Healthy kid’s recipes – children’s banana and peach milkshake

Again an easy and delicious recipe where you can use fruit that is over ripe and needs using up. Banana and peach milkshake (from 1 year old) Although if you use breast or formula milk you can give this to your baby a lot earlier on. Just make sure the consistency is not too thick and leave out the honey. Ingredients:1 banana1 peachSome whole milkA spoonful of honey Preparation: Place the banana, pitted peach and honey in a high rimmed
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Kinder Kitchen cooking tip – the joys of a juicer!

As you may have read, my daughter has become one fussy terrible two. Her terrible two’s kicked in early (at around 18 months) and with them came a number of other issues. I fished out my juicer that I hadn’t used in years and decided to try her on some freshly made juices using a mixture of vegetables and fruit. A break through. She now gets a good number of vitamins without knowing what she is actually drinking. Ingredients:1 electric
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Today’s nutritious recipe from Kinder Kitchen – mash with fish and sweetcorn for babies

Well, my daughter has decided not to eat anything green in colour. One vegetable that she does eat at the moment is sweetcorn. Hence, I have been adding it to a number of dishes. Mash with fish and sweetcorn was eaten without any problems – mostly because she couldn’t pick the sweetcorn out one by one as it was stuck to the mash. What a mum has to do!Mash with fish and sweetcorn (from 9 months upwards)   Ingredients: 2
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Today’s nutritious recipe from Kinder Kitchen – kids treat – chocolate shredded wheat

Chocolate shredded wheat (from 12 months) – makes 18 cakes Ingredients:2 packets of Milka chocolate5 large shredded wheat6 tablespoons of boiling water18 fairy cake cases Cook:1 Break the chocolate into small pieces and place in a bowl and add the water.2 Place with bowl containing the chocolate into a pan of freshly boiled water. Keep stirring the chocolate until it has completely dissolved. Should the mixture be a little too thick add another couple of tablespoons of water.3 Now crumble
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Today’s nutritious recipe from Kinder Kitchen – pitta bread pizza bites

When you are in a hurry and have a little tomato sauce in the freezer along with some frozen pitta bread these are so quick and easy to make they are a god send! Finger foods – pitta bread pizza bites (from 9 months) Great finger food or for the packed lunch box Ingredients:6 pitta breadsOlive oil1 tin of plum tomatoes1 garlic clove, crushed1 tablespoon tomato pureeSome fresh or dried herbs for the sauce and to top the pizza with1 ball of fresh
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Today’s nutritious recipe from Kinder Kitchen – Chocolate Oaties

These are a great snack and a winner at children’s parties. They are yummy and nutritious at the same time.Chocolate oaties (from 12 months) Ingredients:100g butter at room temperature100g sugar1 egg75g self raising flour100g rolled (porridge) oats30g cocoa powder50 grams chopped apricots or dried cranberries or whole raisins Cook:1. In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar together until they are light and fluffy. Then whisk in the egg. Now add the flour, oats and cocoa powder and finely chopped
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Today’s nutritious recipe from Kinder Kitchen – fruit coulis/sauce

I bought a couple of punnets of fruit the other day and beacuse the raspberries and blackberries were still a little sharp in their taste my daughter spat them out. So I decided to make a coulis/sauce with them and add them to her favourite foods. Fruit coulis (from 9 months) Ingredients:1 punnet raspberries1 punnet blackberries2 tablespoons icing sugar You can add any other fruit/berries to the mixture (strawberries, kiwi’s, blueberries etc). Per punnet add a spoonful of icing sugar
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Today’s nutritious recipe from Kinder Kitchen – cheats homemade tomato ketchup

As I mentioned in an earlier post, my 20 month old has all of a sudden decided to become a fussy eater. One thing she seems to still relish is tomato ketchup. In order to make it a little more tomatoey and nutritious I came up with this cheats recipe. Cheats homemade tomato ketchup (from 12 months) Ingredients:1 tin of good tinned plum tomatoes2 heaped tablespoons of tomato puree2 heaped tablespoons of tomato ketchup Cook:1. Place all the ingredients into a
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Today’s Kinder Kitchen cooking tip – adding foods to cereals

Breakfast cereals are a great source of vitamins. Most have been fortified with the most commonly needed vitamins – calcium, vitamin A and D, iron etc. Porridge is one of the healthiest cereals to give your children. Porridge- Cook small pieces of apple in the porridge- Add half or a full mashed banana once the porridge is cooked Because I do not eat diary products I cook my porridge with water. This takes a little getting used to especially if
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