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Have a merry healthy Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly! But this does not mean that healthy eating has to go out of the window. We all seem to follow healthy eating plans throughout the year only to see them vanish once December arrives. The shops are full of tempting Christmas treats, special offers that encourage us even more […]

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Mums & babies try Similac Follow-on Milk *ad*

Making sure your baby or toddler’s nutritional needs are being met is a constant guessing game for many parents which is why so many of us choose to support their diet with formula.  BritMums recently teamed up with Abbot’s new Similac Follow-on and Growing-up Milk in a paid relationship to road test their new palm-oil […]

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McDonald’s Happy Meals: Healthier than you think? #ad

  When it comes to feeding our kids healthy food, we are always looking for positive choices — choosing natural ingredients and reaching for healthier options when we can. BritMums recently teamed up with McDonald’s in a paid relationship to talk about the positive reformulations that have been taking place and the choices available to parents when it […]

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#GoodtoKnow secrets to get children to eat healthily #ad

As parents we’re always urging our children to enjoy their food, whilst also making good choices for them. At our #GoodToKnow Twitter chat, you shared your secrets to balancing treats for your children and encouraging them to make better food choices – like eating more veg or choosing water or milk instead of sugary drinks. […]

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What are your #TermTimeEssentials for happy kids? #ad

For happy and healthy kids, just add water. Like flowers, children flourish when they’re properly hydrated and tend to wilt and fade when they’re not. But as many of us know, getting kids to drink their recommended daily intake of H2O isn’t always that simple. BritMums recently teamed with Highland Spring to talk about#TermTimeEssentials and the importance of hydration […]

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Encouraging healthy eating in the elderly

BritMums is an advocate for nutritional health if for the elderly working in partnership in a sponsored relationship with Abbott. With an ageing population, this is an important issue the whole community needs to come together to tackle. Learning that 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition is scary but as our […]

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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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