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Pumpkin & Coconut Pancakes

After eating at some incredible places in Cape Town on our most recent family holiday, we were faced with so many nutritious and creative breakfast choices along our travels that inspired me to get creative in the kitchen back at home. A healthy pancake recipe is something I knew would go down well in my house, provided… Continue reading Pumpkin & Coconut Pancakes

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Thai Chicken Strips & Cauli Rice

As a pescatarian and fussy eater on-the-whole with a husband who's idea of vegetables is a side portion of potato chips, I rarely am able to come up with a dish that at least half of my little family will eat. This recipe really is a meal that the entire family would love. The chicken… Continue reading Thai Chicken Strips & Cauli Rice

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Blueberry & Banana Flapjacks

I came up with this recipe when deciding what would make a scrumptious (and nutritious) breakfast for my son on his first birthday. It was going to be a big day and we needed something that would suitably mark the occasion and get his chubby little hands clapping in approval. To celebrate his new-found obsession… Continue reading Blueberry & Banana Flapjacks

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Apple & Cinnamon Sauce

This recipe is great for any age as it makes the perfect food choice after starting your baby on solids, but it is also flavourful enough to be added to baking or to be served as a snack to older babies and toddlers. This recipe is packed with fibre, b-vitamins, antioxidants and the raisins provide… Continue reading Apple & Cinnamon Sauce

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Pesto & Veggie Pasta Bake

This recipe is a new take on the old classic and timeless family favourite Mac & Cheese. I used wholewheat pasta noodles and added veggies to pack in the nutrients. Remember that wholewheat is nutritionally superior to the white 'nutritionally empty' equivalents when it comes to grain choices. Wholewheat contains more fibre, minerals and vitamins that are… Continue reading Pesto & Veggie Pasta Bake

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Meaty-Veg Pie

This is a recipe I created in an effort to find something that could feed both my husband and son, whilst simultaneously packing in the veggies in a tasty way (not to mention actually getting my husband to eat some greens!). I have tried two versions of this recipe: the first is using mince as per below… Continue reading Meaty-Veg Pie

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Moroccan Chicken

This chicken recipe is perfect for a hearty winter meal that everyone in the family could enjoy together. It is packed with flavour and vitamins, and the spice combination makes it deliciously aromatic. Ideal for creating an adventurous eater out of your little one.