+6 Months

Baby Basics

+4 Months

+9 Months

Toddler Recipes

Broccoli Pasta with Cashews cream

Broccoli Pasta with Cashews cream

A friend of mine asked me if I liked the β€œAlfredo” sauce (aka butter + heavy cream + cheese + garlic sauce) and I replied with a smile that I never tried or made it, even if I’m Italian and even if I’ve been living in the States for more ...
Read More

Banana French Toast. Easy and Nutritious Breakfast. +6M

Banana French Toast. Easy and Nutritious Breakfast. +6M

French Toast. Such an easy breakfast to prepare for your little one and for the whole family. It's a quick and nutritious cousin of the pancakes, but it takes way less time to prepare. Today I would like to share with you a baby version, enriched with banana some spices ...
Read More
Egg Free Zucchini Turkey Meatballs +9M

Egg Free Zucchini Turkey Meatballs +9M

Definitely one of our favorite meatballs recipe. Loaded with nutrients and flavor. It's perfect for picky eaters: the zucchini are very well combined with all the other ingredients. They give that extra moist that balances the turkey meat. The fresh tomato sauce receives all the juices from the meatballs and ...
Read More
Ricotta Strawberry Cake +12M

Ricotta Strawberry Cake +12M

This is a perfect cake for a beginner: easy to prepare, moist and tasty. Strawberries and oranges give a lovely fruity flavor while the ricotta keeps the cake moist. The cake is not over sweet: I added a minimus amount of sugar (you can substitute cane sugar with maple syrup) ...
Read More

Family Recipes

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Nourishing and comforting, that's why I like this soup πŸ™‚ High iron, protein and fiber content. It's one of my kids favorite so far. Little one like it very creamy (the immersion blender does its part) and big one more chunky. I like it either ways πŸ™‚ The soup is ...
Read More

Zucchini White Beans Mac And Cheese +9M

Zucchini White Beans Mac And Cheese +9M

Mac and Cheese. A staple in every kid's menu at any restaurant, from the fast food chain to the fancy one. They just use different quality of cheese πŸ™‚ There is a reason why. Mac and Cheese is comforting, cheesy, soft, without scary colors, creamy...all winning points for a kid ...
Read More
Stuffed Zucchini with Beef and Cauliflower

Stuffed Zucchini with Beef and Cauliflower

Stuffed Zucchini are a traditional Italian recipe, very simple and tasty. It's naturally kid friendly both for the taste (salty and cheesy) and for the shape as the final result resembles a boat. You can even get more creative and add a sail made with a toothpick and a slice ...
Read More
Millet Tomato Avocado Chia Salad +8M

Millet Tomato Avocado Chia Salad +8M

The name salad is seldom associated to baby food even if there are so many salads that are baby friendly like the millet avocado one. Your baby will love the smooth and creamy texture of the millet mixed with the avocado. Summer tomatoes (with low acidity and tons of sweetness) ...
Read More

Baby Led Weaning Ideas

Spinach Almond Waffles - Gluten and Grain Free +6M

Spinach Almond Waffles – Gluten and Grain Free +6M

Breakfast. One of the most important meal of the day from a nutritional point of view. Our kids need an healthy boost of energy to start their day full of activities and fun. Coming from an Italian background I like sweet flavors at breakfast, that's how I was raised. Every ...
Read More

Baked Oatmeal Cups with Fruit +9M Vegan and GF

Baked Oatmeal Cups with Fruit +9M Vegan and GF

Hello lovely people! It has been a while and since the last time I shared a recipe with you and the life as we knew it simply changed. We are currently at our 4th week of lockdown. School-from-home is the new reality and #stayathome is the only way we have ...
Read More
Quinoa Veggie Burgers #meatless +9M

Quinoa Veggie Burgers #meatless +9M

My kids love hamburgers: juicy, meaty, loaded with flavors. I like the homemade version, where I can be sure of the origin of all the ingredients, meat mainly, but I also love to offer the kids meatless options to alternate.
The quinoa veggie burgers are juicy and cheesy, they received ...
Read More
Rice Banana Avocado Baby Energy Bites +6M

Rice Banana Avocado Baby Energy Bites +6M

I love energy bites: small treat that you can indulge yourself with during the day as a light snack to recharge the energies. I like to prepare small energy balls for the kids to take to school and enjoy when they do sports. With that in mind I asked myself: ...
Read More

Did you make this recipe? Share the love, tag @buonapappa on Instagram and hashtag it #buonapappa I would love to see your creations!