrote an article for Great Ormond Street Hospital on why you should include plant based proteins in your family’s diet.  You will find the full article published here “Specialist Paediatric Dietitian Discusses the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet.” A plant-based diet […]

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9 Easy Ways To Cut Back on Salt

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Salt.  Fancy rock sea salt.  Basic table salt.  Unbelievably there is no difference between the two.  Both still contain sodium the mineral in salt that’s linked with health problems. Minimal cost for a flavour enhancer yes, but are you willing to pay the price?  Generous intakes of salt have been linked with high blood pressure, hypertension […]