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Meet Claire Burrell

Mum of twins, Edinburgh

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Claire Burrell, 44, is a mother of twin boys and founder of a not-for-profit organisation that teaches young children to enjoy eating healthy food by training staff to provide fun activities in nurseries. 

What Claire says

Claire's favourite recipe

"Leek, lemon and courgette risotto. The kids absolutely love risotto and it’s really easy to make."

If you like the sound of this meal idea, try our Vegetable Risotto recipe which feeds the whole family for under £3:

Claire's top tips

"Don’t bribe or manipulate your kids into eating something they don’t want to. Ask questions about what kinds of food they see in front of them, and make comments like ‘I wonder if this broccoli is crunchy’ or ‘I wonder what these steamed carrots taste like.’"

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Last updated: 1 Feb, 2022