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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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Banana French Toast. Easy and Nutritious Breakfast. +6M

Banana French Toast. Easy and Nutritious Breakfast. +6M

French Toast. Such an easy breakfast to prepare for your little one and for the whole family. It's a quick and nutritious cousin of the pancakes, but it takes way less time to prepare. Today I would like to share with you a baby version, enriched with banana some spices ...
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Egg Free Zucchini Turkey Meatballs +9M

Egg Free Zucchini Turkey Meatballs +9M

Definitely one of our favorite meatballs recipe. Loaded with nutrients and flavor. It's perfect for picky eaters: the zucchini are very well combined with all the other ingredients. They give that extra moist that balances the turkey meat. The fresh tomato sauce receives all the juices from the meatballs and ...
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Ricotta Strawberry Cake +12M

Ricotta Strawberry Cake +12M

This is a perfect cake for a beginner: easy to prepare, moist and tasty. Strawberries and oranges give a lovely fruity flavor while the ricotta keeps the cake moist. The cake is not over sweet: I added a minimus amount of sugar (you can substitute cane sugar with maple syrup) ...
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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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Zucchini Pistachio Pasta +9M

Zucchini Pistachio Pasta +9M

Zucchini are a summer favorite: lightly sweet background flavor, soft pulp and skin, easy to digest, so versatile. A perfect baby food ingredient! Today I'm using the zucchini for a tasty pasta dressing. I will enhance the zucchini flavor roasting them and than I will create a pesto adding pistachios ...
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Turkey Veggie Bolognese Sauce +12M

Turkey Veggie Bolognese Sauce +12M

The classic Italian Bolognese sauce is made with ground beef + pancetta + tomato. Insanely good and super kid friendly. The recipe that I want to share with you is a version loaded with seasonal vegetables that keeps the yummy taste and gives an extra boost of nutrients. If you ...
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Fava Beans & Cashew Cream Pasta +12M

Fava Beans & Cashew Cream Pasta +12M

I'm always looking for pasta sauces loaded with nutrients like this fava beans and cashew one as my kids will say "yes" to pasta anytime, anyway 😉 Fava beans (aka broad beans) are finally back in season: their bright green and tender texture definitely recalls Spring! Those large flat beans ...
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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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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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Rice Banana Avocado Baby Energy Bites +6M

Rice Banana Avocado Baby Energy Bites +6M

I love energy bites: small treat that you can indulge yourself with during the day as a light snack to recharge the energies. I like to prepare small energy balls for the kids to take to school and enjoy when they do sports. With that in mind I asked myself: ...
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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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