So how did you get on with veggies last week? This week we’re heading into more well known territory and talking about fruit for breakfast. From adding an apple a day to making more elaborate smoothies there are many benefits to including fruit at breakfast time. Think colourful antioxidant rich berries to boost our immune […]
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Lets talk about eggs baby! Did you know eggs have 6 grams of high-quality protein and that a protein packed breakfast helps sustain mental and physical energy throughout the day? That’s good news for people of any age! A favourite at breakfast time and one of the most versatile foods around. Scrambled, boiled, poached, fried, […]
Eat Well, Kids Corner, Nutrition News & Views, Special Features
It’s World Vegetarian Day so we’re asking about the benefits of kids going veggie!
A friend recently rang Kalila all a fluster asking what we thought about vegetarian diets for young children? It got our Nutritionist Claire thinking and as today is World Vegetarian day, and with many campaigners promoting vegetarianism for environmental reasons, and for a healthier world, we decided to look into it further. It transpires that […]
It’s the weekend!!! We love easy-cook dinners here at Kalila. As busy mums what’s better than being able to plonk a few simple ingredients in a tray and walk away while it bakes. This duo of dishes is a winner every time and are so quick to prepare you’ll have blasted through your to-do list […]
Green Pea and Mint hummus (adapted from recipe by Yotam Ottolenghi) A GREAT DIP FOR SNACKS AND ACCOMPANIMENT TO FISH AND MEAT DISHES Ingredients 250g frozen peas, boiled (you can substitute with green or yellow split peas) ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda 100g toasted sesame seeds, ground or blended with c. 1tbsp olive oil and […]
Eat Well, Healthy Eating Programme, Nutrition News & Views
May “Eat Healthy” – Understanding protein.
Our “Eat Healthy” series continues with a look at protein. Meat, specifically processed meats such as salami, bacon, sausages, and minced beef have recently been in the media with headlines questioning how safe it is to eat (http://www.bbc.com/news/health-28797106). Meat is one form of protein and so we are going to look at the recommendations for […]