All about PUMPKINS!

We are coming up to Halloween, and I know many of you will be buying pumpkins to carve into scary lanterns. We popped over to the allotment yesterday and discovered we have successfully grown 8 pumpkins for Halloween this year, and I am now wondering what to do with them all. If like me you’veContinue reading “All about PUMPKINS!”

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Try this warming Halloween themed soup great for babies and all of the family.  Makes: 4 portions Suitable for freezing  Ingredients For the soup: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, chopped ½ tsp ginger, grated 200g peeled pumpkin, diced 150g peeled sweet potato, diced  450ml unsalted chicken stock  For the croutons: 2 slices ofContinue reading “Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup”

Easy King Prawn Taglietelle

This is a great dish for the whole family. Ensure it is prepared appropriately for your child’s weaning stage. The taglietelle is great as a finger food when cut into short strips, and the prawns can also be chopped up small and given as a finger food. Tip: you can use smaller prawns if youContinue reading “Easy King Prawn Taglietelle”

Pork with vegetable lentils

PREP TIME 5 MINS  COOK TIME 30 MINS SERVES 4-6 500g pork fillet, scored 4 times12 sprigs of fresh or 2 tsp of dried thymeBlack pepper125g puy lentils, rinsed, or a tin of cooked lentils drainedVegetable oil1 onion, finely chopped2 medium carrots, cut into small dice2 garlic cloves, crushed150ml chicken stock (1 chicken stock cubeContinue reading “Pork with vegetable lentils”

Salmon Balls with Avocado and Tomato Dip

Suitable from 9 months Makes 8 servings Preparation time approximately 45 minutes Ingredients Salmon balls •250g potato or sweet potato cut into cubes •400g tinned or fresh cooked salmon •1 tbsp of lemon juice •1 tbsp dill, finely chopped •100g breadcrumbs •1 tbsp mayonnaise •¼ teaspoon garlic granules •3 spring onions chopped •Olive oil cookingContinue reading “Salmon Balls with Avocado and Tomato Dip”

Tuna Pesto Pasta

Suitable from 10 months Makes 4-6 servings Preparation time approx 30 mins Ingredients •400g fusilli pasta •2 large handfuls fresh broccoli florets, bite size •1 tbsp olive oil •1 onion, finely chopped •3 large garlic cloves crushed • 2 large handfuls cherry tomatoes , halved •140g pesto •1 tin of tuna in spring water, drained •Parmesan cheese Preparation Cook the pasta accordingContinue reading “Tuna Pesto Pasta”