Grilled zucchini pizza bites

Suitable from 8 months

This week we ended up with a lot of zucchini. That’s courgette for our UK readers. A friend gave me some from her garden, the neighbour left some when he went on holiday and I had already bought a large batch to make soup. My children love zucchini soup but they don’t like zucchini any
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Green eggs

Suitable from 6 months

We really enjoy having fun in our kitchen, making our bean salad beetroot-purple and our eggs spinach-green. Thankfully Sam-I-Am was right about green eggs, they really do taste good. This recipe is at its best when eaten after a third reading of Dr Seuss’ ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ when the little ones are begging to
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Cauliflower crust pizza

Suitable from 8 months

I was very happy when my neighbour gave me a piece of his cauliflower pizza to try. I knew that it was something my children would love and it is ideal for those following a gluten-free or grain-free diet – or just a healthier diet. We make this at least once a fortnight and the
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Seed crackers

Suitable from 10 months

This delicious seed cracker is very popular at home. We spread on our favourite nut or seed butter and eat these for breakfast or snacks, or alongside lunch or dinner. I only started making these recently – we don’t eat bread so it was quite a treat for my children to have something to spread
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Gluten-free banana pancakes

Suitable from 4 months

Ah pancakes. In the UK pancakes are usually eaten or breakfast or dessert or – as in my family – once a year on shrove Tuesday. In Sweden, sweet pancakes are often served as lunch, especially in schools and on children’s lunch menus in restaurants, cafes and play centres. We are a gluten-free family, so
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Roasted carrot & almond hummus

Suitable from 8 months

After several recent dinnertime meltdowns, I realized that the solution lies either in serving dinner earlier or in giving my kids a small appetizer to keep them going until dinner is ready. Since we don’t always get home in time to eat earlier than 6.30pm but I don’t want them to eat so much they
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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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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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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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Pancake snails

Suitable from 8 months

I’m not sure if many people actually use a recipe to make pancakes, as the simplest version really only contain three ingredients (four if you add salt). Still I think it is fun to post some inspiration to how to give very basic food a twist and make it into a fun snack. We’ve included
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Egg chicks

Suitable from 6 months

We made these cute egg chicks the other day and my son was so excited, so I had to share. This is not a real recipe as such but inspiration for a snack that I’m sure your kids will love as well! How will you be serving your eggs this Easter? 🙂 Note: Eggs are
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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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Butterfly muffins

Suitable from 8 months

For my sons third birthday party, I wanted to make some special treats that not only tasted good but also looked cute. At the same time it needed to be reasonable simple as we had around 30 kids and as many adults coming around which meant there was a lot of food to be prepared!
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Spicy ginger & coconut balls

Suitable from 12 months

This is a spicy, wintery version of our chocolate balls. December is a month when we all indulge a little more than usual, so it’s great to have some healthy recipes on hand to make special treats for the little ones and for us adults, too. Recipe tips Both powdered and fresh ginger work just
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Lamb & beetroot burgers

Suitable from 10 months

Whenever we are stuck for ideas for dinner and the day is getting late, we make burgers. Not just any old burgers, but a burger recipe my husband concocted a few years ago, one we haven’t yet managed to beat. We made them again tonight and I suddenly wondered why we hadn’t shared this recipe
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