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By Hilary Whiteeducational and craft writer

Try these contrasting foods when children need to warm up – or cool down.

Winter soup ingredients

Recipes in this article:

Winter lentil soup

Winter lentil soup

Serves: 4–6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Discuss how rinsing the lentils washes away dust – and point out how the water runs clear once they are clean. Watch the stock cubes dissolve as you stir them into the water, and compare the texture of the soup before and after liquidising.


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 125g red lentils (uncooked)
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 litre vegetable or chicken stock, made with stock cubes
  • Half a lemon
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