Keep Calm and Enjoy Half Term

  February half term is upon us, and as excited as kids are, parents around the country are excited for it to be over. With typically rainy British weather, overly priced days out, bored children, the week off appears to last a life time. However at Approved Food we have a great way you can

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Galentines Day!

    As well as love, February can bring enormous amounts of stress. Valentines Day not only means spending more money but also adds the pressure of finding a ‘unique’ gift for your significant other. However, this time of year also brings Galentines Day; a momentary pause on needing to be in a relationship. A

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Be Our Valentine?

  From the Romantics to the Haters, Valentine’s Day affects us all. It is another day in the year in which retailers stock their shelves with overly priced chocolates, flowers and champagne. It is another day in which, as consumers, we all feel obliged to buy into, no matter the cost. But what if you

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Say bye to mosquitoes!

We all love holidays right? But not those itchy bumps from our not so favourite friends, the mosquito! We have the solution! We have teamed up with this great company: The Mosquito Company, they specialise in natural insect repellents perfect and safe for the entire family. They use 100% natural plant oils, are deet free

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Treacle Flapjacks

Fancy making some treacle flapjacks for Bonfire night? Ingredients: 250g butter 250g light soft brown sugar 175g black treacle (99p Lyles_Black_Treacle ) 500g  oats Method Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (gas mark 4). Prepare a baking tray with parchment paper. Add the butter, brown sugar and treacle to a pan and heat on low heat. Stir

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Halloween Spider Web Biscuits

How about making these spider web biscuits for Halloween? We have all the ingredients. Ingredients: Digestive biscuits:  McVities_Digestives Chocolate melted: Shamrock_Milk_Chocolate  Icing pens: icing_pens Method: Melt the chocolate in the microwave or in a glass bowl over water on the hob. Make sure the chocolate does not over-heat. Allow the chocolate to stand for a few minutes. Using a

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Thai Red Curry

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Fancy making a Thai Red Curry? Try out the below recipe using our Sharwoods Thai Red Curry Cooking Sauce 400g, 2 for £1.50. Buy sauce here >> Sharwoods_Thai_Red_Curry_Cooking_Sauce Ingredients: Sharwoods Thai Red Curry Cooking Sauce 400g, 2 for £1.50 Chicken (Approved Food Meat for a Week Hamper, £15) Rice (Tilda Pure Basmati Rice 1kg, £2.50 RRP

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Approved Food Craft Box

Do your kids like doing crafts?  We have made some cool craft boxes plus scroll down for craft ideas. Buy the Approved Food craft boxes here >> AF_Craft_Box Large Box £11.99: Small Box £8.99: Craft Ideas Pom Pom Letters How about making large letters for their initials and decorating them with pom poms? They make good

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Mexican Night!

Fancy a Mexican Night? Buy the ingredients: Santa_Maria_AF Ingredients: 1 onion Santa Maria Spicy Refried Beans 215g (2 for £1.50) Mincemeat (Approved Food meat for a week hamper, £15) Santa Maria Taco Seasoning Mix 28g (59p) Santa Maria Chilli Explosion Grinder 80g (£1.99) or Santa Maria Red Hot Chilli Flakes 32g (89p) (optional) Santa Maria Taco Shells 135g,

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Risotto Butternut Squash

Try this risotto butternut squash and parmesan recipe… Ingredients: Sacla Risotto Butternut Squash And Parmesan 190g (2 for £1.00) 200g Risotto rice 600ml boiled water 1 stock cube Grated parmesan, serve (optional) Method: Combine the butternut squash sauce with the rice, water and a stock cube. Simmer on medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes.

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