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Let's Get Creative... With Courgettes!

Children and courgettes In my experience, children find the texture of courgettes hard to enjoy… they are classified as ‘slimy veg’ by many children I have worked with. I have found that raw and/or grated courgette can sometimes be eaten more happily than cooked, large chunks. I have also fo...

Children and courgettes In my experience, children find the texture of courgettes hard to enjoy… they are classified as ‘slimy veg’...

Natasha Gavin
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5 Reasons to Eat Seasonal Veg

Walking down the supermarket produce aisles, it can sometimes be difficult to remember that veg has seasons. We have found amazing ways to get veg to be produced, shipped and encouraged to grow year-round. Freezing veg at its peak can have wonderful benefits for freshness, taste and nutrients to mak...

Walking down the supermarket produce aisles, it can sometimes be difficult to remember that veg has seasons. We have found amazing ways to g...

Claire Wright
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Your six-point plan to love food and hate waste!

Here in the UK, we waste more food than you might think. UK households bin 6.6 million tonnes of food every year, which costs the average family with children £730! Luckily, there are a few simple changes you can make that will have an immediate impact. From buying to cooking, here are our top ti...

Here in the UK, we waste more food than you might think. UK households bin 6.6 million tonnes of food every year, which costs the average fa...

Helen White
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URGENT APPEAL: Seasonal Veg

Veg Power has launched an appeal with the backing of chefs and nutritionists nationwide to get the UK eating more seasonal vegetables and support food producers at this critical time. With pubs, restaurants, and hotels currently closed, large quantities of local seasonal vegetables are at risk of g...

Veg Power has launched an appeal with the backing of chefs and nutritionists nationwide to get the UK eating more seasonal vegetables and su...

Dan Parker
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Raw Power: How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Raw Veg

Ways to up the raw veg There is so much evidence telling us how great vegetables are for us and how we need to be eating more of them, but it's not always that easy to do! Using raw veggies can be a quick and tasty way to get your children to eat more vegetables. Here are some ideas: Keep them han...

Ways to up the raw veg There is so much evidence telling us how great vegetables are for us and how we need to be eating more of them, but...

Priya Tew
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Lunchbox Makeover: How to Add More Veg to Your Child's Lunchbox

Adding veggies to your kid’s lunchbox doesn’t have to be tedious. It’s a great way to help your child reach their 5-a-day. Even if your child isn’t a veggie lover (yet!) try to include a small portion of at least one vegetable in their lunchbox each day. Perseverance pays off and over time y...

Adding veggies to your kid’s lunchbox doesn’t have to be tedious. It’s a great way to help your child reach their 5-a-day. Even if you...

Catherine Lippe
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7 Uses for Rainbow Veg Sauce

Rainbow veg sauce is perfect for when you're busy, as it’s a super quick way to get an excellent mix of veggies into your kids and helps to produce tasty meals in a flash! Although “hiding veg” is not a great long-term solution, veg-heavy sauces can be an excellent way to add more veg to your...

Rainbow veg sauce is perfect for when you're busy, as it’s a super quick way to get an excellent mix of veggies into your kids and helps t...

Claire Wright
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Get Fresh with Frozen

You may not realise it, but your freezer is actually your secret weapon for health, convenience and sustainability. The frozen aisle may be the last stop-off while food shopping, but frozen food definitely should not be at the bottom of your list if you’re wanting freshness, goodness and to be pla...

You may not realise it, but your freezer is actually your secret weapon for health, convenience and sustainability. The frozen aisle may be...

Lauren Woodley
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Making Veg Fun !*?

Great teachers make learning fun. We all know that from our days at school. And you want your child to grow into a healthy (vegetable eating and appreciating) adult. But does it seem hard to get them to eat up any, let alone ALL, of their greens? As a mum of two boys, and someone who has worked wit...

Great teachers make learning fun. We all know that from our days at school. And you want your child to grow into a healthy (vegetable eatin...

Natasha Gavin
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Winning with Reward Charts

Most kids respond well to a good reward chart, but rewarding badly can do more than harm than good. Research we commissioned with ITV reveals that 43% of parents offer their kids “bribes” in order to eat their greens. Dessert proved the most popular bribe (59%), followed by access to TV (32%), v...

Most kids respond well to a good reward chart, but rewarding badly can do more than harm than good. Research we commissioned with ITV reveal...

Dan Parker
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