appleapricotmuffins

Piccolo’s Apple and Apricot Muffins

Recipe by Alice Fotheringham, specialist in infant nutrition and Head of Recipe Development at Piccolo.  These deliciously moreish apple and apricot muffins are quick to make and ideal for snacks, in the lunchbox or tied up with a ribbon as a present. We have used our Piccolo Apple & Apricot puree in these, but you…

Chicken Tikka Masala

Annabel Karmel’s Chicken Tikka Masala

Suitable from 12 months +   There’s no reason why the whole family shouldn’t join in on curry nights – my Chicken Tikka Masala is a must-try with just the right amount of mild spice and flavour.   Prep: 15 minutes (excludes marinating time) Cook: 45 minutes Makes: 4 portions   Marinade 6 tbsp natural…

Hidden Vegetable Bolognese

Annabel Karmel’s Hidden Vegetable Bolognese

Suitable from 12 months +   Re-fuel after a busy day with my super-tasty Bolognese recipe which is packed full of those all-important veggies.  A great way towards their 5-a-day and those fussy veggie detectives will be none the wiser!   Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 35-40 minutes Makes: 4 portions   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive…

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Quick and Easy Salmon Parcels by Sarah Williams, mum of four

Prep time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 – 25 mins Ingredients 1 x pack of Ready to Roll Puff Pastry 350g Boneless Salmon Fillet cut into small cubes 1 x beaten egg Method Preheat the oven to 220 degrees. Lay the pastry flat, place a cube of salmon on the pastry and cut around the salmon leaving a 2…

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Packed with Veg Spaghetti Bolognese by Sarah Williams, mum of four

  Prep time: 10 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Serves 4   Ingredients Olive oil 1 x onion finely chopped 3 x cloves of garlic crushed Large handful of fresh rosemary finely chopped 3 x rashers of streaky bacon or pancetta sliced 1 cm pieces 1 x carrot finely chopped 1 x celery stick finely chopped 500g…

Banana muffins with blueberry weaning week recipe

Banana and Blueberry Muffins by Happy Tums

Naturally sweet and packed with fibre these dairy and egg free muffins are a great snack that can be kept in the freezer. Ingredients Approx. 350g overripe bananas (around 3 large bananas) 55ml vegetable oil such as rapeseed 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tbsp non-dairy milk 210g plain wholemeal flour…

Chicken and Apple Balls

Chicken and Apple Balls – By leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

My signature Chicken and Apple Balls recipe is where it all began and helped encourage my fussy eating son to eat chicken for the first time. This finger food recipe is perfect for baby-led weaning, and, if you make up a batch, you can freeze them in preparation for those busy days.   Prep: 20…

Salmon with carrots, cheese & tomato

Salmon with Carrots, Cheese and Tomatoes by leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

Fish in your baby’s diet is so important. We know that the healthy fats contained in fish encourage growth as well as the development of your baby’s brain, nervous system and vision. Oily fish such as salmon or mackerel is a great source of Omega 3 fats. Try mixing fish with stronger tastes such as…

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Banana and egg pancakes by the Grandparent Hub

These are great as a snack or for breakfast. Ingredients 2 eggs 1 over ripe banana a little coconut oil   Mix two eggs and one over ripe banana until it has formed a smooth batter then fry in a small amount of coconut oil in little pancakes. Many thanks to the Grandparent Hub for…

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Red Lentil Bake by the Grandparent Hub

Lentils and sweet potato are a great combination and make for a healthy meal.  This recipe is simple to make. Ingredients Red lentils Low salt chicken or vegetable stock sweet potato (optional) handful of grated cheese Method Cook red lentils in low salt chicken or vegetable stock along with sweet potato in a saucepan for…

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Baked Sea Bass with Peas by The Grandparent Hub

Sea bass is a great healthy fish to use for all the family. Sea bass is very soft which lends itself really well to weaning.  We would recommend this for 12 months plus and be careful to remove all the bones and mash it up Ingredients 1 x Sea Bass fillet Peas – mashed slightly low…

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