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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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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Gruffalo granola

Suitable from 12 months

Breakfast really is my favorite meal of the day. Even on busy weekdays, we try to sit down together for half an hour and enjoy breakfast as a family, talk about what we have planned for the day and just enjoy each others company. After these thirty minutes I’m ready for any battle to come!
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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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Children’s spicy latte

Suitable from 12 months

A warming spice drink is a wonderful way to beat the winter chill. I spend half the winter with a warm drink or soup in my hands and my little ones don’t miss out because we mix them their own little winter lattes, sans caffeine of course. They love to help mix it and sit
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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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Low sugar granola

Suitable from 10 months

Granola is one of my favourite comfort foods. Sometimes there is nothing like the crunch of a good granola on top of yogurt or topped with a little milk. I can’t eat oats and neither can my son, plus I’m not a fan of grains generally so we needed to satisfy our cravings with something
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Dairy-free chocolate ice lollies

Suitable from 10 months

At the start of the summer my son and I decided to make ice lollies. On a hot and sweaty summer day, we found no better way to quickly cool down and we ate them all summer long. These are the easiest ice lollies that I have ever made and they were an instant hit.
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Strawberry frozen yoghurt

Suitable from 10 months

When we were kids, summer holidays seemed to last forever. Hot days were spent going for bike rides, playing at the beach or the lake, building tree houses and having picnics. And, most of all, eating ice cream! Here’s a quick and easy recipe for a sugar-free strawberry frozen yoghurt that the whole family can
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Rosemary & black pepper crackers

Suitable from 10 months

These crackers are great as a convenient, nutritious snack, either at home or on the go. They are grain-free, gluten-free and high in (nut) protein. They are baked, which some would say is not optimal for health, but they are still far better for you than any commercial cracker out there. These crackers are made
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Chocolate & walnut muesli

Suitable from 12 months

In case you haven’t noticed, I love experimenting. When I’m in a creative food mood, I can’t think of anything better than opening my drawers and cupboards and concocting something new from the ingredients inside. This also happens when I’ve run out of the ingredients I usually use for a particular recipe. I’ve been on
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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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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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Mini falafel

Suitable from 10 months

Even though most people connect falafel with Lebanon or Egypt, it is until this day unclear where it originally came from. Most Middle Eastern countries have their own slightly different version of these yummie little balls made of fava beans or chick peas. Traditionally, falafel are deep-fried in oil, which gives them a lovely crunchy
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Apple, blueberry & broccoli puree

Suitable from 4 months

Ever since I read this study about the benefits of eating broccoli and cauliflower I’ve been obsessed with making sure my family eats enough of it. So far it has paid off with my son, who has been eating it in puree form since he began to eat and nowadays will happily munch his way
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