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Meat Free Monday – Easy Mini Calzone

Meat Free Monday – Easy Mini Calzone

Mmmmmmmm pizza! Sometimes you just feel like eating pizza and the best thing is if you make it yourself it doesn’t have to be unhealthy. I prefer serving the kids these mini calzone over regular pizza as they solve the problem of the topping slipping off and going all down their fronts or, as Lottie … Continue reading

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

This is a recipe I have been meaning to post for AGES but life has somehow been too busy and I’ve been preoccupied with trying to create a recipe index which is taking some doing. Nearly there though so watch this space. So back to the chips. These chips are delicious and healthy too so … Continue reading

My baby won’t eat off a spoon

My baby won’t eat off a spoon

As those of you regular Freddie’s Food readers will know, from about 6 – 7 months onwards Freddie refused to eat off a spoon. I recently had a question from a reader who’s baby is doing exactly the same thing asking what to feed him or how to go about feeding him if she’s not … Continue reading

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

This is such an easy recipe, especially if you have a breadmaker, but that’s not essential as you can make the dough by hand. The base of the recipe is yummy on it’s own, you don’t necessarily need to add any filling, simply glaze with a beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds or grated … Continue reading

Pea and Cottage Cheese Fritters

Pea and Cottage Cheese Fritters

These Fritters are great for lunchboxes, picnics or fingerfood lunches at home. In fact I  enjoy eating them too! Freddie and Lottie gobble them down and quite often have seconds. I love putting fritters in lunchboxes for Freddie. They’re quick and easy to make but don’t compromise on giving him a protein packed, veggie loaded … Continue reading

Baby Sushi

Baby Sushi

If you haven’t made sushi before PLEASE read on and don’t be put off! It really is simple, in fact Freddie has even helped out, and once you get the hang of it a healthy and refreshing alternative to sandwiches. My lovely friend Linda in Wellington taught me a while back and we now have … Continue reading

Starting Solids – Stage 3 – Independence

Starting Solids – Stage 3 – Independence

For regular Freddie’s Food readers you’ll know that Freddie wasn’t keen on being fed so I ended up letting him feed himself for most of his meals from about 7 months old. In contrast Lottie is still happy to be spoon fed but definitely enjoys feeding herself. I’m very pro letting your baby feed themselves … Continue reading

Starting Solids – Stage 2 white sauce

Starting Solids – Stage 2 white sauce

Mealtimes definitely become more varied at stage 2 with lots of new foods you can introduce to your baby however breast milk or formula are still your baby’s most important food. Some food’s I’ve found both my children have enjoyed at this phase are: Broccoli and cauliflower florets as finger food Egg – check out … Continue reading