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Recipe for Minestrone Soup

Comfort food is perfect at this time of year. What could be better than to serve a steaming bowl of hearty soup with some crusty bread? In this recipe, there are vegetables and protein to put parents’ minds at ease, along with pasta and cheese to please the kids. This recipe is savory, chunky and […]

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Italian Culinary Masterclass with @BookingsforYou & the Giovannini family

Italy. Food. Travel. We can’t think of three words we love more.  We recently attended an Italian Culinary Masterclass with Italian holiday specialist Bookings for You and the Giovannini Family, where they showed us how to make an amazing Italian meal! Bookings For You was founded by Jo Mackay in 2011. She’s an ex P&G marketing exec […]

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#RustlersHack: How to hack a burger #ad

  There’s nothing quite like a burger to make a family meal fun. In our latest sponsored project, BritMums and Rustler’s challenged parents to hack their Southern Fried Chicken Burger, creating meals that are personalised and perfectly suited to their tastes. So in keeping with the ‘southern’ theme, we created this Tex-Mex Burger! It’s really easy to […]

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Fun ways to get vitamin D into your kids’ diet #ad

Here’s a surprise: Most of us don’t get enough vitamin D, despite it being called the sunshine vitamin (insert your best British summer joke here). Even during times of frequent sunshine, the use of sun creams can limit the amount of this important vitamin grown-ups and kids receive. Why vitamin D is important for kids […]

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Cooking classes Hampshire: Chewton Glen’s kid-friendly Kitchen

  One of Hampshire’s premier country house hotels does cookery classes for adults and kids like no other.  The Kitchen, Chewton Glen 3 Chewton Farm Rd, Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5QL, England, UK www.chewtonglen.com/the-kitchen +44 1425 275341 In an era when chefs are TV personalities with rock-star reputations, cooking courses come camera-ready. Cookery courses in Hampshire […]

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#PrezzoLaFamiglia: Family style dining at Prezzo #ad

How do you feed hungry teen girls? This isn’t a trick question. Recently it was a situation my husband and I faced on a busy weekday. The solution was to seek out one of their favourite foods — pasta — and head to Prezzo.  We went as part of the BritMums #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge, sponsored by […]

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Why top bloggers love juice as 1 of 5-a-day #ad

The sheer effort of getting five – or is it 10? – portions of fresh fruit and vegetables into our children each day is one of family life’s constant battles. “I am sure I am not alone in thinking 5 was at least doable, however 10 is not so?!” says Jaime from theoliversmadhouse. In our […]

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Review: Bloggers lose weight with Forever Living’s C9 #Ad

Who wouldn’t like to lose some inches and feel more energetic, especially this time of year? Four bloggers have been working with BritMums and Forever Living in a paid project to try the company’s C9 plan – a 9-day combination of Forever Living supplements and meal replacement shakes – to help shift a few bulges and […]

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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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