As adults we all know what a healthy and balanced diet should look like. However, encouraging children to try different foods is not always easy. Some are just naturally picky, while others can be scared of trying new tastes. Here are a few simple tips that should make mealtimes a more pleasant experience. Make it
In our recent competition we asked you tips for how to get your kids to eat fruit and veg, we had some fantastics hints and tips from you! You’ve tried and tested them, so here’s a few of the best! ‘Get the children to plant their own in the garden or on the window sill. They can then
Prep time: 5mins Cook time: 15mins Serves: 2 Suitable from 9months old Ingredients • 2 ripe peaches • Cornflakes, crushed Method • Preheat the oven to 180*c. Remove the stones from your peaches then puree. • Beat with enough cornflakes to get a crunchy consistency. Place in an ovenproof dish and bake for 15mins. •
Prep time: 20mins Cook time: 60mins Serves: 4 Suitable from 12 months old Ingredients • 8oz lamb, cubed • 1 small onion, chopped • 1tbsp olive oil • 1 garlic clove, chopped • 1/s tsp ground coriander • Pinch of ginger • 1 bay leaf • Pinch of cinnamon • ½ red pepper, chopped •
Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Vegetarian Serves: 1 Suitable from 9months old Ingredients • 1 slice of wholemeal bread • 1 egg, beaten • Knob of butter Method • Heat the butter in a frying pan over a high heat. Dip the bread into the egg making sure to coat both sides.
Prep time: 5mins Cook time: 10mins Serves: 2 Suitable from 6months old Ingredients • 8fl oz garden peas • 10fl oz vegetable stock • 1tbsp olive oil • ½ a leek, sliced • 2 mint leaves, chopped Method • Saute the leek in the olive oil for 5 mins until tender. Add the stock and