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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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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Creamy zucchini & coconut soup

Suitable from 4 months

We are often asked how to get a child to eat more vegetables, so if you have a child who doesn’t like them, you are not alone. There are many different opinions about this, such as whether you should hide them in other foods or not and how important vegetables are anyway. I think it
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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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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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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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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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Moroccan apricot chicken tagine

Suitable from 6 months

The Moroccan cuisine is said to be one of the best and most evolved in the whole world. The country has been exposed to many different cultures over the centuries, and the result is a rich cuisine with many wonderful spices and colours. Tagines or tajines are slow cooked stews traditionally prepared in a special
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Yoghurt & lime dip with tahini

Suitable from 10 months

If you need a fool-proof and quick recipe for a really versatile sauce, your search ends here: Our yoghurt & lime dip ticks all these boxes! Offer it as a dip for raw vegetables cut into small sticks, like carrot, cucumber, even apple, or enjoy it on vegetarian dishes, like our mini falafel. It’s even
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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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Sweet potato & pear puree

Suitable from 4 months

This very light, refreshing puree with its smooth taste makes a perfect first food, but will for sure be appreciated also by older babies or toddlers as a dessert or a snack. While pear is a perfect source of vitamin C, it is also the least acidic of all fruits and therefore really gentle, making
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German apple cake

Suitable from 12 months

This moist apple cake is a German classic. Originally a Dr. Oetker recipe that my great grandmother used in her kitchen, we have in our family adapted the recipe to make a less sweet, gluten-free version using maple syrup instead of refined sugar, and almond flour instead of wheat flour. This cake is not only
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