Tagged with Baby

Baby’s First Slow-cooked Meal

Wow how time flies! Lottie is 7 months and eating ‘real’ food. She seems to have taken to solids much faster than Freddie did and so far hasn’t refused the spoon. Surprisingly she will eat pretty much anything, even stronger flavours like salmon, and has progressed to lumpy textures quickly. I have a couple of … 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

Aeroplane food for babies and toddlers

Well Freddie and I have finally recovered from jetlag and my brain is pretty much working normally again! The 28 hour trip over went pretty smoothly and the snacks and meals I’d packed for Freddie to eat along the way went down a treat. I thought I’d share some of the successful options with you. The airline … 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

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

Fantastic Finger Food – Tasty Meatballs

Fantastic Finger Food – Tasty Meatballs

I am a massive fan of finger food for babies and toddlers so I thought I would do a series of easy finger foods over my next few posts. Letting babies feed themselves is great for developing their independence, hand-eye co-ordination and their pincer grip. It also allows your baby to explore different textures.  A … Continue reading

Sugar-free Custard

Sugar-free Custard

I’m guessing that for most, if not all, of you the following experience will sound familiar! You have prepared what you think is a delicious meal for your beautiful little baby or toddler, however they turn their nose up at it: chucking it on the floor, spitting out or refusing to open their mouth. As … Continue reading