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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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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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Butternut Squash, Turmeric & Rosemary Focaccia Bread +9M Sooo good!

Butternut Squash, Turmeric & Rosemary Focaccia Bread +9M Sooo good!

Focaccia = Heaven's food. There is no other way to describe this Italian soft flatbread: airy, fluffy, that smells and tastes like olive oil. It's addictive, be careful! We loooove focaccia here. No doubt. Every time I bake a tray it's literally inhaled by the kids and my hubby (and ...
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Pizza Tree on a Stick - Christmas toddler fun food

Pizza Tree on a Stick – Christmas toddler fun food

Pizza is one of the most loved kids food, all together with everything that can be enjoyed on a stick. So...why not combining the two together? This is a super easy and quick fun recipe to prepare for the holidays...and also later as we can enjoy trees all year around ...
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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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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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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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