Sweet potato is an ideal first food for your weaning baby due to it's natural sweetness and smooth texture when blended. The combined apple in this simple recipes adds another layer of flavour while slightly increasing the texture. Your baby will love this treat!
Broccoli has a slightly bitter taste, so it is good to give your baby early on in weaning. This will help develop your baby’s taste buds to accept bitter food. By roasting the broccoli instead of steaming or boiling, it gives the purée a nice creamy flavour.
Once you try out these crispy vegetable crisps, they'll become a regular appearance in your house! Perfect for little ones over 12 months, these root veggies are a great alternative to salty, fried potato crisps that you find in the shop.
When it comes time for my family to enjoy a nice treat like cake, I try to make it as healthy as possible. Not only are these child-friendly mug cakes refined-sugar free, they are so easy and quick to make. You can even cook them in the microwave! I love getting my girls involved in the process so they can create a positive association with the kitchen and preparing food.
These little scones are such a delight! Your children and baby will love the cheesy taste, and it's a great way to get a few more veggies into their diet. Offer to your baby as a finger food with a dip such as our hummus. These are freezer friendly too, so bake up a large batch to freeze and reheat when you want a healthy snack or lunchbox filler.
Your weaning baby will love this simple yet delicious combination of apples and cinnamon. You can serve this to your little one from 4 months, and when your baby is ready for more texture, simply serve it over some natural yoghurt for a tasty dessert. This recipe is also great when prepared with pears instead of apples.