Pizza pinwheels

Published on: 09/21/2022
pizza pinwheels on a wooden board

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. Pesto or cooked meats would work well too.

They provide three food groups ( pastry as the carbohydrate, cheese for dairy and tomato paste and olives for vegetables).

Tomato paste or puree is a great source of iron, B vitamins and the antioxidant called lycopene. So tomato puree is particularly good for fussy eaters as you can use it in different ways like these pizza pinwheels but also in sauces.

pizza pinwheels recipe description
pizza pinwheels

How to make them

If you would like more meal ideas for finger foods then you might like to check out my blog on picnic finger foods for kids: 30 quick and nutritious ideas

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Author Penelope Henderson

Penelope Henderson BSc, MSc, RNutr Registered Nutritionist specialising in children’s nutrition and responsive feeding therapy.

She provides 1 : 1 consultations on fussy eating, weaning or other healthy eating support. Media and brand collaboration to educate and support parents to feel confident in how and what to feed their child when fussy eating or nutrition issues occur. So you can relax knowing your child is eating more variety and you can enjoy family mealtimes together.

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