Eat Healthy in 2019 by Growing Your Own Vegetables

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At the start of every new year, one of the most common resolutions that people have is to eat a healthier diet. This is a great resolution to make because a healthier diet can have such a big impact on many areas of your life and help you to feel fitter, healthier and with more energy. Not only this, but eating healthier can also be much more affordable than eating junk food too. Changing Diet Changing your diet to something… Continue Reading “Eat Healthy in 2019 by Growing Your Own Vegetables”

Eat like a pro with Beko

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Eat Like a Pro is a global campaign to encourage families to eat healthier. Every year, stats show that children are eating worse – less fresh vegetables, less fruit and fish, and more fat and sugar and I have been concerned about what my children have been eating for some time. Working part time, with the kids doing after-school clubs every evening after school, I find it tricky to ensure they get a healthy, balanced diet and trying to get the… Continue Reading “Eat like a pro with Beko”

Getting Green in the Garden

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With spring officially sprung and summer just around the corner, it is the perfect time to get the kids out into the garden for some fresh air and mud time rather than screen time. Growing up I spent many a spring day with my grandpa in his allotment, mixing up compost, adding fertiliser and helping him plant seeds for the summer and beyond.  He grew a mix of vegetables and flowers, which led to my favourite summer activity of picking… Continue Reading “Getting Green in the Garden”

3 sneaky ways to get your kids to eat more fruit and veg

Healthy Eating

If you’re a parent, it’s likely you’ll understand how difficult it can be to get your kids to have their five a day. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, children can be picky and stubborn. However, making sure they’re eating right is extremely important for their health and wellbeing. So, if you’re tired of battling it out at mealtimes, here are three sneaky ways to get your kids to eat more fruit and vegetables. 1. Present their food in a… Continue Reading “3 sneaky ways to get your kids to eat more fruit and veg”

How to grow vegetables in a smaller garden

Gardening

With an abundance of seeds and garden products available online from sites like Bakker, you might feel inspired to start your own vegetable patch. Growing your own food can be highly fun and rewarding but what if you’ve only got a small outside space to work with? Well, if your garden’s a little on the tiny side, worry not, as there are plenty of ways to utilise the land you have. Here are five essential tips to get you started:… Continue Reading “How to grow vegetables in a smaller garden”