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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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The Best Indulgent Fruity Blueberry Lemon Cake

The Best Indulgent Fruity Blueberry Lemon Cake

The best indulgent fruity blueberry lemon cake you can try. It's my mom's favorite and it's a staple for her birthday. There is a fun story behind this recipe. The first time I baked it I totally messed up with the measurements. My kids were little and I was not ...
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Sunny Carrot Oats Mini Muffins +6M - Breakfast with love!

Sunny Carrot Oats Mini Muffins +6M – Breakfast with love!

I'm always happy when I find a lovely breakfast recipe like the Sunny Carrot Oats Mini Muffins. They are easy to prepare, the right size to be handled by little hands and naturally and delicately sweet. The whole family (adults included) gave thumbs up. My little one loves smooth textures, ...
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Spaghetti Muffins with Sweet Peas and Tomatoes

Spaghetti Muffins with Sweet Peas and Tomatoes

Some recipes are nourishing, other recipes are comforting, the Spaghetti Muffins with Sweet Peas and Tomatoes recipe is fun! The combination of flavors is kid friendly, the nutritional value is high, but what makes this recipe stand out is the fun, finger food style, mono portion look! As soon as ...
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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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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese +10M

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese +10M

Raise your hand if your kids love Mac and Cheese ๐Ÿ™‚ I know, Mac and Cheese is the most popular kids comfort food ever. Soft, cheesy, bite size, creamy, one bright color only: all reassuring and comforting qualities for a kid. So...why not transforming the #1 kids comfort food into ...
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Zucchini Beef Lasagna +12M

Zucchini Beef Lasagna +12M

Lasagna. Such a great recipe for family reunions, get together or to celebrate something. Like many family recipes, lasagna can be prepared in so many different ways. I would say without any problem that every family in Italy has its own lasagna recipe. Today I would like to share with ...
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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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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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Cherry Banana Baby Puffs +6M - Gluten and Dairy Free

Cherry Banana Baby Puffs +6M – Gluten and Dairy Free

Baby Puffs are one of the most viewed recipes here at BuonaPappa and to be sincere I'm not surprised ๐Ÿ™‚ Puffs are a perfect baby snack:
  • light: it doesn't compromise meals.
  • not messy: you don't have to mop the floor if they fall.
  • portable: perfect on-the-go snack idea.
  • entertaining: my kids spent more ...
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Sardines Avocado Almond Baby Balls +6M GF No Bake

Sardines Avocado Almond Baby Balls +6M GF No Bake

If you are looking for an easy baby recipe, loaded with nutrients, brain boosting, iron boosting and that doesn't require any cooking...you might want to try this one. Few super food ingredients combined together for an unusual baby food combo: sardines, avocado, almonds, hemp seeds and oat cereals. The final ...
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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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