30+ baby led weaning breakfast recipes

baby led weaning breakfast recipes for introducing solids 6 months+ baby breakfast ideas

Do you often wake up in the morning wishing you knew what to give your little one for breakfast?   I know I do.   There are evenings when I do not wish to cook for next mornings, afternoons when I just want to lounge and do nothing, nights when someone needs to take a bath, and so on.   So breakfast for me sometimes means food on the fast lane. What can I possibly give her that is fulfilling, not too hard to make and eventually doesn’t mean a trip to the supermarket at 8 a.m.?   These recipes … Read more

Apple and pear clafoutis (a BLW recipe)

apple and pear clafoutis - baby friendly recipe

Clafoutis is basically the French term for a thin sponge cake, similar to a waffle in consistency or a thicker pancake, if you wish. The French make it sound so posh, n’est-ce pas? It involves some fruit, whichever is in season, on top of which you pour a thick batter and which gets baked in a butter lined pan, form or oven-proof dish. It couldn’t be any simpler than that. But the French word sometimes puts people off, imagining it’s some sort of fancy dessert only reserved for the royals. Now, some recipes involve also a third step: covering with … Read more

Griddle-pan BLW waffles (a kid friendly recipe)

griddle-pan blw waffles - sugar free and no waffle maker needed!

1.Griddle-pan blw waffles are not as complicated as they sound. 2. Jamie Oliver is like brussel sprouts – you either like him or you don’t.   Keep these two in mind as you read along.   First, let me crush that myth of needing a waffle maker to make waffles. We are not purists here, we are moms trying to cook something quick and healthy without any additional kitchen gadgets beyond what we already have.   This being said, grab that griddle pan or any pan that looks like a grill and get cooking!   This post contains affiliate links, … Read more

Baked oatmeal cake

baked oatmeal cake (a BLW recipe) homemade baby food

This is a recipe from Gill Rapley’s book Baby Led Weaning Cookbook, which you can grab here. A full in-depth review will follow shortly on the blog. So far, everything I have cooked from it has been a success and it really gives you plenty of options.   Now, this recipe came just in handy for me cause I had this leftover oatmeal that I had bought a while ago. I admit, the fact that it is iron fortified was the thing that won me over. After I had a taste and Emma had quite a few breakfasts based on … Read more

Apple pudding (great finger food)

apple pudding

Ever woke up one morning wishing you had made breakfast the night before so that you can enjoy 5 more minutes of sleep in bed? Or maybe 10 minutes? Yeah, of course you did. Even more so when you have a small child to take care of and feed some proper food to. This post contains affiliate links, at no cost to you. Read more on my disclosure page. Now this apple pudding comes just in handy. It’s soooo easy to make; however you’ll have to leave the oven on for a good hour. If that puts you off from … Read more

Easy-peasy no-fry baby-friendly baked omlette

no-fry baby friendly baby weaning baked omlette

I have a thing against frying. It’s like my arch enemy. I’m seeing so many recipes online and in social media that use frying as a method of preparing food for children.   Think frittatas (which I believe comes from the Italian for “fried”), pancakes, burgers, fries and the like. All are made by frying oil in a pan over high heat. There is however a trend to use non-stick pans to which no oil is added while cooking. I have yet to form an opinion about those. There is also¬†an article going around about the influence of the type … Read more