Everyone loves Spaghetti Bolognese! I have created this super quick and easy version to provide mums with a healthy lunchbox idea that they can turn to again and again. As so many children adore Spaghetti Bolognese, this is a wonderful dish to use to encourage them to eat their lunch. A familiar and beloved dinner will be a welcome sight in a picky eater's lunchbox. Of course, this is not just a recipe for kids! This is also a fabulous recipe to whip up for dinner when you are pushed for time.
Every mum wants to ensure that their little one is getting their five a day, so snacks like these Vegetable Egg Muffins are great for sneaking a portion in. Kids adore muffins, so the familiar form will mean they will be excited to try. These are perfect for popping into the lunch box and giving some added nutritious value during school hours. Muffins are a great method of introducing fruit and vegetables to your little one, and I always try to add these healthy foods to my muffin recipes.
Muffins are such a wonderfully versatile snack. They are really easy to pack and are so fun to make with your children! This recipe is one of my favourites to pop in a lunch set for my girls' school lunches. The muffins are naturally sweet, yet are actually refined sugar-free and full of healthy fruit! If your little ones are anything like mine, I can promise you that they will be delighted to see this yummy treat in their lunch box.
Pasta with marinara sauce is a go-to dish for so many busy mums, including myself. This classic combination is quick, simple and kids adore it! The leftovers even make for a stress-free school lunch the next day. I know it can be tempting during hectic weeks to reach for a shop-bought jar, but I promise you that my tasty Homemade Marinara recipe is easy and fast to make. It is filled to the brim with fresh veggies, which can be sneakily blended to a smooth consistency so fussy eaters won't notice. My girls love it, and I am sure your little ones will too!
Did you know that salmon is considered a "super-food"? This is because this fish is packed with multiple health benefits, such as fatty acids, protein, Vitamin B and Omega 3. It can even help to improve focus at school! However, it can often be frustratingly difficult to convince your little ones to try it due to its heavy fishy scent. That is why my Baked Salmon Fingers are a full-proof way to get salmon into your family's diet. It's a yummy alternative to fish fingers, and I guarantee that your kids will love its crispy, cheesy coating! These are great to store in the freezer, and are a fantastic finger food for weaning babies too!
I've created the ultimate list of healthy summer recipes that kids will love! Here you will find everything you possibly need for the sunshine, from easy dinners to barbecue ideas to ice pops. Nearly all of these recipes are included in my book, Baby and Family: Cook for Baby, Adapt for Family, where you will find more inspiration for delicious recipes to enjoy in the sun. From the perfect Indian fakeaway to yummy picnic treats, there is something for everyone!