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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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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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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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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Gluten-free gingerbread cookies

Suitable from 12 months

Pre-christmas time without gingerbread cookies – especially in Sweden – is simply unthinkable! There are 1001 gingerbread cookie recipes on the net, but we wanted to come up with a gluten-free, low-sugar version. We’ve tried a few different variations and this one came out best. The kids have given their approval! I’m so happy that
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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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Homemade pumpkin pie spice

Suitable from 8 months

Pumpkin pie spice is a delicious and simple blend of spices that you can add to breads, cakes and apple sauce or use to make a pumpkin spice latte for you and a warm spicy milk for your little ones. We’ve even made a version of our chocolate balls featuring this delicious spice, spicy ginger
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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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Raw chocolate cheesecake

Suitable from 12 months

For my son’s second birthday I had a bit of a dilemma. Being 2 years old – and having some friends who are a bit older – I wanted to make a ‘proper’ cake. But we prefer to avoid wheat and we have never given him sugar, so I wondered if there were a healthier
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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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