Applesauce buns

Applesauce buns are so quick and easy to put together with store cupboard ingredients. You can use dried apples instead of fresh if you wanted to make them even quicker. This recipe contains no dairy and no egg. I used olive oil in place of butter and applesauce as the egg substitute. If you useContinue reading “Applesauce buns”

Egg allergy? How to use egg substitutes in baking

Food allergies are a constant worry for us parents and not knowing how your child will react is particularly scary. If you know your child has an egg allergy then its great to know there are egg substitutes in baking you can use as well in other types of cooking. An egg allergy will presentContinue reading “Egg allergy? How to use egg substitutes in baking”

Courgette fritters

A lovely end of summer to autumn recipe (courgette fritters). If your children aren’t keen on the taste or texture of courgettes then you have to try this recipe. It has been a game changer in our house! The courgettes work beautifully with onion, some cheese and make a lovely crispy fritter. You can serveContinue reading “Courgette fritters”

Pizza pinwheels

These pizza pinwheels are great finger food for lunchboxes and an alternative to sandwiches. If pizza is one of your childs favourite foods then they are sure to love these! These are made with cheese, tomato and olives but you could try different fillings instead of olives like spinach or chopped peppers or tomatoes. PestoContinue reading “Pizza pinwheels”

Picnic finger foods for kids: 30 quick and nutritious ideas

Picnics are always more exciting for kids than sitting at a table. Being outdoors or being somewhere new makes it all seem more exciting and in a relaxed mood for enjoying food. Picnic finger foods are a great way to huddle together on a picnic blanket or towel and share the experience of eating together.Continue reading “Picnic finger foods for kids: 30 quick and nutritious ideas”

Pasta with green sauce

This pasta with green sauce recipe is a great way to use greens particularly if your little one is not keen on spinach on it own. It works brilliantly with peas and other tasty ingredients. The sauce is lovely and creamy from the avocado, cheese and creme fraiche or yoghurt. If you wanted to makeContinue reading “Pasta with green sauce”

When should I be concerned about a fussy eater?

It’s perfectly natural to worry about your child not eating much or only eating certain foods. This can become particularly stressful when they enter this fussy eating stage. However, how do you know what is typical fussy eating and when should you be more concerned about a fussy eater? This blog explores this in moreContinue reading “When should I be concerned about a fussy eater?”

Toasted pitta with pea and feta dip

This toasted pitta with pea and feta dip recipe is quick to prepare for a crunchy snack that is healthy. If your toddler or child likes crunchy snacks then this recipe is great as it combines three food groups. Pitta for carbohydrate, feta cheese & yoghurt (dairy) and peas (vegetable). The pitta is crunchy whenContinue reading “Toasted pitta with pea and feta dip”

Crunchy snacks that are healthy and appeal to fussy eaters

Most of our kids, well certainly mine do love crunchy snacks. In fact one of mine would live off crackers if he could! The most popular ones are the beige kind like bread sticks, crisps & crackers. But how do you add more crunchy snacks that are healthy to your childs diet? Whilst there is nothingContinue reading “Crunchy snacks that are healthy and appeal to fussy eaters”

Apple and raisin breakfast bowl

This apple and raisin breakfast bowl recipe is easily prepared the night before and ready to serve in the morning as a tasty breakfast. If your toddler or child suffers with constipation then this recipe could help. It contains three portions of fruits (apple, raisins and prunes). These fruits are particularly good to help keepContinue reading “Apple and raisin breakfast bowl”