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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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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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White Beans Chocolate Muffins - Dairy Free

White Beans Chocolate Muffins – Dairy Free

Chocolate Muffins. An easy score with kids 🙂 Today I want to share my white beans chocolate muffins recipe, dairy free and simply decadent. Moist, chocolatey and light. So easy to prepare that I asked my 6yrs old sous chef to do everything 🙂 I simply prepared the ingredients in ...
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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 🙂 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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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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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 🙂 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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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 🙂 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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Baked Chicken Vegetable Samosa

Baked Chicken Vegetable Samosa

Samosa, empanada, calzone...so many international ways to define a small pocket made of pastry and filled with yummy ingredients. Every country has its own recipe and variations: the pastry can be phyllo, puff pastry, pizza dough or a combo of the mentioned ones and the filling can really be anything ...
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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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