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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Fruit Sweet Bread Cups with Yogurt

Fruit Sweet Bread Cups with Yogurt

A summer refreshing kid friendly treat that will please both little and big ones πŸ™‚ The fruit cups are such a fun idea for a party!! I love preparing the sweet bread cups the day before and simply displaying a fruit and toppings bar so that guest can fill their ...
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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 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 ...
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9 Vegetables Marinara Sauce

9 Vegetables Marinara Sauce

The classic marinara sauce (fresh tomatoes + onion + garlic + olive oil + salt) is definitely one of my kids' favorite: to dress some pasta or rice or quinoa or to give extra moist to meatballs or fish croquette. The perfect base for an homemade pizza or simply spread ...
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Chicken Coconut Curry with Green Beans and Bell Peppers +12M

Chicken Coconut Curry with Green Beans and Bell Peppers +12M

Spices can really transform the flavor of a recipe and when it comes to curry I like to mix together the basic spices to create my own curry mix following my kids' taste. Today I used a mix of cumin + turmeric + coriander for the chicken and I also ...
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Quinoa Eggplant Tomato Mozzarella Salad +12M recipe

Quinoa Eggplant Tomato Mozzarella Salad +12M recipe

When the heat is too much a nice refreshing salad is what you want for yourself and for your kids...maybe even already ready to be served in the refrigerator πŸ™‚ If that's the case, you will love this recipe. Easy to prepare, perfect to make ahead, tasty and nutritious...what can ...
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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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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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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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Boccoli Muffins with Brown Rice - Gluten Free +9M

Boccoli Muffins with Brown Rice – Gluten Free +9M

Savory muffins can be a fun way to offer vegetables to picky eaters. They have a fun and "safe" shape that the kids will like, they are easy to handle...and they taste good! Today I replaced the flour with brown rice, to give more texture, add creaminess and also offer ...
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