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Healthy eating

Making sure your child is eating healthy food can be challenging at times. However, doing a bit of forward planning can really help make eating healthier easier.

A hungry child

There are lots of great 100 calorie snacks that you can either carry with or quickly make in the kitchen at home. A few of these are:

  • A scotch pancake.
  • A crumpet.
  • Fruit salad.
  • Malt loaf slice.

You can find more great ideas for 100 calorie snacks over on the Change4Life website.


Healthier meals

Did you know that a single energy drink contains DOUBLE the amount of recommended daily sugar for a 7-10-year-old? While you’re on the Change4Life website, make sure to check out all the great food facts and top tips to help you swap out sugar in your family’s diet. There’s even a sugar calculator!


Quick, easy, cheap meals to try!

Cheats’ Pizza Calzone

In just 20 minutes, serving 4 people, you could be sitting down to eat this delicious and healthy Italian-style vegetable calzone.

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Turkey stir-fry

Taking just 15 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes to cook, this quick nutritious meal is perfect for those busy evenings with the family!

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Tomato pancakes

Taking 25 minutes to cook, serving 4 people and packed with nutritious ingredients, you can’t go wrong with these pancakes!

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Tuna and potato salad

Taking a total of 35 minutes, this potato salad is great to bulk cook and use for lunches for the next day!

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Veggie chilli

This chilli is another perfect bulk-cooking recipe that can save you time and money in the long run! You can also freeze some portions to save for a later date.

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To help you get in the habit of cooking and eating healthier foods, make sure to take a look at the ‘Rules and Routines‘ page.