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Latest Food & Health Posts

Simple, delish barbecue recipes for the whole family!

What’s a proper Irish summer without a good old barbecue in the rain? Check out these fun, colourful recipes that will entice your children away from the same old cheeseburgers and hotdogs this summer! Note: When using wooden skewers, make sure to soak in water for at least 20 minutes before putting them on the […]

5 summer salads that the whole family will love!

With the arrival of fine weather (I’m sure it will come eventually!) comes the slightly lessened desire to cook those heavy casseroles and stewed dishes that comforted us through the long winter. With fresh fruit and vegetables coming into season, and the taste being so fresh and delicious there couldn’t be a better time to […]

Baby-led weaning: 10 things you need to know

Baby-led weaning means letting your child feed themselves from the moment they start on solids. Most babies will start to reach for food around six months, which is the time when the World Health Organisation recommend your babies are weaned onto solid foods. Remember that every baby is different; some parents choose to start weaning […]

Six ice treats for a warm summer day

It’s getting hot out there, and we’re pretty sure the ice cream shops are doing a roaring trade right now! We have six easy recipes for delicious homemade ice cream, ice-pop and frozen yoghurt so you can skip the queues and cool down and keep the whole family happy. Enjoy! Chocolate chip ice cream Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream, 1 […]

Why EVERY woman should be taking folic acid

Ireland has a particularly high incidence of Spina Bifida and other Neural Tube Defects (NTDs), yet a simple folic acid supplement can help reduce the risks significantly – so why aren’t Irish women taking the advice? Speaking on behalf of safeFood, Prof Michael Turner, UCD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Coombe Women and […]

Neven Maguire’s simple chicken curry

Everyone will love this  tasty, light and delicious curry devised by Neven Maguire for the First 1,000 Days Recipe Book, a collection of healthy and nutritional recipes perfect for before, during and after pregnancy – not to mention tasty enough to tempt everyone in the family! This curry will be a definite crowd pleaser if you’re entertaining and it’s super simple to […]

Five foods to boost your pregnancy

Once we’re eating for two, it can be difficult to know what’s going to help or hinder our baby’s development. If you want to give your baby the best start in life – before they’ve even been born – try incorporating these five pregnancy super foods into your diet. Avocado This has been the year of the avocado […]

Waist trainers: fad or fixer?

Postpartum waist trainers claim to help draw in stretched abdominal muscle, provide back support, and prevent post-natal pooch. But do they really work? They’re a favourite of many celebrities, who have been open about using this method to gain their pre-baby figure. Jessica Alba admitted to wearing two corsets day and night for three months to […]

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