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Feed Your Family On A Budget

The increase in the cost of living is affecting a lot of families, and many of us are making cut-backs  in a bid to save money. In this blog we discuss tips on how to save money on food and feed your family on a budget. Feed Your Family On A Budget- Planning Plan your…

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Food Policy Guidance for Early Years Settings

What is a food policy? A food policy for early years settings is a written document and a public statement, enabling you, your staff, children and their parents/carers to understand your commitment to the provision of healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink. It’s an opportunity to highlight your settings eating environment and approach to…

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Swap your Takeaway for a Fakeaway!

Swap your Takeaway for a Fakeaway! As a nation seven percent of people in the UK eat ‘junk food’ every day. A further four in ten (40%) eat convenience food at least once a week, this is according to a YouGov poll. Chinese, Indian and pizza are some of the most popular takeaway options in…

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Dietary Requirements and Allergy Management in your Early Years Setting

Dietary Requirements and Allergy Management in your Early Years Setting In this blog we explore some of the key considerations around allergy management in your early years setting, along with how to meet children’s dietary requirements, as outlined in the Eat Better Start Better Guidelines. Some children in your childcare setting may be required to…

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Planning Vegetarian Meals for Children

Vegetarian meals and snacks are suitable for all children as long as they are planned to include a wide range of foods to meet their nutritional needs. Vegetarian meals have become popular choices for many families and their children. Some of the main reasons for choosing a vegetarian diet is due to dietary preferences, as…

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Looking after Baby and Toddler Teeth

Looking after Baby and Toddler Teeth It’s so important to look after baby and toddler teeth as they play a number of important roles. For example, they keep a space for the adult teeth, support biting, chewing and speech, along with helping children to feel confident when they smile. To help keep your little ones…

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Promoting Activity in Early Years Settings

Activity in Early Years Settings Daily activity is important for children in early years settings as it supports healthy growth and development. Physical activity needs to be incorporated from very early on, so that it becomes part of children’s normal everyday routine. Trends show that if this happens, children are more likely to be physically…

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Preparing Food Safely to Reduce the Risk of Choking

Preparing Food Safely to Reduce the Risk of Choking As a parent, it’s normal to worry about how your little one will manage eating and you may be nervous about gagging and choking. We want to support you to feel more confident about safety at mealtimes, so in this blog we explore simple steps that…

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Delightfully Delicious Pancake Recipes

We love pancakes all year round, so thought we’d create a blog to share our favourite pancake recipes. They’re quick to whip up, delightfully delicious and it’s super easy to vary your toppings! Making pancakes can also be a fun activity for the whole family, so try to encourage your little ones to help out…

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