Nutrition News

Salmon Fish Cakes

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina creates these easy Salmon Fish Cakes. This is the perfect recipe to include some oily fish in your diet. The recipe can be adapted to use fresh or tinned salmon and can be served with your favourite vegetables. The texture can also be adapted so you can service as…

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Vegetarian Meatballs

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina shares a family favourite vegetarian weaning recipe. These vegetarian meatballs are suitable for all ages. The texture can be adapted to suit your baby’s stage of weaning. You can serve them mashed, minced or chopped. It is also perfect for the whole family to enjoy served with pasta, rice or…

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Vitamin D Requirements for Infants and Toddlers

Growing children need lots of energy and nutrients to support their growth and development and a good routine can help them to meet these requirements. Eating together as a family can support children to learn about and enjoy food. Offering three main meals, breakfast, lunch and tea is a great way of planning the variety…

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Fish fingers and potato wedges

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina shares one of our favourite Friday night ‘fakeaways’. This is the perfect recipe to prepare and enjoy as a family. The kids will have lots of messy fun with this recipe. We set up a little production line for dipping the fish in flour, egg and breadcrumbs. You can choose…

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Overnight Oats 5 Ways

Breakfast, as we know, is an important meal and a great way to start the day. Along with providing us with energy, breakfast can be a good source of important nutrients such as calcium, iron and B vitamins as well as protein and fibre. Overnight oats are so simple to prepare and they are a…

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Eat Smart Shop Smart

In this month’s blog we explore how to make the most of store cupboard ingredients and take a look at how to reduce food waste. As we face current uncertainty with COVID-19, we have seen an increase in the amount of food that households are buying. This is placing a strain on current food supply…

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Free Weaning Guide for Families

We know that families may find it difficult to access their usual services to receive advice on weaning in the coming weeks. That’s why we’re now offering our ‘Feeding you Baby in the First Year’ guide to all families free of charge. This handy guide covers information on: when to start weaning what foods to…

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Take Care of YOUR 20 in 2020

Oral Health Week March 2020 Dental and oral hygiene is an area of great importance in Britain today. However, it is proven that dental pain caused by tooth decay is detrimental to school performance and that time off due to treatment and extractions is a major contributor to low school attendance figures! Why not incorporate…

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Newham Community Nutrition Awards Winners

Our ambition here in Newham is to ensure that every child has access to nutritious and affordable food to support their health, well-being and development. We know that giving children the best start in life is the most effective way to address health inequalities long term. With one in five children already overweight or obese…

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Spiced Carrot and Lentil Soup

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Georgia creates one of our favourite winter warmers Spiced Carrot and Lentil Soup. This is a fantastic recipe to make in bulk as it can easily be frozen and taken out on busy evenings when you have less time to cook. It is really easy to make and is packed full…

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