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Ganesh’s pork potstickers 

Get the whole family involved with this production-line team meal. Everyone can have a go at making the potstickers. And there is no right or wrong way to fold the wrappers. The main thing is to have fun! INGREDIENTS Serves 4  250g pork mince 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp soy sauce 3cm knob fresh […]

Top kids’ party trends for 2017

We may not have a crystal ball, but we’ve been doing our research to find the top kids’ party trends for 2017. Make sure that your child’s big day is on point with these top tips: Simplicity Parents, you can breathe a sigh of relief. It looks like – finally – we might be simplifying […]

Adapting your toddlers’ food

The first few years of life is a journey full of discovery and development for children, and sometimes also for the bigger people around them. As adults we instinctively encourage and support the obvious changes like walking, talking and independently eating similar foods to the rest of the family. By the time your child begins […]

Healthy party food that is fun?

Kids’ party food must be fun, but must it be unhealthy? The short answer is, “no.” Over at Munch, we have loads of recipes tested by parents and kids alike that are healthy, fun and delicious! A big part of that is a number of healthy party food recipes that kids will love. Each time […]

Top five lunch box tips

Here are Munch’s top lunch box tips to get your kids gobbling down their lunches and make them the envy of their class. 1. Variety is the spice of life We all like a bit of variety in what we eat, so try and mix up the foods you give your kids over the week. […]

Alex’s mega brownies

Ten-year-old Alex from London shares this recipe for easy, really rich brownies. Ingredients 100g unsalted butter, softened 175g caster sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 75g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp milk 4 tbsp mixed white and milk chocolate chips 100g milk chocolate 75g full-fat soft cheese Method Heat oven […]

Fight allergies with food

It’s coming into that season again, when spring’s fresh airborne pollen causes sniffly noses and watering eyes. But before you head to the pharmacy for a quick-fix, consider preventative action using nature’s super foods to fight allergies before they start. And when all else fails, nature also provides some natural remedies that are gentle on […]