Iron is a hardworking little mineral, and it’s so important to include iron-rich food in your diet. Iron’s real superpower is the ability to help red blood cells form oxygen, and it also plays an important role in maintaining good muscle function. If you don’t get enough iron, you can soon start to feel tired and rundown.
Take the kids on a tasty adventure with these fun, foodie ideas for day trips and things to do. Check out local social media groups for a better idea of what’s on near you, and take a look at your local council website for information on food markets or one-off events across the summer.
It’s the school holidays! So why not have a bit of fun over lunch and get the kids involved in making their own meal? Think about colourful combos of fresh veg, and hands-on dishes that the kids can assemble themselves at the table.
Crispy, golden fish fingers are brilliantly fun and easy to make – and great for cooking with kids. Dish up with tartar sauce and sweet potato wedges for a brilliant midweek meal, or make a batch and serve as party food with wedges of lemon to season.
If you’re hosting a children’s party or sleepover during the holidays, why not get the kids to do the catering? It’s a fun way to keep them busy and get them excited about some fresh new flavours. Plus, fussy eaters are way more likely to get stuck into a dish they’ve enjoyed making themselves.
As part of Jamie’s ongoing Food Revolution, we’re celebrating the power of breakfast! We’ve created a batch of brilliant breakfast recipes to give you loads of simple and tasty ideas to start the day, and we’re tasking you to adapt the ideas however you’d like, so get creative!
When summer rolls around, lunches should be fresh and fast – easy to prepare and using the best of what’s in season. Our friends at Lunch Lady magazine have shared a couple of their favourite recipes for gorgeous lunch ideas that are great for keeping the kids happy.
Fresh, homemade pasta is easier to make than you think! Here, our friends at Lunch Lady have all you need to make gorgeous pasta from scratch, including three twists to help add a burst of colour to your plate – perfect for getting kids cooking.
South Korea has very low obesity rates – just 6%, compared to 25% in Britain. Nuts and seeds are a super-important part of a healthy, balanced diet, and Koreans eat five times as many sesame seeds than we do here in the UK.