Colorful vegetable risotto

Suitable from 6 months

This colourful version of the classic italian risotto has a nice creamy texture and is a great way to sneak extra vegetables into your little ones. The slightly sticky consistence is perfect for small toddlers learning to feed themselves with a spoon! Recipe tips You can replace the vegetables used in this recipe with any
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Carrot puree

Suitable from 4 months

Everything you feed your baby during his first month or two of eating solids will be pureed or mashed with a fork, like this carrot puree. If using a vegetable that needs to be cooked, lightly steaming it will retain its nutrients and its flavour. There is no need to purchase a fancy steamer, a
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Avocado & strawberry smoothie

Suitable from 8 months

I made up this avocado smoothie one day when my son was going through a fussy patch because of his teeth and didn’t want to eat anything except cold dairy and fruit. It is perfectly normal but nevertheless worrying when a baby with a previously voracious appetite suddenly refuses to eat anything but yogurt and
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Strawberry crumble smoothie

Suitable from 6 months

I love plain yogurt, but there are times when only a fruity yogurt will do. Since the shop-bought ones all contain sugar or artificial sweetener (yes, all of them!) I always make my own. This sweet, fruity smoothie is almost a meal in itself. It makes the perfect healthy mid-afternoon snack for all the family.
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Homemade fruity nut butter

Suitable from 12 months

I came up with this delicious fruit and nut butter by accident when making our raw chocolate balls. I had decided to blend the nuts first, with just a couple of the dried fruits and some water. I tasted it before adding any spices and realised I had made fruit and nut butter. Yummy! I
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Homemade almond milk

Suitable from 8 months

Nut milks make a delicious and nutritious alternative to dairy milk. Almond milk has a nice creamy texture and a great nutty flavour, and works well as a stand-alone drink, on cereal or as a replacement for dairy milk in other recipes. Be sure to save the leftover pulp – it can be dried and
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Gluten-free chicken, apple & pear balls

Suitable from 6 months

This delicious recipe is nutritious and makes a great first finger food for young children. It is the perfect way to sneak fruits and/or vegetables into those who are in a “no-vegetable” stage. Even fussy eaters have screeched for asked politely for more at our house. Recipe tips These chicken balls can be eaten hot
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Amaranth & pear porridge

Suitable from 6 months

Amaranth is a little known South-American seed, which is currently enjoying a renaissance. Amaranth is high in protein, making it the perfect balanced baby porridge as well as a nutritious breakfast for the rest of the family. The protein helps to balance blood sugar, resulting in a slow release carbohydrate that will keep little (and
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