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Family friendly recipes everyone can enjoy, from baby finger food to Holiday baked goods. Mealtimes made easy with food your kids will love.

decadent chocolate fudge cake fi

Decadent Chocolate Fudge Cake: Elsie in the Kitchen

It’s the weekend and Elsie’s in the mood for chocolate cake. Who am I to deny her an opportunity to work on her baking skills? And I suppose I’ll have to help her eat...
what valentine's day means to kids

What Valentine’s Day Means to Kids

Not everyone is in love with Valentine’s Day, but you can safely say that most kids are. That’s because what Valentine’s Day means to kids may be a little different to us adults… I’m pretty...
chewy chocolate chip cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies: Elsie in the Kitchen

I’m still recovering from the holidays (I hope you are too), so Elsie has taken over for today’s blog post. She’s making chewy chocolate chip cookies… delicious. Do enjoy her video! Well done Elsie,...
meal plan

The Meal Plan Mind Map: Cut Down on Waste

Spurred on by Suchitra of ‘MomLife‘ and her quest to break the seal on planning weekly meals, I have been brainstorming ways of shortening my shopping list. I’m a big fan of the list...
Pork and apple burgers with tarragon

Pork and Apple Burgers with Tarragon

The Twins have been my tasting panel for a while now and have been keeping me on my toes with baby/toddler friendly recipes. I’ve been introducing them to some meats lately and decided to keep...
pea risotto cakes

Baby Finger Food: Minty Pea Risotto Cakes

A message for risotto lovers everywhere… do not throw away your leftovers! This recipe may seem labour intensive, because it takes you from the beginning, but you can make risotto cakes out of any variety...
Night of the Living Pumpkin Gingerbread

Night of the Living Pumpkin Gingerbread: Halloween Cookies

These pumpkin gingerbread halloween cookies are perfect for decorating with kids… as long as they are not too squeamish, ha! Traditional gingerbread with a little pumpkin too, and you can decorate as gruesomely as...
Baby Baked Falafel

Healthy Homemade Baby Baked Falafel

Following on from my Spiced Vegetable Croquettes recipe, I continue my quest to come up with healthy, adventurous foods the Twins can feed themselves. They are 11 months old now and really aren’t interested in being...
Kid Friendly Spiced Vegetable Croquettes

Kid-Friendly Spiced Vegetable Croquettes

Packed with goodness, homemade vegetable croquettes make delicious party appetizers, toddler finger food, or an everyday side dish. These spiced croquettes were my twin boys’ favorite veggie dish once I moved on from purees,...

Baby food super-ingredients: 5 ways to jazz up your recipes

You have a few homemade baby food recipes you know Baby enjoys, but maybe its time to start tweaking and adding some of these baby super-ingredients: Coconut Milk Baby loves sweet potato? Try adding some coconut milk...
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