Kinder Kitchen Kid’s Healthy Recipe – Sandra’s easy peasey non-diary banana ice cream

A handful of ripe bananas Sandra, a chefy colleague taught me this recipe on Monday. I was flabbergasted at how easy yet delicious it is. The most difficult thing in this recipe is finding room in your freezer for all the chopped up bananas and washing the head of your hand blender afterwards. Bananas can be quick to ripen and I always like to have banana recipes on hand as I don’t like throwing food away. So, if you have
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Kinder kitchen Kid’s Healthy recipe – the wonders of an avocado

My breakfast (sorry couldn’t resist taking a bite) Well the hot weather has left London and headed elsewhere. In it’s place we have torrential rain showers. It is actually a wonderful relief as the trees, plants and garden grasses are soaking up the well needed rain. My herbs are flourishing with all the sun and rain. One of my many favourite breakfasts in the morning is soda bread with avocado. I use half an avocado which I thinly slice and
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Winning recipe – Easy Leek and Mushroom sauce

Below is the winning recipe from July’s Kinder Kitchen Competition. It is very easy and extremely delicious and because the vegetables were so small my 3yr old fussy eater did not complain. I also used white mushrooms as he likes to pick out the brown ones from most sauces I put them in. Easy Leek and mushroom Sauce Ingredients: Half a large leek or 1 small oneA handful of mushrooms1 tbsp. olive oil1/2 small tub of cream2 tbsp. grated parmesanSome black
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Overcoming fussy eaters – adding in hidden goodies

Over the coming weeks I will be posting more tips on how to work with fussy eaters in your family. I use all these techniques in my classes and consultations. They really do work in the long term. Your children will not change their ways over night but with a little coercion and care their taste buds will develop over time and they will be more confident around different foods.. my daughter enjoying homemade mixed berry sorbet with reduced sugar Hidden goodies
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Kinder Kitchen Competition

Fun Boiled Egg Cup & Spoon   It’s competition time again!   Thank you for all your entries last time. This time there is a egg cup and spoon up for grabs. All you have to do to win is send me through your healthy pancake ideas. They can be toppings or additions to the batter. You have until midday, Friday 2nd August to send me your recipes. Good luck!   PS For those of you outside the UK, I will
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Competition winner – Child friendly peeler

Congratulations to Polkadotumbrella who won the child friendly peeler for their wonderful easy pasta sauce recipe. Please contact me to claim your prize. Recipe to follow.Regards Natasha
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Healthly kid’s recipe – Thirst Quenching Homemade Lemonade

Another balmy day in London welcomed a children’s tea party in my back garden. Homemade bunting and decorations, blankets on the lawn and 12 happy and hungry 5 years olds prepared a variety of dishes for their tea party. Vicky helped me today and together with the children we made: Tea Sandwiches Lemon & beetroot muffins Strawberry & white chocolate muffins Homemade popcorn Thirst quenching homemade lemonade Strawberries & pineapple dipped in chocolate sauce I thought it may be a
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My Ethos – Healthy, Easy, Tasty

The kids are finally asleep and I am sitting in my dinning room on my laptop putting off the housework that needs to be done. I had a spare hour today and I tried to follow a recipe for a chicken pie (I wanted to use up yesterday’s leftovers from a roast I’d cooked). There were so many ingredients and steps to complete the dish I lost interest half way and just made it the way I’ve done it before. It
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Kinder Kitchen’s Kid’s Chores – How to get your children involved in the kitchen

Well it’s another sunny day in London and my house has fully warmed up after months of feeling cold through. So, it’s nearly the summer holidays and I’m starting to think of free and fun activities to do with my children. Cooking with your children and preparing your meals together is a great way of spending quality time with each other. Depending on your child’s age and their ability there are many things you can get them to help you with. The
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Healthy kid’s recipe – Simple tomato salsa

Refreshing fruit wands Well, another successful cooking class was had in Finchley. Today on the menu were fruit wands, fruit salad that ended up on sticks so the children could take the fruit home with them to share with their families and tomato salsa. We ventured out into my front garden and I got the children to smell a variety of herbs – thyme, rosemary, mint and oregano.   Simple tomato salsa Ingredients:   1 large tomato 1 tbsp of fresh
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