Jadwiga O'Brien

Heart Healthy on Valentine’s Day!

break for fruits

According to the World Health Organisation, being physically active and having a healthy diet are two key ways to prevent heart disease. Make changes to your child’s health habits now so that they can look forward to a happier, healthier heart in the future! We’ve put together a few simple ways that you can help […]

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Eat More Fruit and Veg: Lunchboxes

Lunch time

Eating plenty of fruit and veg is essential for a balanced diet, and getting your kids used to eating these essential foods will help them avoid a range of serious illnesses (including heart disease and certain cancers) in later life. This article will give you some ideas for getting fruit and veg into your child’s lunchbox!

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Halloween Recipes


Halloween needn’t be full of junk food – too many sweets aren’t good for kids, and dealing with hyper children isn’t much fun for parents either. Aim to get a good dinner into your kids before they go trick or treating. Why not try our spooky recipes – great for children and adults alike! Eyeball spaghetti, witches potion, mashed potato ghosts & spaghetti brains!

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Healthy Pancake Tuesday


Who doesn’t love Pancake Tuesday? Luckily, pancakes are a treat that can be kept very healthy so long as you’re careful with the fillings. This year, avoid slathering your pancakes in chocolate spreads or sticky syrups. Pancakes can be a great way of getting in some of your fruity five-a-day as well as some other […]

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Why Porridge is So Good For You

Healthy Porridge and Bananas

Porridge (also called oatmeal) is a super healthy breakfast – it tastes delicious, is versatile and easy to make. Eating porridge fills your kids up for longer than other breakfast cereals – which makes snacking between meals less likely, helping children to maintain a healthy weight.
Oats have many other health benefits – including helping to prevent heart disease and certain cancers.

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Recipe: Porridge

Porridge Healthy

Porridge is a delicious high fibre food – easy to make and suitable for the whole family. The recipe below gives an idea of the basic ingredients and how they can be cooked. Use this to get you started then experiment with your own toppings and flavourings!

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Review: Lucozade Energy

Lucozade Energy

Lucozade energy is a sugar-packed soft drink that is very popular with children and young people. The “Energy” in the drink comes in the form of sugar. It contains so much sugar that an average ten year old child would need to do over an hour of cycling or playing sport to work off the calories contained in one bottle.

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