toddler food Archive

Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

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

Pink Beetroot Pancakes

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,

Let Your Toddler Help in The Kitchen: Give them the knife!

I've always been a big fan of the Montessori way of teaching kids' life skills which includes learning to cook, using real kitchen utensils, and learning to be independent from a young age. I know a lot of people

Healthy Baked Vegetable Chips/Crisps for Kids

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

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets for Kids

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

Silicone Icy Pole Tubes: Make healthy frozen treats at home for the kids

Whoever invented reusable silicone icy pole tubes is a genius. They are so easy to fill and clean, store flat in the freezer and are relatively mess-free for the bub to eat compared to popsicles made with the commonly-used plastic

Toddler Finger Food: Chicken, Mushroom and Leek Parcels

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

Hidden Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini is probably one of the easiest vegetables to hide into meals. And I don't just mean the savoury stuff, I mean the sweet stuff too! You can add finely grated zucchini to things like chocolate cake and

Hide Cauliflower in Mac and Cheese for Fussy Eaters

If you have a kid (or adult?) who is "allergic" to vegetables, you may want to try this tasty dish which is very popular with my husband and toddler. I also use the exact same sauce with spaghetti

4 Ways to Hide Spinach in Toddler Food

Before having kids, I thought the concept of hiding veggies in their food was besides the point. I mean, how does that teach them to eat the real stuff? However, once having a little fussy eater of

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