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Category: Children’s Nutrition

Courgette and Caramelized Onion Bread

Posted on: 27th May 2014

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Here is my courgette bread recipe – easy and simple – perfect for a first time bread baker – and doesn’t even require a bread maker machine. I must admit it was a touch time consuming, what with all the proving time, but the result was well worth the wait. I made this as an ...
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Sweet potato and chickpea risotto

Posted on: 8th May 2014

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Today’s blog is a delicious vegetarian twist on a risotto. It uses chickpeas as the main protein source. As well as protein, chickpeas (along with other beans and pulses) are a good source of iron and calcium. I like to go veggie once a week to reduce our meat intake and also help do my ...
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Apricot Coconut & linseed flapjacks

Posted on: 29th April 2014

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Today, I wanted to make a healthier version of traditional flapjacks, and I had some milled linseeds in the cupboard that I’ve been wanting to try for a while. I found my milled linseeds in Lidl. They also contain 7% sesame, and 3% mixture of banana powder, freeze dried cranberry powder and freeze dried blueberry powder (but ...
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Easy tuna risotto – simple, cheap & nutritious!

Posted on: 25th March 2014

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This is my quick and easy risotto recipe and tonight’s dinner  – all made in 1 large saucepan. The kids loved it and my 18 month old got stuck in eating with her hands. This easy, cheap (only 75p per serving) and nutritious meal only takes 30 minutes to make. Instead of using expensive Arborio ...
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Pancake Day Ideas

Posted on: 3rd March 2014

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Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day is here! This is one of our favourite food celebrations as a family. Pancakes are great – a perfect savoury snack, a healthy dessert (depending on your choice of filling or course!) or an alternative lunch. They are also great for weaning babies and children because if you make them ...
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