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3 ways to avoid mealtime battles

If meals in your house are more tears and pleading than “More cabbage please, Mum” then you’re not alone. Jo Cormack, a therapist who writes at www.emotionallyawarefeeding.com, tells how to avoid “war and peas” during family mealtimes. You’ve spent hours in the kitchen perfecting a nutritious and delicious meal for your family. You sink down in your […]

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Tasty treats for new mums

This week a new book launches that promises to show more than 100 mouth-watering recipes that deliver on taste and nutrition, beautifully photographed from a chef who wanted to create easy and healthy food for expectant and new mothers. Blooming Delicious launches on 7th April and contains lots of ideas. Divided into trimesters, pre- and […]

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How to make breakfast fun again

Disney recently launched its DisneyHealthyLiving.co.uk website, supporting families making healthy choices. BritMums has been promoting its #HealthilyEverAfter campaign, along with key bloggers, as part of a sponsored project. Here, we share their stories, tips and advice (all opinions are those of the participating bloggers). It’s supposed to be the most important meal of the day […]

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37 tasty ways to enjoy health benefits of juice

How do you and your family enjoy your juice? At our #LittleGlass Twitter conversation we chatted about how your family enjoys juice – a little glass with breakfast, a boost with an after-school snack, or enjoyed with dinner. This conversation and prize draw was sponsored by Tropicana and its range of juices families love. One […]

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Fun ways to inspire kids to eat their vegetables #sponsored

Disney recently launched its DisneyHealthyLiving.co.uk website, supporting families making healthy choices. BritMums has been promoting its #HealthilyEverAfter campaign, along with key bloggers, as part of a sponsored project. Here, we share their stories, tips and advice (all opinions are those of the participating bloggers). When it comes to eating more vegetables, experience tells us that […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sliced avocado & homemade mixed bean tapenade on buckwheat crispbreads

The month of January has seen me embark on Veganuary, an initiative many take part in each year, which aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people all over the world to go vegan for the first month of the year.  After a summer of plant-based eating last year, and feeling better […]

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39 brilliant breakfast ideas

We are celebrating Breakfast Week from 24-30th January. In our #MissionBreakfast Twitter conversation, we asked what breakfast is like for you, whether you are getting the kids to school, commuting or chilling at the weekend. How do you get out of a rut to “shake up your wake up”? We were joined by dietitian Nichola Whitehead […]

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Christmas dinner leftover recipes

Wondering what to do with all that leftover turkey?

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How to add colour to family life

Let’s face it – family life is full of joys and challenges but the routine can occasionally leave something to be desired. What you need is light-hearted moments of colour that cut through the grey routine. We challenged 10 bloggers to describe the moments that give their family a little lift. What colourful moments put […]

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51 ways to drink Cravendale

How do you and the mini-milk drinkers in your home like to drink Cravendale? That’s the question we asked at our #MilkDrinkersMilk Twitter party, and you told us some great stories — from an ice-cold glass in the morning to a post-workout refresher to a warm nightcap before bed, it’s the tasty drink all day […]

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Healthy egg meals ideas for families

They are the ultimate in instant food – the perfect protein package – and there’s so much more to do with eggs than the simple boil, fry or scramble. BritMums got together with British Lion Eggs for the #HealthyEggMeals Pinterest Challenge and there has been no shortage of inspiring ideas from top BritMums bloggers and […]

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40 top tips for a British summer party

What makes a great summer party? There’s nothing quite like the British summer, and nothing better than celebrating it than a summer party. Whether it’s a big festive shindig or an intimate family get-together, a summer party is a great opportunity to prepare tasty food, decorate the house and have fun with friends and family. […]

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45 kids meals ideas to mix up your menu

How do you inject a little variety into your family meals? At our #MixUpYourMenu Twitter party, mums shared their clever tips, tricks and tasty family meals. We were especially inspired with the ideas using Birds Eye mealtime favourites fish fingers, peas, chicken chargrills, burgers and new wholegrain fish fingers! The party was sponsored by Birds […]

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Annabel Karmel’s top 5 tips for stress free meal times

I recently interviewed the queen of kid’s cuisine Annabel Karmel at The Baby Show in Birmingham  The inspirational mum-of-three is the best selling children’s cookbook author and a guru when it comes to all things baby food related. My daughter is nearly 11 months old and I’m currently experimenting with loads of Annabel’s recipes for breakfast, […]

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Pea pesto tapenade: Mixing up the menu with Birds Eye

We love peas in our house and eat them all the time but when we started working with Birds Eye on ways to #MixUpYourMenu — using family favourites such as peas, fish fingers and chicken chargrills in innovative dishes. I was inspired by a recipe I found from The Cowgirl Chef. This uses the favourites […]

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Mexican burgers: Mixing up the menu with Birds Eye

We’re working with Birds Eye with a Twitter Party to give ideas on how to inject a little variety into meals and #mixupyourmenu! Our #MixUpYourMenu Twitter party on Tuesday is the place to share your tips, tricks and tasty family meals. I used the opportunity to turn a burger into a Mexican burger. Check out […]

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Mix up your Menu with Birds Eye: Baja Fish Tacos

We’re working with Birsds Eye, looking for ideas on how to “Mix Up Your Menu”. Susanna, a California native, came up with Baja Fsh Tacos. How do you mix up the menu?

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Healthy Egg Meals you’ll love

When it comes to cooking, eggs are almost magical. They contain vitamins A, D, B12 and folate. They are delicious when runny, hard, fried, boiled, poached, coddled or baked. They only have 66 calories per medium egg. And as we discovered with our #HealthyEggMeals Challenge, they can elegantly take centre stage in family meals. The […]

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