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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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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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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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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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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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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Vegetarian lentil stew

Suitable from 10 months

Making a soup based on lentils is easy – they are quick to cook and rich in flavor. This lentil stew is a big favorite in our house with both big and small, and keeps well in the fridge for a few days when we want to pre-cook some meals for the week. Great served
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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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Rockstar ragu

Suitable from 10 months

Our very own variation of the classic Bolognese sauce! Originally coming from Bologna in northern Italy, ragu is a meat sauce typically served with pasta, containing ground beaf, tomatoes, vegetables, herbs and spices. Just like the French ‘ragout’ (a main-dish stew slow-cooked over low heat) the name comes from the word ‘ragoĆ»ter’ which translates ‘to
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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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