Changing our family habits can be really challenging, but it is often the smallest changes that make the biggest difference to our health and wellbeing.
So, why not take a small step to improve your family’s lifestyle? You can start by downloading Sasha’s recipe book by clicking the link below. Sasha is eight years old and lives in Tower Hamlets, and together with her mum they share their love of cooking!
Have a go at trying her ‘Carrot Balls’ recipe with your children - It is a wonderful way to bond with your little ones and get them involved in cooking.
Carrot Balls recipe:
1 cup dates (stone removed)
½ cup walnuts½ cup pecans
¾ cup oats
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Unsweetened desiccated coconut for rolling
Peel and grate carrot.
Chop dates, walnuts, and pecans into very small pieces (remember to ask an adult for help with a knife).
Add the carrot and all other ingredients into a bowl and mix well. The mixture should stick together. Add more dates if it does not stick.
Roll into small balls with hands.
Roll balls in coconut and put them in the fridge.
Serving size: 1 ball.
Watch Sasha’s story below.