Family Food

Take a look at our family food inspiration with our delicious child friendly ideas.

It’s easy to run out of ideas – I do too!  I hope these family food recipes will inspire you. Search for new takes on old favourites to please fussy eaters and fresh ideas using ingredients you love.

There is nothing fancy about eating well. So much boils down (excuse the pun!) to good quality ingredients, cooking it well and making it look fresh and appetising on the plate.

Sauté potatoes in a white bowl

Sauté Potatoes – With Rosemary and Garlic

March 13, 2015

These little sauté potatoes are great for the whole family and go perfectly with a roast. They are easy for little fingers to eat and the extra...

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Chicken and Fennel Burgers

Chicken Burgers with Pumpkin & Fennel From Food Fix Up

March 9, 2015

I am so happy to share this wonderful Chicken Burger recipe with you from Stefanie Neal of Food Fix Up. “I absolutely love these chicken burgers and so...

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Trout

Trout and Veggies – In One Easy Parcel!

March 6, 2015

When did you last cook a whole Trout? It’s so easy to pick up fish that looks ‘less fish like‘ and therefore perceived to be easier to...

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Leek Soup

Leek and Potato soup – A classic

February 23, 2015

We have soup most days Poppy and I before our kind run. I pull it out of the freezer, poor a little boiling water over it  –...

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Pancakes

Chicken Pancakes – Ideal for Lunch

February 16, 2015

So you are used to pancakes for breakfast – or perhaps for pudding. Why not have them in place of a sandwich for lunch? There was almost...

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Red Pesto

Red Pesto – Great For Dipping!

February 10, 2015

Perhaps you might have a family night in? If you do, why not make a simple red pesto dip for your nibbles – to accompany Mum and Dad’s...

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Crumbing Alternatives

Crumbing Alternatives

February 1, 2015

We tend to think of ‘Crumbing’ using breadcrumbs – but really there are plenty of other crumbing alternatives. Some breads aren’t an option due to intolerances and diet...

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Home Made Bread Crumbs

Home Made breadcrumbs

January 29, 2015

There should be no need to throw anything away in the kitchen. Breadcrumbs is a classic example of how it is possible to turn something old into...

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Fish Fingers

Home Made Fish Fingers

January 26, 2015

Finger food is always a winner with kids – whether they eat it is another matter! If the flaky texture of portioned crumbed fish isn’t what your...

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Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet Chilli Sauce

January 21, 2015

Kids love dips – they are a great way to engage kids with food. Have you ever read the ingredient list on the back of store bought...

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Chicken Rice Paper Rolls

Chicken Rice Paper Rolls

January 19, 2015

Do you have spare chicken left over from you Sunday roast? These easy rice paper rolls will turn your left overs into the perfect lunch box meal....

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Cauliflower Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza – Grain Free Goodness

January 16, 2015

This cauliflower pizza recipe might sound a little unusual but it is a brilliant gluten free meal, perfect for the whole family and absolutely delicious. You have...

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Sweet Potato Sticks

Sweet Potato Sticks

January 12, 2015

Sweet potato sticks are a brilliant family food. Perfect for younger kids learning to enjoy food and equally delicious for adults. Eating the same food gives little...

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Apple Crumble

Warming Winter Crumble

January 12, 2015

These cold, wet days definitely require warming, nourishing foods. Bella, Poppy and I came up with this healthier twist on the traditional crumble recipe last weekend. Substitute...

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Orange Segments

Orange – Beautiful Segments

January 9, 2015

If it often said that we eat with our eyes. Fresh, fun and colourful food looks so much more appealing. Whilst I constantly battle with my kids...

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