Category: Baby and Toddler

Apple (Age: 4 months +)

Apple Age: 4 months + Choose a sweet variety of eating apple and peel, halve, core and slice 2. Put them into a saucepan, cover with water and cook on a low heat until they are soft; approx 10 minutes. Then puree. (For a more healthier way, steam the...

Apple and Cinnamon (Age: 4 months +)

Apple and Cinnamon Age: 4 months + Simmer 2 apples in apple juice with a cinnamon stick. Cook like above and remove cinnamon stick before pureeing....

Apple and Raisin Compote (Age: 5 months +)

Apple and Raisin Compote Age: 5 months + Heat 3 tablespoons of fresh orange juice in a saucepan. Add 2 eating apples, peeled, cored and sliced and 15g (0.5oz) of washed raisins. Cook gently for about 10 minutes until soft, adding a little water if necessary. Puree in a...

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble 1 cup stewed apples 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Put stewed apples (or other fruit) in an ovenproof dish. Mix rolled oats (or plain flour), brown sugar, butter or margarine and cinnamon. Sprinkle this...

Apple Delight (Age: 6 months +)

Apple Delight Age: 6 months + 1/2 apple, pared 1/2 banana 1/2 carrot 1/4 cup apple juice Whiz in blender until smooth....

Apple Juice (Age: 4-6 months +)

Apple Juice Age: 4-6 months + Use Jonathans if making juice for the very young. Older babies and children will enjoy juice made from all varieties of apples. Wash the apples and chop roughly; there is no need to peel or core them. Simmer gently in 6 cups of...

Apple Muffins

Apple Muffins Makes about 24 mini muffins 2 cups self-raising flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup milk 125g unsalted butter, melted 1 egg, beaten 2 apples, cored, peeled and roughly grated 1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Lightly grease 2 x 12...

Apple Pie (Age: 6 months +)

Apple Pie For 6 months or older. 3 cooking apples 1 egg yolk (for babies 6 months to 10 months, omit egg yolk and thicken with infant cereal) 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon water or apple juice Small pinch of ground cinnamon Peel, core...

Apple Rice

Apple Rice 1 tablespoon infant rice cereal 1 tablespoon apple puree Apple juice (optional) Mix cereal and apple, then mix with apple juice to a sloppy consistency. Place 1-2 tablespoons in baby’s serving bowl, then place remainder in a small airtight container and refrigerate. (This will thicken in fridge....

Apple-Pear Dessert

Apple-Pear Dessert 2 cooking apples 1 pear 1 egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon water or apple juice Dash of ground cinnamon Peel, remove core and dice the apples and pear into small pieces. Add the lemon juice and water (or apple juice)...

Avocado (Age: 4 months +)

Avocado Age: 4 months + Choose a well-ripened avocado, cut in half and scoop out the stone. Use approx half and mash the flesh carefully with a fork, making sure there are no lumps. Serve quickly, otherwise it will turn brown. Do not freeze avocados....

Avocado and Orange Juice

Avocado and Orange Juice 1/4 avocado 1 tablespoon of unsweetened orange juice 1 teaspoon of rice cereal Mash avocado, mix in the orange juice and rice cereal. Serve immediately....

Avocado and Salmon Surprise (Age: 7 months +)

Avocado and Salmon Surprise Age: 7 months + Serves: 2 serves 1/2 avocado 1/4-1/2 tuna or salmon can 1 tablespoon ricotta cheese Combine ingredients and serve on rice or toast....

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Mix together 1 mashed avocado, a little lemon juice, 2-3 tablespoons of cottage or ricotta cheese, 1 peeled and chopped tomato....

Avocado Fingers

Avocado Fingers 2 teaspoons mashed ripe avocado 1 slice thick toasting bread Toast bread and allow to cool. Spread with mashed avocado. Cut into three fingers. Offer one finger at a time....

Awesome Avocado Smoothie (Age: 6 months +)

Awesome Avocado Smoothie Age: 6 months + 2 tbsp ripe avocado 2 tbsp Baby Rice 8 tbsp baby’s usual milk (breast milk or formula) Mash avocado. Add Baby Rice and milk. Blend well. Serve warm or cold. Handy Hint: – For babies over 8 months, try adding in cottage...

Baby Beef Stew (Age: 9 months +)

Baby Beef Stew Age: 9 months + 1/2 cup cooked lean beef mince 1 peeled potato 1/4 cup frozen peas 1 peeled carrot 1 stalk of celery 1/4 cup uncooked macaroni 4 cups of water 1/4 cup formula or breast milk # Wash the carrot, celery and peas thoroughly....

Baby Bolognese

Baby Bolognese 1 tbsp Vegetable oil 3 tbsp Onion, peeled then chopped finely 1/2 tsp of Minced Garlic 2 tbsp Celery, finely chopped 1/4 cup of Carrots, peeled and grated 125 grams of Beef Mince 1/2 tsp Tomato paste 2 Tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped 1 tbsp of Sun-dried...

Baby Breakfast Pancakes

Baby Breakfast Pancakes Makes 12 small pancakes 50g plain flour 25g self raising wholemeal flour Half tsp baking powder 1 egg 75 ml full-fat milk 1 tsp sugar Pinch cinnamon 1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. 2. Heat a thick-based pan and...

Baby Carrot Pancakes

Baby Carrot Pancakes 100g flour 150ml milk 1 egg 1 tsp olive oil 50g grated carrot Make the pancakes by beating together the flour, milk, egg and oil until you have a thickish batter. Add in the grated carrot, and stir well. Heat a little vegetable oil until hot...

Baby Cereal

Baby Cereal Serving: 1 cup 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 1/4 cup water 1. Put the water in a pot, then add the oats. 2. Bring the liquid close to a boil while stirring. 3. Turn the heat off, cover the pot and let the oatmeal cook in its...

Baby Dinner

Baby Dinner In a covered pot, and using no salt or spices, combine: 1 cup water 1 chicken breast 1/4 cup rice Simmer 20 minutes and add: 3 whole carrots 1/4 pound green beans Simmer 10 minutes longer. For Babies 6-12 months. Blend or process the meat with enough...

Baby Jigglers

Baby Jigglers This serves one baby for days. 1 envelope unflavoured gelatine 1 cup hot milk or soy milk 4 ounces cream cheese 2 cups of any combination of the following: Shredded cooked zucchini, squash, onions, eggplant, carrots, green beans, peas, or any other vegetable; chopped cooked apples, pears,...

Baby Pancakes

Baby Pancakes 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup baby barley or rice cereal (or mixed grains baby cereal) 1 cup formula (Liquid) 1/2 cup mashed banana (or fruit of your choice) 1 tbsp melted margarine or butter (unsalted type) 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup baby oatmeal apple juice...

Baby Pumpkin Soup

Baby Pumpkin Soup Suitable for freezing 250g pumpkin, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup cooked white rice 2 cups water or homemade stock 1. Place all the ingredients in a saucepan. 2. Cover and bring to the boil. 3. Reduce heat. 4....

Baby Ratatouille

Baby Ratatouille 1 teaspoon olive oil half a small onion, finely chopped 1 small courgette, diced 1 small pepper, yellow or red, seeded and diced few slices of aubergine, diced 4 tomatoes, skinned and seeded Lightly fry the onion in the oil, and add all the other vegetables. Stir,...

Baby Roast Beef (Age: 7 months +)

Baby Roast Beef Age: 7 months + Lean cooked beef – from family roast or casserole. Dice meat and place in food processor with 1 tablespoon of water or meat juice. Process until pureed. Heat gently in saucepan. Serve 1 – 2 teaspoons with mashed vegetables. Place the remaining...

Baby Teething Crackers

Baby Teething Crackers 2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1/4 cup cornmeal 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 egg, beaten 3/4 cup milk (try a little less first) Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In food processor or in large bowl, stir together the flour, cornmeal, salt...

Baby’s First Fish (Age: 7 months +)

Baby’s First Fish Age: 7 months + 1 small fillet of fish, no bones 1 cup of baby’s milk or water 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley Dice fish, add to milk. Add parsley. Simmer briefly until tender. Cool and then mash. Check to make sure that there are no...

Baby’s Own Custard (Age: 4 months +)

Baby’s Own Custard Age: 4-6 months Serves: 2 serves 100mls baby’s regular milk or breast milk or prepared formula 2 teaspoons custard powder or arrowroot. Pour breast milk or prepared formula into a small saucepan and heat gently. In a small bowl mix custard powder with a little water...

Baby’s Rice Pudding

Baby’s Rice Pudding 1 cup cooked rice 1 cup warmed breast milk or formula A couple drops of vanilla extract Combine all ingredients. Cook very gently for 10 minutes until the rice is heated through. Check the temperature before serving....

Baked Apple (Age: 8 months +)

Baked Apple Age: 8 months + 1 red eating apple 1 teaspoon honey a little butter cinnamon, nutmeg (for older children) Wash, dry and core apple a little more then halfway through. Fill cavity with honey, butter and spices. Slit the skin around the centre of the apple to...

Baked Beans and Pumpkin (Age: 6 months +)

Baked Beans and Pumpkin Age: 6 months + 1/2 cup cooked pumpkin 1/2 cup canned baked beans 1 tablespoon of grated cheese Combine all ingredients and heat gently. Mash or blend. Add a little milk if thinner consistency is required....

Baked Pear Custard

Baked Pear Custard 1/2 cup pear puree 1/2 cup milk 1 large egg 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a small ovenproof dish. 2. Spoon the pear puree into the bottom of the dish. 3. Beat together the milk and egg and pour over the...

Banana Egg (Age: 6 months +)

Banana Egg Age: 6 months + 1/2 banana 1/2 hard-boiled egg yolk This is a good way to introduce eggs into your baby’s diet. Make sure the egg is hard-cooked and use only the yolk. For the first taste, begin by mixing just a tiny amount (less then 1/4...

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup formula or breast milk 1/3 whole banana 1/4 cup formula or breast milk Combine oats and 1/2 cup formula. Bring to a boil, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, mash banana and 1/4 cup formula. Combine banana and oatmeal...

Banana Rice Porridge

Banana Rice Porridge 1/4 cup (20 g / 3/4 oz) rolled rice flakes cereal 1 cup (250 ml / 8 fl oz) soy or rice milk* 1 medium ripe banana, mashed 1. Put the rice flakes cereal and milk into a pan over medium heat. Stir for 5 minutes...

Banana Smoothie (Age: 8 Months +)

Banana Smoothie Age: 8 Months + 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 large banana Blend, strain and pour into baby’s bottle....

Banana Yoghurt Pops (Age: 6 months +)

Banana Yoghurt Pops Age: 6 months + 2 bananas 2 oz plain yoghurt 1/4 cup milk (soy, rice, breast milk, whole milk) Mash the bananas, mix with yoghurt, then add milk. Pour into moulds and freeze....

Banana-Oatmeal Cereal (Age: 8 months +)

Banana-Oatmeal Cereal For 8 months and older. 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup milk or formula 1/3 cup whole banana 1/4 cup milk or formula Combine oats and 1/2 cup formula. Bring to a boil, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, mash banana and 1/4 cup formula. Combine...

Basic Baby Beef Stew (Age: 6 months +)

Basic Baby Beef Stew Age: 6 months + 1 small potato 1 small carrot 1 small piece pumpkin 3 broccoli or cauliflower florets homemade beef stock or water, to cover 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1 small clove of garlic, crushed 100g minced lean beef 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley...

Basic Frittata

Basic Frittata 4 toddler Serves 1 tablespoon olive oil 300g small zucchini (thinly sliced) 4 eggs, lightly beaten 100ml full cream milk Pepper 1. Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan and sauté the zucchini over a low heat for about 10-15 mins, or until soft. 2. Mix...

Basic White Sauce (Age: 10 months +)

Basic White Sauce Age: 10 months + Serves: 1/2 cup 30g butter 1 Tbsp plain flour 1 cup milk (preferably heated slightly) salt and pepper, to taste 1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan and add the flour. Cook, stirring for 1 minute until the mixture is golden....

Beef and Pasta Bake (Age: 6 months +)

Beef and Pasta Bake This recipe’s suitable for babies aged 6-12 months and toddlers. It can be frozen. 1 teaspoon oil 1/2 onion, peeled and diced 500 g minced beef 1 carrot, peeled and grated 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 x 420 g can tomato soup 1/2 cup water...

Blanc Mange (Age: 5 Months +)

Blanc Mange Age: 5 Months + 1 tablespoon cornflour 200mls milk 1/2 teaspoon sugar drop of vanilla Place cornflour in a saucepan and mix to a smooth paste with a little milk. Stir in remaining milk and sugar. Over a medium heat, slowly bring to the boil, stirring continuously....

Boiled Custard (Age: 8 Months +)

Boiled Custard Age: 8 Months + 200mls milk 1 egg yolk 2 tsp sugar 2 tsp cornflour Beat egg yolk, cornflour and sugar together. Add milk. Cook in double saucepan, stirring continuously, until custard thickens and coats the spoon....

Boiled Egg Custard

Boiled Egg Custard Mix 1 tablespoon cornflour with a little cold milk. Mix in 1 egg. Add a few drops of vanilla (if you like) Bring 300mls milk to the boil. Pour slowly into the egg and cornflour mixture, stirring all the time. Return mixture to saucepan and cook,...

Bread and Butter Pudding (Age: 12 months +)

Bread and Butter Pudding Age: 12 months + 2 slices white bread (crusts removed) unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups (310ml) milk, formula or breastmilk 2 eggs 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence pinch ground nutmeg Spread bread lightly with butter, cut into small triangle-shaped pieces. Divide bread...

Butternut Pumpkin and Beef Rossini

Butternut Pumpkin and Beef Rossini small bit of olive oil 125 ground beef 1 tablespoon tomato paste tin (or chopped, seeded, peeled fresh) chopped tomatoes chopped pumpkin (any amount), cooked 1/4 cup rossini, cooked Cook beef til well done in olive of add tomato paste and stir for a...

Carrot Soup (Age: 6 months +)

Carrot Soup Age: 6 months + Gently boil 2 small, sliced carrots in a teacup of water in a small, covered saucepan, Add a little fresh chopped parsley, then puree to make a thick soup. Variation: stir in a little baby milk....

Carrots and Rice Puree

Carrots and Rice Puree 2 Tbsp Brown rice, uncooked 6 Carrots, scrubbed and chopped in small pieces 1 1/3 cup Water (or broth or leftover cooking liquid from cooking vegetables) 1 tsp butter (optional) Place rice and carrots in a saucepan with the water and cover. Simmer until the...

Cheese Pasta

Cheese Pasta 1/2 cup tiny star pasta 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 1 cup or so of breast milk/formula or cows milk 4 tbsp grated cheese 3 to 4 tbsp Tomato Sauce Cook pasta as per directions. To make cheese sauce, melt the butter in saucepan, stir...

Cheese Sauce (Age: 9 Months +)

Cheese Sauce Age: 9 Months + 2 tablespoons (25g) butter 2 (level) tablespoons of flour 1 cup of breastmilk or infant formula Melt butter in a small pot, then stir in the flour. Pour in 1/2 cup of breastmilk (or infant formula) and bring to the boil, stirring all...

Cheese Twists (Age: 9+ Months)

Cheese Twists Age: 9+ Months Makes 12 Olive oil 1 sheet puff pastry 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 20g butter, melted Preheat oven to 180°C and lightly oil a flat baking tray. Cut pastry sheet into thirds and then each into four strips. Place a small amount of cheese...

Cheese Vegetables (Age: 7 months +)

Cheese Vegetables Age: 7 months + Potato, sweet potato, pumpkin, carrot, zucchini, broccoli, frozen peas and corn, spinach, grated cheese. Boil or steam potato, sweet potato, pumpkin, carrot, zucchini, broccoli and pretty much any other vegetables you like. When they are nearly done, add some frozen peas, corn and...

Cheesy Pasta Shells and Sweetcorn (Age: 10 months +)

Cheesy Pasta Shells and Sweetcorn Age: 10 months + Serves: 1 and 1/2 cups 1/2 cup small macaroni or other small pasta shapes 1/4 cup finely chopped broccoli or small frozen peas (optional) 1/2 cup basic white sauce 1/2 cup creamed corn Boil the pasta shapes until tender in...

Chewing Crusts (Age: 7 months +)

Chewing Crusts Age: 7 months + Serves: Make as many as you need. 1 loaf of bread Cut the crusty ends of a loaf into thick fingers, after trimming and discarding any very thin edges. For fast, more even baking, put the fingers on a cooling rack in the...

Chicken and Cheese Balls (Age: 10 months +)

Chicken and Cheese Balls Age: 10 months + 500g minced chicken 200g cheddar cheese 1 egg 1 cup breadcrumbs 3 Tbsp fresh parsley 1. Mix chicken, cheese, egg and parsley in a bowl. 2. Mould the mixture into small balls and coat with breadcrumbs. 3. Heat a little olive...

Chicken and Corn Rice Soup

Chicken and Corn Rice Soup 1/4 cup (50 g / 1 2/3 oz) jasmine rice 4 cups (1 litre / 32 fl oz) reduced salt chicken stock 2 skinless chicken thigh fillets, chopped 1 medium carrot, diced 1 medium celery stick, diced 125 g (4 oz) can creamed corn...

Chicken and Peach Delight (Age: 6 months +)

Chicken and Peach Delight Age: 6 months + 1/2 cup Cooked boneless chicken,-chopped 1/4 cup Cooked brown rice 1 Ripe peach 1 Tbsp Peach juice 1 Tbsp Milk 2 tsp Wheat germ Mix all ingredients together and chop roughly in a food processor or blender....

Chicken and Spinach Purses

Chicken and Spinach Purses 150 g (5 oz) lean chicken mince 30 g (1 oz) baby English spinach, roughly chopped 2 spring onions (scallions), sliced 1 tablespoon kecap manis 1 teaspoon cornflour 16 Shanghai won ton wrappers (egg-free) 1. Put the chicken, spinach, spring onions, kecap manis and cornflour...

Chicken and Veg Blend (Age: 7 months +)

Chicken and Veg Blend Age: 7 months + 1 cup water 1 chicken breast, boneless and skinless, cut in chunks 1/4 cup rice 3 whole carrots, sliced 250 gms green beans, cut up 1. Combine all ingredients in saucepan and bring to a boil. 2. Reduce heat and simmer,...

Chicken and Vegetable Risotto (Age: 10 months +)

Chicken and Vegetable Risotto Age: 10 months + 1 small chicken breast finely chopped or minced 1 small onion finely chopped 1 cup jasmine rice 2 cups finely chopped vegetables (e.g. pumpkin, zucchini, Swede, potato, cauliflower, broccoli, choko) Unsalted chicken stock to cover 1. Add all ingredients and bring...

Chicken Couscous Dinner (Age: 10 months +)

Chicken Couscous Dinner Age: 10 months + 3/4 cup water or no added salt chicken stock 1/2 cup tiny cubes of butternut pumpkin 1/2 cup baby frozen peas 1/4 cup uncooked couscous 1/4 cup tiny cubes of cooked chicken Put the water or chicken stock in a small pot...

Chicken Macaroni Stew (Age: 8 months +)

Chicken Macaroni Stew Age: 8 months + 1/2 chicken breast, cut in cubes 1 sprig fresh tarragon (optional) 2 cups water 1/3 cup macaroni 1 stalk celery, washed, trimmed and sliced 2 carrots, washed, peeled and sliced 1/4 onion, cut in half 1 potato, washed, peeled and cut in...

Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets 1 slice bread 150g (approx) chicken breast fillet, chopped 1 egg yolk 1 small potato, grated 1 small zucchini, grated 1/4 cup finely grated cheese sprinkle of seasoning to taste breadcrumbs for coating a little olive oil Blend or process bread, chicken and cheese until combined. Add...

Chicken or Turkey with Peaches (Age: 6 months +)

Chicken or Turkey with Peaches Age: 6 months + 1/3 cup chopped and cooked boneless chicken or turkey 1/4 cup cooked white or brown rice 1 very ripe peach 1 Tbsp formula or breast milk, (whole milk for babies over 12 mos) Optional: tiny drop of vanilla extract baby...

Chicken Pasta Bake

Chicken Pasta Bake 250g (2 cups) cooked fusilli pasta 125g cottage cheese 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 500g minced chicken 400g can tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons homemade tomato sauce or commercial Italian sauce 300ml carton fresh cream or 1/2 cream and...

Chicken Pumpkin and Cauliflower (Age: 7 months +)

Chicken Pumpkin and Cauliflower Age: 7 months + 3 tablespoons of chicken mince 1/4 of a cauliflower 1/4 of a butternut pumpkin 1 dob of butter Chop up the pumpkin and cauliflower into small cubes and microwave until soft and tender. In a small saucepan, melt a small amount...

Chicken Stew (Age: 6 months +)

Chicken Stew Age: 6 months + 1 Chicken Breast 1 Carrot 1 Potato Cook all ingredients. Put through blender until smooth. Thicken with Baby Rice. Freeze extra into ice cube trays. Can replace chicken with beef or lamb and add extra pureed vegetables....

Chicken with Brown Rice and Peas

Chicken with Brown Rice and Peas 1 Tbsp olive oil 6 oz boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped 1/2 Cup chopped onion 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 1/2 Cup low-sodium chicken stock 1/2 Cup long-grain brown rice, rinsed 1 Cup frozen sweet peas 1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil...

Chocolate pear custard (Age: 12 months +)

Chocolate pear custard Age: 12 months + 2 Tbsp custard powder 2 Tbsp cocoa 1-2 Tbsp sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups milk 425g can of pears in juice 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 tsp vanilla Mix the first three ingredients thoroughly in a medium-sized pot. Add the egg, milk,...

Courgette (Age: 4 months +)

Courgette Age: 4 months + Wash 2 medium courgette’s carefully, remove the ends and slice. (The skin is soft so does not need to be removed.) Steam until tender (approx 10-15 minutes), then put through a mouli or mash with a fork. (No need to add any extra liquid.)...

Cream of Butternut Pumpkin (Age: 6 months +)

Cream of Butternut Pumpkin Age: 6 months + Makes 6 portions 100g butternut pumpkin 2 tsp baby rice 120 ml warm formula or breastmilk Peel the piece of butternut pumpkin and remove all the seeds. Dice and steam for 8-10 minutes, or until very tender. Puree the pumpkin until...

Cream of Fruit (Age: 4 months +)

Cream of Fruit Age: 4 months + Peel, core, steam or boil and puree your fruit. Add 1 tablespoon of unflavoured baby rice or half a low-sugar rusk and 2 tablespoons of baby/breast milk to each 4-portion quantity, and mix together....

Creamed Chicken and Potato (Age: 6 months +)

Creamed Chicken and Potato Age: 6 months + This dish takes very little to prepare and is easy for baby to digest. 2 tsp Sweet butter or margarine 1 tsp Unbleached flour 1/4 cup Low-fat milk 1/4 cup Chicken, cooked, boned and-shredded 1/4 Potato, baked and cubed 1 Tbsp...

Creamed Rice with Sultanas

Creamed Rice with Sultanas 1/4 cup (55 g / 1 2/3 oz) short-grain rice 3 cups (750 ml / 24 fl oz) vanilla soy or rice milk 2 tablespoons caster sugar 2 tablespoons sultanas 1. Put the rice, milk and sugar into a pan. Bring to the boil, then...

Creamy Banana Rice (Age: 7 months +)

Creamy Banana Rice Age: 7 months + Serves: 2 serves 2 tablespoons rice 1 banana pinch of cinnamon 2 teaspoons cream 1. Boil rice to its all mushy. 2. Add the mashed banana and stir it into the rice then add the cinnamon and then add the cream. 3....

Creamy Banana Rice with Yoghurt (Age: 6 months +)

Creamy Banana Rice with Yoghurt Age: 6 months + 1/4 cup rice (cooked) 1 banana – mashed 1 small tub of baby yogurt Cook rice until soft. Add mashed banana, and yogurt, stir and serve!...

Creamy Carrots (Age: 7 months +)

Creamy Carrots Age: 7 months + 1 cooked carrot 1/2 cup cooked zucchini 3 Tbsp cottage cheese 1. Fork mash soft cooked carrot and zucchini together. 2. Mix in cottage cheese. 3. Serve and enjoy. Reminder to use full fat cottage cheese for children under 2 years. Variations: Try...

Creamy Egg Mornay (Age: 12 months +)

Creamy Egg Mornay Age: 12 months + 1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese 1/4 cup hot milk 2 teaspoons rice cereal 1 hard boiled egg 1. Stir in the cheese and baby cereal into the hot milk in a saucepan over medium heat until thickened. 2. Mash or chop the...

Creamy Fruit Jelly

Creamy Fruit Jelly Age: 8 months + 1 (85g) packet tropical jelly 200ml boiling water 6 scoops of 6 months+ infant formula 150ml of cool boiled water 1 cup canned pears, drained and finely diced 1. Dissolve jelly in boiling water, let cool 5 minutes 2. Make up infant...

Crumbed Fish with Taters

Crumbed Fish with Taters 200 g (6 1/2 oz) white fish fillets 1 tablespoon cornflour 1 tablespoon water 100 g (3 1/3 oz) plain, unsalted potato chips (crisps), crushed 2 medium potatoes, unpeeled, scrubbed and cut into wedges olive oil spray 1. Use a large fish-shaped cutter to cut...

Dreamy Creamy Carrots (Age: 6 months +)

Dreamy Creamy Carrots Age: 6 months + 1/2 medium carrot 1 tbsp Baby Rice 8 tbsp baby’s usual milk (breast milk or formula) Peel and dice carrot finely. Cover in a little water and simmer until very tender. Drain. Push through sieve or puree. Mix with Baby Rice and...

Eggless Teethers

Eggless Teethers 1 cup instant baby cereal 1 cup flour (white, whole or combo) 1 cup fruit juice Combine and stir ingredients. If you have time, chill dough in the refrigerator. Roll out between sheets of lightly floured wax paper to about 1/2″ thickness. Cut into round shapes using...

Fish Balls (Age: 10 months +)

Fish Balls Age: 10 months + 1 x 180g can of Greenseas Tuna in Springwater or 1 x 210g Greenseas Pink Salmon large potatoes – cooked and mashed until smooth 2-3 spring onions 4 diced cherry tomatoes 1 can sweet corn kernels parsley Add the Tuna or Pink Salmon...

Fish Croquettes

Fish Croquettes 2 potatoes 2 tablespoons grated onions and grated carrots 1 egg, beaten 180g can tuna in springwater, drained and flaked 30g Cheddar cheese, grated 2 tablespoons plain flour 1. Cook and mash the potatoes. 2. Stir the grated onion and carrot into the hot potatoes. 3. Combine...

Fish Croquettes (Age: 10 months +)

Fish Croquettes Age: 10 months + Serves: 12 croquettes 2 potatoes 2 tablespoons grated onion and grated carrot 1 beaten egg Greenseas 180g tuna in springwater (drained and flaked) 30g grated cheese 2 tablespoons plain flour Cook and mash potatoes, stir in onion and carrot. Combine egg, tuna and...

Fish Fingers

Fish Fingers 280g thick cod fillets, skin and bones removed flour for dusting 1 tsp paprika 1 egg, beaten breadcrumbs for coating oil for frying salt and pepper (optional) 1. Cut fish into strips, about 2.5 cms wide. 2. Season the flour with paprika. Roll the fish strips in...

Fish Pie

Fish Pie 350g fillet of white fish, baked, poached or steamed – drained and flaked and cooking liquid reserved 1/2 cup basic white sauce 2 tablespoons grated Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon 2 potatoes, cooked 1/2 cup milk 2...

Fish Purée

Fish Pur̩e 1 fillet of fish 2 tablespoons of mashed potato Steam fish until tender. Pur̩e in food processor. Add mashed potato. Thin with a little boiled water. Serve 1/2 Р1 teaspoon at first and freeze the remainder in small portions in an ice-cube tray....

Florets and Cheese Sauce

Florets and Cheese Sauce For older babies (over a year) steam florets and serve sauce on the side, as they will enjoy dipping the vegetables into the sauce. Try the sauce with different vegetables, such as thinly sliced, steamed beans or soft-cooked carrots. 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter 1...

Fruit and Cereal Mix

Fruit and Cereal Mix 1 tablespoon pureed fruit 1 tablespoon rice cereal 1. Mix 1 tablespoon of fruit with 1 tablespoon of rice cereal. 2. Add extra fluid (water, breastmilk, formula or unsweetened fruit juice) to make a suitable consistency for your baby....

Fruit and Vegetable Fingers (Age: 10 months +)

Fruit and Vegetable Fingers Age: 10 months + 1 x Apple 1 x Orange 1 x thick slice of tasty cheese 1 x Carrot 1 x Celery stick 1 x Potato chunk 1 x Broccoli chunk 1 x Cauliflower chunk 1 x Pumpkin chunk Fruit Fingers: Peel one apple...

Fruit Gels

Fruit Gels 375 ml 100% fruit juice (bought) 3 teaspoons powdered gelatine 125ml boiling water 1. Pour boiling water into a bowl and stir in gelatine until dissolved, then add juice. 2. Set in the fridge....

Fruit Jelly (Age: 6 months +)

Fruit Jelly Age: 6 months + 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, apple juice or unsweetened pineapple juice 1/4 cup cold water 1 teaspoon gelatin Place gelatin and water in a small bowl and allow to stand for 5 minutes, then stand bowl in a larger bowl of hot...

Fruity Fondue (Age: 12 months +)

Fruity Fondue Age: 12 months + Serves: 3 serves 1/2 cup fruit yoghurt 2 teaspoons orange juice Raw or canned fruit for dipping Put yoghurt is a bowl and add a little grated orange rind if you like a jaffa flavour. Heat slowly. Thin with two teaspoons of orange...

Goulash with Pasta Shells

Goulash with Pasta Shells Makes 4-6 portions 1 dessertspoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, finely chopped Half tbsp plain flour Pinch cinnamon Pinch mixed spice Half tsp paprika 225g lean braising steak, diced small 300ml passata (a thick tomato sauce with a rough texture, sometimes flavoured with herbs) 50g...

Gourmet Mash

Gourmet Mash Suitable for freezing 1 zucchini 1 tablespoon ricotta cheese Sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese Natural yoghurt for extra liquid, if needed 1. Cut the zucchini into thick slices and steam until soft. 2. While still hot, blend with ricotta cheese and sprinkle of Parmesan to taste. 3....

Grated Pumpkin Noodle Fritters (Age: 12 months +)

Grated Pumpkin Noodle Fritters Age: 12 months + Serves: 8 fritters 2 cup Grated raw pumpkin 1 cup Grated potato (squeeze off excess fluid) 200g Singapore or Hokien noodles sliced 2 Eggs beaten 1/2 cup Self-raising flour 1. Heat a large non-stick fry pan with a splash of oil....