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Toddler Recipes

Broccoli Pasta with Cashews cream

Broccoli Pasta with Cashews cream

A friend of mine asked me if I liked the โ€œAlfredoโ€ sauce (aka butter + heavy cream + cheese + garlic sauce) and I replied with a smile that I never tried or made it, even if Iโ€™m Italian and even if Iโ€™ve been living in the States for more ...
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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) ...
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Bakery Chocolate Muffins

Bakery Chocolate Muffins

Have you ever tried those indulgent chocolate bakery muffins with that lovely broken crust on top and a super moist heart? With an intense cocoa flavor and those melting pieces of chocolate inside? Well, get ready to bake some! There are gazillions of chocolate muffins recipes online, great ones. I'm ...
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Peach Cardamom Oatmeal +6M GF

Peach Cardamom Oatmeal +6M GF

Oatmeal, such a creamy and nourishing breakfast idea for little one...and not only for breakfast. Naturally gluten free the oatmeal is a very versatile meal. Starting from the oat base you can really add on so many healthy ingredients to change the flavor and increase the nutritional value of each ...
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Family Recipes

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Nourishing and comforting, that's why I like this soup ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ The soup is ...
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Tomato Mushroom Quiche with Gluten Free Paleo Crust +12M

Tomato Mushroom Quiche with Gluten Free Paleo Crust +12M

We are tomato lovers here. When they are at the top of the season (end of summer) their taste is simply unbeatable: sweet, warm, intense. You can really taste the summer sun in them. This recipe is a great way to use ripen summer tomatoes and also use different colors ...
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Baked Zucchini Tortillas

Baked Zucchini Tortillas

When I announce that we are having a taco bar for dinner the kids are always thrilled and excited. I think it's the fact that they can assemble the taco and freely decide how to fill them. The more they are involved in a recipe, the higher chances are that ...
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Turkey Veggie Meatballs in Marinara Sauce - Egg Free

Turkey Veggie Meatballs in Marinara Sauce – Egg Free

This is definitely one of my staple recipes for the kids: they love their turkey veggie meatballs in marinara sauce. I always have a batch of meatballs ready to be cooked in the freezer. Meatballs really make my life easier: I can load them with so many nutrients (veggies, seeds, ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ๐Ÿ™‚ There is a reason why. Mac and Cheese is comforting, cheesy, soft, without scary colors, creamy...all winning points for a kid ...
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Quinoa Almond Orange Cocoa Balls +6M

Quinoa Almond Orange Cocoa Balls +6M

When I created this recipe my goal was to find a baby friendly sweet treat without refined sugars, easy to digest, nutritious, easy to handle by little ones...and good. I started from a traditional energy ball recipe that I like with chocolate and oranges and I kept switching ingredients here ...
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