Filed under Toddler Meals

Delicious and Nourishing Chocolate Coconut Custard

Delicious and Nourishing Chocolate Coconut Custard

When I think of custard I think cream, oddles of added sugar and unless it’s some gourmet brand additives and preservatives. Well this one isn’t! In fact this delicious chocolate coconut custard is a dessert full of nourishing ingredients without heaps of saturated fat and added sugar. The recipe is very simple to follow and … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

Meat Free Monday – Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

I had one of those days today when you just feel sluggish and in need of a quick and easier dinner for the whole family nothing fancy just good old fashioned home-cooking. Freddie had preschool today so was ‘mega’ hungry and needed feeding fast. This cauliflower cheese recipe definitely hits the spot – a quick, … Continue reading

Salmon Fishcakes

Salmon Fishcakes

Fishcakes like meatballs are a real hit in our house with Freddie and the grown-ups! This recipe is a great, easy, tasty teatime meal that is also really nutritious. The salmon is packed full of Omega-3s which are essential for brain and eye development. Your baby cannot make Omega-3s so has to get them from … Continue reading

Pork and Pear Meatballs

Pork and Pear Meatballs

For many babies starting solids often goes fantastically until you decide to introduce meat. This is usually because of two main reasons: texture – it is harder to get a smooth consistency pureeing meat than fruits and vegetables. metallic taste – you can try and conceal this by pureeing fruits such as pear or apple … Continue reading

5pm Panic – Cheats Spaghetti Carbonara

5pm Panic – Cheats Spaghetti Carbonara

As a kid Spaghetti Carbonara was my brother’s favorite teatime food and I think Freddie has inherited his taste buds! This version of Spaghetti Carbonara is very similar to the one my mum used to dish up over twenty five years ago! It really doesn’t take long to whip up and if you serve it … Continue reading

5pm Panic – Chicken, rice and peas

5pm Panic – Chicken, rice and peas

Life in our house has been pretty frantic since I started back to work and launched Tiny Adventures a couple of months ago. Getting to 5pm and thinking ‘Oh crikey what’s for dinner?’ seems to be happening more frequently.  So I thought that in my next few posts I’d share a few tasty meals I … Continue reading

Home-made Tasty Fish Fingers

Home-made Tasty Fish Fingers

Fish fingers are my ‘oh no it’s 5pm already and I haven’t organised anything for tea’ fallback. They are a good source of protein and quick to cook in the oven. Well, I decided the other day that I really don’t have any excuse not to make up a batch of home-made fish fingers and … Continue reading

Cheesy sweetcorn puffs

Cheesy sweetcorn puffs

Here is a fab finger food recipe that your little ones will hopefully love as much as Freddie. Cheese puffs are a great snack, a cross between a scone and a muffin, they take barely any preparation and are quick to cook. So an all round winner in my book! They are great for morning … Continue reading