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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 “Alfredo” 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 ...
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Happy Sunshine Pumpkin & Carrot Cake, low sugar

Happy Sunshine Pumpkin & Carrot Cake, low sugar

It's definitely pumpkin season and I wanted to incorporate this lovely Fall/Winter ingredient in a sweet treat that was not too sugary nor heavy or loaded with cream. That's how the Happy Morning Sunshine cake came to life. Moist, light, fluffy and deeply orange! My kids like carrot cake, naturally ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 🙂 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 🙂 The soup is ...
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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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Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Nourishing and comforting, that's why I like this soup 🙂 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 🙂 The soup is ...
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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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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 ...
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Meatless Quinoa and Vegetable Burgers. Full of flavors +9M

Meatless Quinoa and Vegetable Burgers. Full of flavors +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 ...
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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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