What is the First 1000 Days?

1000 days. Doesn’t sound like an awful lot does it? But the fact is that the first 1000 days of your little one’s life are a uniquely special time that can have a very real influence on how they develop, grow and learn — not just now, but for his or her whole life. Watch … read more >

Step by Step Soup

Here’s a step-by-step guide to making soup from scratch. It’s a basic soup recipe and once you get the hang of it, you can start to experiment with different combinations of vegetables and other ingredients such as chickpeas or cannellini beans. The Lentils used in this are a good source of protein and low in fat.

This soup makes 4-5 portions

Cost per portion (based on 4 portions) = €0.45

Banana Bread

This recipe is super easy to make, and a tasty, healthier treat to keep energy levels up during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Toddlers will love it too as a snack!

The banana bread is suitable for freezing. It will also keep well in an airtight tin for 2-3 days (if it lasts that long!).

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

“When you’ve carved your pumpkin, use the flesh in these tasty muffins. So easy, the kids can help you make them!” Kellie, Nutritionist

The pumpkin in these muffins provides beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A), which is important for healthy vision and healthy skin. Vitamin A also supports the immune system.