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Featured Ingredient: Cacao

With the UK recently being voted the biggest nation of chocoholics and consumption here making up a third of the European market, the Wild Child Kitchen team are keen to celebrate our love for chocolate! While traditional chocolate bars are full of sugar and artificial ingredients, the cacao tree where it derives from is host to lots of health benefits. In recent years the difference between cacao and cacoa has become increasingly well know, with many people opting for the nutrient dense cacao. 20 times higher in antioxidants then blueberries and with only one gram of sugar to every half cup, cacao is the perfect treat for those people craving that addictive chocolate flavour minus the sugar spice. Ombar Chocolate...

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Dealing with Egg Allergies

Intolerance to eggs is one of the most common allergies we see in children and adults. One of the main problems with this allergen is that is can be so hard to avoid, with eggs not just enjoyed on their own but used as the binding agents in cakes, pasta and pastry to name a few! Fortunately, most children outgrow their allergy by the age of five, but reintroducing it can be a scary prospect for parents who have seen reactions before. Most reactions occur in the first few hours and can see rashes appearing on skin, wheezing and vomiting, which can be  terrifying for both child and adult. Thanks to a rise in awareness of all forms of allergies,...

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Cooking With Eggs!

With the main focus of this week to encourage you to experiment with different ways of eating eggs, the WCK team are keen to help! Boiled eggs An English classic, eggs and soldiers! Toasted bread dunked into soft boiled eggs is the perfect Sunday brunch meal for the whole family. Alternatively, if you struggle with poaching, boiling your eggs and then placing in cold water and removing the shell is a great way to achieve similar results. Place your eggs in boiling water, leaving to cook for 5 minutes for a soft boiled eggs and 7 for hard boiled. Omelets This French classic is now a firm staple in English family homes, acting as a quick and easy recipe that...

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British Egg Week

With today marking the beginning of the UK's national celebration of the wholesome chicken egg, the WCK team are keen to get involved! British Egg Week's main focus is to encourage families to experiment with eggs in new and creative ways, and we are here to help! Tasty, versatile and inexpensive, the humble egg is a staple in most homes. Rich in protein, vitamins and minerals, they are proven to hugely improve heart health and protect our bones. Due to their high protein content, eggs are full of energy and extremely filling, making them a great way to start your day.  This week the WCK blog will be all about the egg, giving you lots of fun ways to enjoy them...

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Carrot & Turmeric Hummus

This hummus is bursting with flavour and loaded with Vitamins A, B & C thanks to the carrots. The turmeric make the dip an amazing vibrant orange colour which little foodies love! Carrot & Turmeric Hummus Two large carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tsp of turmeric 1 can of chickpeas 2 garlic cloves Juice of 1 lemon 1tbsp of tahini 1tbsp of olive oil Black pepper Roast your carrots at 180 degrees for 45 minutes till cooked and soft. Next add all your ingredients to a food processor, blitzing till a smooth consistency. Served with pitta, crudités or quinoa crackers!

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