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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Tomato soup with mascarpone

Suitable from 8 months

It always surprises me how simple it is to make a good soup, and tomato soup is no exception. We had this for dinner the other night and it made me so happy that the whole family could eat the same food without any extra preparations – even my 8-month old couldn’t get enough of
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Sweet pepper, carrot & parsnip puree

Suitable from 4 months

Baby-led weaning is all the rage these days, but my daughter still loves purees, smoothies and mashed vegetables as well as pieces. That’s fine with me, as I can’t think of a better way to get in as many flavours and good fats as possible whilst she is still happy for me to feed her
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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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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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Pea, spinach & salmon puree

Suitable from 6 months

This is another quick and easy puree which is great for babies who have just started to eat. The avocado adds fat and creaminess and makes the strong taste of spinach a little milder, helping to make it more palatable for your baby’s taste buds. Recipe tips For the smallest babies you can blend this
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Filled paprika with feta cheese

Suitable from 10 months

More comfort food coming up, to match the chilly temperatures! Today we’ve made filled paprika, a recipe which is a frequent dinner in our little family as it’s easy to make and relatively quick. My 2-year old son, who’s named the dish “paki-paki”, loves helping to spoon the stuffing into the vegetables. Recipe tips Red
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Vegetarian tri-color lasagna

Suitable from 10 months

Fall and with that cooler temperatures are approaching – time for comfort food! This lasagna recipe was given to me by a friend many many years ago and proved popular during my college years as much as it is now in our little family. It has changed a bit over the years just as recipes
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Flourless zucchini muffins

Suitable from 8 months

Most parents love the idea of their children munching away happily on vegetables and I am no exception. My son loves vegetables, but for those who don’t I am not adverse to being a bit sneaky by hiding vegetables in yummy dishes and hoping they will like them. That way your children will become accustomed
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Tuna steaks with puttanesca

Suitable from 12 months

Some friends of ours came over for dinner the other night and we made broccoli and cheddar soup with mustard croutons, followed by seared tuna steaks with puttanesca vegetables. The next day one friend sent a message to say that it was possibly the best meal he had ever eaten. I had to agree –
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Chicken, leek & rosemary puree

Suitable from 6 months

Your baby will need to start to eat protein around the age of 6-7 months, depending when she started eating solids. Unless you are vegetarian and are raising your baby as a vegetarian, now is the time to introduce some meat, poultry and fish into her diet. Chicken is a good starter protein because it
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Chicken, garlic & coconut burgers

Suitable from 10 months

It is very easy to make the same “trademark dish” over and over again, particularly when you are a busy mother or father with demanding little mouths to feed. We often make homemade burgers of some sort when we are in a rush because they are very easy and quick to make and since there
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Sweet vegetable puree

Suitable from 4 months

This delicious creamy puree is likely to be very popular, so make sure you make enough. I remember that when my son was little, I often made the same things over and over again because I knew he would eat them. I could never make enough of this one! Sweet potato, especially the orange-flesh ones,
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Rachel’s lamb & feta meatballs

This recipe was given to us by our friend Rachel, who has her own very hungry little one who’s about the same age as our sons. He is a big fan of meatballs with tomato sauce so she wanted to share his favorite recipe with us. One thing I love about meatballs is that you
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Vegetable frittata with chicken

Suitable from 10 months

This dish makes a wonderfully quick, cheap and nutritious breakfast, lunch or dinner for all the family. Children love the bright colours and different textures of the peppers, carrots and tomatoes and little ones who can talk will especially like the name frittata: such a fun name for little mouths to say. We usually make
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