Veggie fritters – baby&toddler friendly finger food

A batch of vegetable fritters, great finger food for kids

Here’s the secret to any veggie fritter recipe, so that in the future you will remember this one without coming back to read through all the way to the recipe card. Fritter batter is the same as pancake batter, but without the fat. (And talking about pancakes, I do have a delicious apple & banana pancakes recipe and 12 more pancake recipes for you to try. Or a 3 ingredient pancakes recipe for the fluffiest pancakes ever.) So, technically, if you already know a pancake (not crepe) recipe, then just leave the fat out of it (butter or oil, if … Read more

50 lunchbox ideas that are not sandwiches (toddler and kid friendly)

With my 3 year old soon to start pre-school, yours truly has started to research some lunchbox ideas that she can take to nursery, just in case she isn’t offered a meal there (we’re not sure about that yet). So this is a collection of lunchbox recipes I’ve gathered over time and I thought it might be useful for some of you reading my blog or coming over from Pinterest. These lunchbox ideas list might be for you if: your little one is just starting nursery or pre-school and the thought of sending her off with a packed lunch that … Read more

3 ingredient fluffy pancakes (finger food from 6 months+)

fluffy pancakes made with only 3 ingredients - great finger food for babies and toddlers alike

Here’s the big secret to fluffy pancakes. In fact, there are two components to this secret: a rising agent (like baking powder)       2. perfect timing (and I mean like ‘FLIP IT NOW otherwise it’s going to flop!’ kind of timing) So no matter if you do these 3 ingredient pancakes for your baby, toddler, grown up kid or spouse, or you choose a different recipe (like that 2 ingredient banana pancakes that everybody seems to love except me), make sure you pay attention to these two elements.  Otherwise you’re going to come back to this post (make … Read more

23 healthy teething biscuits recipes you can make yourself

Here’s a secret about teething biscuits.   Any recipe which results in a hard cookie or biscuit is a perfect candidate for these. Bonus points if it has round corners and is not too thin, so that your baby or toddler can’t break them apart that easily.   So if you’re the type who already knows a basic biscuit recipe, you’re already half way there. Most doughs are just variations of ingredients.   I would add the 2 ingredient cookie recipe as a last alternative, given that the end result is rather soft. Alternatively, you can increase the amount of … Read more

2 ingredient cookies – great finger food

2 ingredient cookies banana pear apple and oats

Don’t you hate it when have all these few ingredients recipes saved on Pinterest and when you click the link you see that you need 5 more for the recipe to actually work? Well, this is not one of those recipes.   These actually are 2 ingredient cookies or biscuits or whatever your kid likes to call them or whatever you want to treat them as.   Honestly, they’re so sweet and tasty, you don’t need anything else if you’re serving dessert or a quick snack for those days when you just can’t be in the kitchen for another second. … Read more

Banana and apple baby pancakes (for baby led weaning and finger foods)

apple and banana pancakes

I am guilty of eating these banana and apple pancakes alongside my baby (now toddler). And no wonder. They taste so sweet, you wouldn’t say they have no sugar. Or that they are baby food (whatever that means?!). The sweeter the apple and banana, the sweeter the end result. [This post contains affiliate links, meaning I will earn a small commission if you make a purchase as a result of you clicking over.] What you will need for this baby pancakes recipe is a grater and a non-stick pan. Time to invest in these things if you haven’t already. You’ll … Read more