Tagged with Toddler

Here Comes The Airplane – Open Wide!

I remember seeing a photo meme on Facebook with a toddler who had a horrified expression on his face, with a spoon coming towards his mouth and the words “You want to put that airplane where?” It made me laugh, because that could have been my son! As you know, getting food into my youngest … 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

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

Low Sugar Banana and Date Muffins

Low Sugar Banana and Date Muffins

All of you mums with toddlers and preschoolers will know that they have little tummies and need to eat quite frequently during the day. A hungry preschooler equals tantrums in our house so making sure there are healthy snacks available is crucial! During the past 6 weeks of living without any kitchen equipment I’ve realised … Continue reading

Slow-cooked Lemon Tarragon Chicken

Slow-cooked Lemon Tarragon Chicken

This is a quick easy slow-cooked meal. It takes less than 10 mins to prepare and I promise the whole family will love it! It is so simple to prepare that your little ones will be able to help you. The best thing is that you can enjoy it hot for dinner and have enough … Continue reading

5pm Panic – simple easy dinners

5pm Panic – simple easy dinners

Monday is my work day so whatever I give Freddie has to either be pre-made or really quick to prepare. It can be really easy just to resort to a can of baked beans or spaghetti on these nights but given he’s had sandwiches or similar for lunch with his nanny I really want to … 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