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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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Green Grissini Bread with Spinach

Green Grissini Bread with Spinach

I don't count the number of times I gave a "grissino" to my kids as a snack or even as a teething distraction when they were toddlers 🙂 Grissini are Italian breadsticks: long, crunchy, pencil-sized breadsticks. Such a simple recipe: water + flour + oil + pinch salt. And still, grissini are are ...
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Almond Cookies with Raspberry Jam - Vegan and Gluten Free

Almond Cookies with Raspberry Jam – Vegan and Gluten Free

For Valentine's Day this year I wanted to prepare something sweet that everyone could enjoy: toddlers/kids/adults. Cookies was definitely the direction to go 🙂 I wanted the cookies to be egg free (so that I could enjoy them too) + refined sugar free (so that the kids wouldn't bounce on ...
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Oat Granola Bars - Gluten, Nut, Dairy Free +12M

Oat Granola Bars – Gluten, Nut, Dairy Free +12M

Granola bars are such a convenient snack for the kids. Easy to hold, easy on-the-go solution and loaded with nutrients. You can find great organic kid friendly options at the grocery store, still, preparing homemade granola bars is so easy that you might consider to give it a try! In ...
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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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Quinoa Broccoli Meatballs EggFree / Dairy Free / Gluten Free +9M

Quinoa Broccoli Meatballs EggFree / Dairy Free / Gluten Free +9M

No doubt, meatballs are one of the easiest recipes to satisfy a picky eater and sneak in some veggies without complaints 😉 I've been rolling and rolling meatballs for my kids since they were little, any kind...meat/chicken/fish/veggie only. Pan fried or baked, with sauce or whiteout sauce. It's always a ...
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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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Pumpkin Gorgonzola Bake Pasta

Pumpkin Gorgonzola Bake Pasta

This pasta is such a lovely ideas for the Holiday table: it will satisfy the whole family, baby included!!! It's one of my one family = one recipe ideas. You will be able to serve the roasted pumpkin and carrot puree to your baby (starting from 6 months!!) either with ...
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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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Blueberry Chickpea Vegan Muffins +9M

Blueberry Chickpea Vegan Muffins +9M

A sweet treat here and there is nice 🙂 Our little ones deserve it too!! This is an almost allergy free recipe (no eggs, no gluten, no dairy, no nuts) that you can safely offer to your little ones satisfying their sweet palate without the side effects of refined sugars.  ...
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Green Grissini Bread with Spinach

Green Grissini Bread with Spinach

I don't count the number of times I gave a "grissino" to my kids as a snack or even as a teething distraction when they were toddlers 🙂 Grissini are Italian breadsticks: long, crunchy, pencil-sized breadsticks. Such a simple recipe: water + flour + oil + pinch salt. And still, grissini are are ...
Read More
Almond Cookies with Raspberry Jam - Vegan and Gluten Free

Almond Cookies with Raspberry Jam – Vegan and Gluten Free

For Valentine's Day this year I wanted to prepare something sweet that everyone could enjoy: toddlers/kids/adults. Cookies was definitely the direction to go 🙂 I wanted the cookies to be egg free (so that I could enjoy them too) + refined sugar free (so that the kids wouldn't bounce on ...
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