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Fun and healthy Valentine’s Day ideas for kids

Here are some fun, healthy and sweet Valentine’s Day ideas for kids:

Heart fruit kebabs

These are so easy to make. All you need is fruit, a heart shaped cookie cutter and some kebab sticks. They make a nice change to the everyday fruit in a bowl.

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Want to know which fruit or veg has the most pesticides?

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Over the last few years new health stores and local farmer’s markets have been springing up everywhere and buying organic fruit and veg, in order to avoid synthetic pesticides, has become a huge trend. But what do you do if the only cucumber or pepper, which is available, has been conventionally grown? Do you buy it or do you leave it on the shelf? What do you do if buying everything organic is simply too expensive? Continue reading


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My favourite snack – Açaí berry pot with home made granola

Acai Berry Pot

Even though I spent some time in Brazil, the first time I was introduced to açaí berry was in London. I went to dance Zumba at Maloca and there I saw people eating what looked like hot chocolate in a bowl with some granola on top. I was intrigued. I chatted to the owner and discovered that the ‘hot chocolate’ was in fact açaí berry. It was delicious. I used to put in my order before my workout and my açaí was waiting for me when I finished. I still have fond memories of that place.

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