Funky fruit skewers

Suitable from 10 months

If you ask my 3-year old, there’s something about lining up fruit on a stick that just makes fruit time even cooler. We often serve fruit skewers like these at kids parties or other occasions – they are quick to make, look pretty and are loved by kids and adults alike! Recipe tips Use any
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Mini apple pancakes

Suitable from 10 months

This is a recipe that has been a regular in my family ever since I can remember. My grandparents have a big apple tree in their garden and every fall there’s an abundance of ripe apples available, so we’re making loads of apple cake, apple sauce and also these small apple pancakes which everyone loves.
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Berry & chocolate chunk cookies

Suitable from 12 months

t6 These are cookies I made for the snack buffet at my daughter’s first birthday party. I wanted something that’s easy to grab for little hands, soft enough for small peoples’ first teeth but at the same time chewy like regular oatmeal cookies, without being overly sweet. These turned out great – a perfect combination
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Healthy nibble mix

Suitable from 12 months

When I was younger, I used to love sugary treats to nibble on while working or watching a movie. Now that we have kids I hardly buy sweets anymore as we’ve gotten used to eating healthier treats if we crave something sweet. I love this mix as it’s the perfect combination of sweet and tart.
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Mint choc chip smoothie

Suitable from 8 months

I have always been health-conscious, but when I was pregnant with our first baby I became even more so. When that little baby turned 5 months and started eating, my interest in healthy food continued and I became even more of a foodie on his behalf. I wanted to make sure that he got healthy
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Rainbow salad

Suitable from 8 months

This salad is a quick, easy, delicious addition to a meal or a meal in itself. It is popular with all the family and an ideal way to get vegetables and salad into small children. My son piles this onto his plate until nothing else fits: a bowl we made to last two meals lasted
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Party crocodile

Suitable from 12 months

I’ve been wanting to make a cucumber crocodile for ages after having seen something similar in some magazine, so an invitation to an animal themed 3rd birthday party was the perfect opportunity to create this very cool looking yet totally healthy snack! This croc requires a little bit of patience when carving the teeth, but
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Raw shortbread

Suitable from 12 months

My son is intolerant to starch, so the desserts we make are never conventional but they still need to pass the yumminess test for a food-loving two-year-old. When Theo likes something a lot we hear about it pretty quickly. The first bite is followed by a moment’s silence and then just one word – ‘more’.
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Smashed egg sandwich spread

Suitable from 6 months

I seem to write a lot about recipes that you can prepare quickly and easily if you are in a rush. Life can be hectic with small children and I’m not always organized, so I find it very useful to have a repertoire of quick and healthy dishes to choose from when one or more
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Raw chocolate brownies

Suitable from 10 months

Our recipe for these dark, chewy, crunchy, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free no-cook brownies consists of just a handful of ingredients, all of them raw and unprocessed. Our raw cheesecake base morphed into a brownie one day when I was sampling the base and came up with the idea of adding some thick, chunky walnut pieces,
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Spelt porridge with apricots & nuts

Suitable from 6 months

Spelt is an ancient grain which is native to southern Europe, where it has been used for millenniums. It has a high nutritional value – even the Roman armies carried it with them to nourish them on their long tours! Spelt has a slightly nutty flavor and is easily digestible – many people sensitive to
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Vegetarian lentil stew

Suitable from 10 months

Making a soup based on lentils is easy – they are quick to cook and rich in flavor. This lentil stew is a big favorite in our house with both big and small, and keeps well in the fridge for a few days when we want to pre-cook some meals for the week. Great served
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Mini quesadillas

Suitable from 12 months

The world’s fastest snack, and a great way to introduce your little ones to some tasty tex-mex! These crispy mini quesadillas are cooked up in no time and are the perfect finger food for little hands. They’re equally popular with grown-ups – as an in-between snack or for the party buffet. Recipe tips Vary the
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Swedish Santa Lucia saffron buns

Suitable from 12 months

Santa Lucia saffron buns, in Swedish called ‘Lussekatt’ or ‘Lussebulle’, are a big part of Swedish Lucia, celebrated on December 13th and together with advent marking the beginning of Christmas celebrations. The tasty little buns are said to have their origin in Germany in the 16th century, and their name was name was actually not
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