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Heart’s Toddler Trax with Organix

Dance along at home to Heart’s Toddler Trax with Organix: a pop-up radio station designed for toddler’s tastes! Organix knows that keeping kids entertained all day is no easy feat! So, to support families during lockdown, they have been providing a world of wonder to encourage families to play, learn, use their imaginations and most…

Organix porridge with fruity compote

Porridge with fruity compote

Porridge with fruity compote  With thanks to Organix A thoroughly fruity breakfast that the whole family can enjoy. Make sure you purée or mash the porridge and compote to the right texture for your little one. For little ones over 6 months this recipe can be served with a dollop of full-fat yoghurt for a…

Organix ratatouille

Ratatouille

Ratatouille With thanks to Organix A versatile recipe that is great for the whole family. For toddlers and the rest of the family serve the ratatouille as a sauce over wholegrain pasta with a sprinkling of grated cheese or serve with grilled chicken and some homemade bread.   Prep time: Under 10 minutes Cooking time:…

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Boiled egg with broccoli and cheese soldiers

Boiled egg with broccoli and cheese soldiers With thanks to Annabel Karmel   Here’s the perfect quick-fix lunch. It’s a fresh take on a boiled egg and soldiers. MAKES: 1 BOILED EGG WITH BROCCOLI AND CHEESE SOLDIERS Ingredients 1 slice of white bread  1-2 tsp cream cheese  15g Gruyere cheese, grated  3 small stems of…

Broad beans and cream cheese on toast

Broad beans and cream cheese on toast

Broad beans and cream cheese on toast recipe With thanks to Sally Hall, author of Plant Based Baby This recipe for broad beans and cream cheese on toast makes a great and delicious lunch that has a good mix of vitamins, some fibre, protein and carbs for energy and can be made for different stages of weaning.…

Banana and blueberry muffins

Banana and blueberry muffins

Banana and blueberry muffins recipe With thanks to Charlotte Stirling-Reed in partnership with AVEENO® Baby  These gorgeous banana and blueberry muffins are bursting with flavour. Ingredients 1 ripe banana, mashed       75mls olive oil       ½ teaspoon vanilla extract       ½ teaspoon white wine vinegar       100mls…

Tofoo scramble on a plate

Tofoo Scramble English Muffins

Tofoo Scramble English Muffins recipe With thanks to The Tofoo Co   Here’s a tasty recipe Tofoo Scramble recipe that’s quick to make and sure to be a hit. Serves 2 Prep 5 min Cooking 10 min Ingredients   1 pack Naked Tofoo 1 tbsp olive oil 100g baby spinach 200g cherry tomatoes 2 tbsp English…

Tofoo balls with Mediterranean sauce

Tofoo balls in a Mediterranean sauce

Tofoo balls in a Mediterranean sauce recipe With thanks to The Tofoo Co   This recipe for Tofoo balls in a Mediterranean sauce makes a tasty dinner for the whole family. Serves 2/3 Prep 20 min Cooking 35 min Ingredients   1 pack Naked Tofoo 1 onion 4 cloves garlic 1.5 tbsp dried oregano 50g panko…

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Toddler recipe ideas

Tasty toddler recipe ideas to make with your toddler With thanks to Olivia Cheng, Yumble Kids   Spending a lot of time with a toddler can be…well, exhausting. It’s definitely easier when they are occupied and even better if they are learning while they’re playing. Having your toddler help you cook simple meals is a…

Egg brunch muffins

Egg Brunch Muffins (V)

Egg Brunch Muffins recipe With thanks to British Lion Eggs in association with Annabel Karmel These brunch muffins are delicious at any time. Makes: 8   Suitable for: 7+ months Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes  Ingredients: 6 small new potatoes, diced 4 British Lion eggs 3 tbsp milk ½ red pepper, deseeded and…

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Dippy Eggs with Sweet Potato Soldiers (V)

Dippy eggs with sweet potato soldiers recipe With thanks to British Lion Eggs in association with Annabel Karmel Stand to attention! This recipe for dippy eggs with sweet potato soldiers is both fun and nutritious   Serves: 2   Suitable for: 8+ months Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes  Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato…

Omlette pinwheels

Omelette Pinwheels (V)

Omelette pinwheels recipe With thanks to British Lion Eggs in association with Annabel Karmel These pinwheels don’t just taste great – they look great too! Serves: 4   Suitable for: 10+ months Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes  Ingredients: 1 tbsp sunflower oil 4 British Lion eggs 2 tbsp milk Filling: 3 heaped tbsp…

Dip dip chickpea and carrot pancakes

Dip Dip Chickpea and Carrot Pancakes (V)

Dip dip chickpea and carrot pancakes recipe With thanks to British Lion Eggs in association with Annabel Karmel Don’t wait for pancake day to enjoy these scrummy, nutritious pancakes with dippy eggs.   Serves: 2 (makes 6)   Suitable for: 8+ months Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes  Ingredients: 30g chickpeas  30g carrot, peeled and…

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Country Style Scramble (V)

Country style scramble eggs recipe With thanks to British Lion Eggs in association with Annabel Karmel This delicious country style scramble eggs recipe makes enough to feed the whole family! Serves: 4   Suitable for: 10+ months Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes  Ingredients: 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped ½ red pepper, deseeded…

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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