Food/Recipes

Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpcakes

So colourful veggie pancakes has been my thing as of late. We've done green pancakes (zucchini with the skin on), pink pancakes (beetroot), and then I thought…how about pumpkin for golden pancakes? I baked the pumpkin then pureed it with milk. Basically the original pancake recipe is 1 cup flour, 1 egg and 1 cup milk so I just made…

Read More

Food/Recipes

Pink Beetroot Pancakes

Beetcakes

A couple weeks ago, I decided to attempt to add beetroot to pancakes and smoothies since it turns things pink…and little girls like all things pink, right? So I bought a bunch of beets, wrapped them in foil, baked them whole, peeled them, sliced them, let them cool, put them into Ziplock bags and kept them in the freezer. My first attempt at using them…

Read More

Food/Recipes

Broccoli and Cheese Nuggets

Broccoli nuggets

A couple weeks ago, I whipped up some broccoli and cheese nuggets/tater tots/patties (call them what you may) and my toddler actually ate a couple which is nothing short of a miracle. How to make them: Chop a head of broccoli roughly Blanch broccoli pieces for a couple of minutes in boiling water then drain (and shock in cold water if you want to retain…

Read More

Food/Recipes

Healthy Baked Vegetable Chips/Crisps for Kids

Veg chips

My 2-year-10-month old is in this phase where she loves crunchy, crispy things. So I decided to invest in a mandolin slicer and bake vegetable chips for her at home. The photo below was my first attempt at sweet potato and potato crisps- not perfect as evidenced by some burnt edges but still pretty good. I've gotten better with a little practice since…

Read More

Food/Recipes

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets for Kids

Chicken nuggets

These chicken nuggets are super quick to whip up and are a healthy alternative for fast food lovers. They can be served with homemade baked chips or other vegetables on the side. In the photo are takeaway chips from a fish and chip shop we had when out the next day – just to clarify I did not make such perfect looking…

Read More

Food/Recipes

Toddler Finger Food: Chicken, Mushroom and Leek Parcels

photo

Lately my 2-year-old has been throwing us a new curveball in the eating department – she will only eat food she can hold. Speaking to friends, it seems like a normal toddler stage where they hate sitting still at the dining table and eating "proper meals" with dinnerware and cutlery. Before having kids, I've would've thought I'd crack the whip…

Read More

Food/Recipes

Healthy Banana and Oat Cookies

Banana oat cookie

These banana and oat cookies/fingers are a really simple and healthy breakfast or snack that I often whip up for my 14.5 month old. They are suitable for all ages, from infants to adults, as there are only 2 ingredients- banana(s) and oats! I usually press in raisins on top too as Miss A loves them. All you have to do is mash…

Read More