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.

Tofu Skewers

Tofu Skewers – Quick and Easy

January 5, 2015

I hope you are bouncing into 2015 – I particularly love January as it is a chance to assess and make positive improvements to our life. Health...

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Seeds in a Jar

Seed Jars – A Gift For A Healthy Start To 2015

December 19, 2014

It’s very satisfying giving a homemade gift that not only will the recipient really like, but that’s healthy too! This simple idea of a seed jar: layering...

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Infused Oils

Infused Oils – The Perfect Gift For A Foodie

December 18, 2014

Infused oils are great for adding a subtle extra flavour. You wouldn’t believe how easy they are to make. These simple infused oils make the perfect homemade gift for...

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Bouquet Garni

Bouquet Garni – A simple Thoughtful Gift

December 13, 2014

These little bouquet garni bags – which are just a posh name for an infuser, are fun for kids of all ages to make. If you have...

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Mighty meat balls on a plate

Mighty Mini Meat Balls

November 26, 2014

These little mighty meat balls are so much better than anything store bought. Buy the best quality meat you can afford and make a batch of these...

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Beetroot Carrot and Apple Slaw in a bowl

Beetroot, Apple and Carrot Slaw

November 7, 2014

This slaw is so simple to knock up and is absolutely heavenly. My gorgeous friend Mel told me about this recipe – Mel is a Paleo follower...

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Chicken and Avocado Burgers on the barbecue

Chicken and Avocado Burgers

November 4, 2014

My gorgeous friend Mariana told me about this chicken and avocado burger recipe from the laughingspatula.com and what a success it had been with her kids. Really quick to...

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Caramelised Pumpkin Soup

Caramelised Pumpkin Soup

October 31, 2014

I know it’s a bit corny but there is something so special about the change in seasons, I love the new vegetables and fruits, they just taste...

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Rhubarb and Strawberry compote

Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote

October 27, 2014

One of my strategies when I shop is to try and buy a few different ingredients each week – for a few reasons; the girls are trying...

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Courgette Polpettes

Courgette Polpettes

October 7, 2014

These courgette polpettes are inspired from The River Cottage Baby and Toddler Cookbook (which is brilliant!). Packed full of flavour, they are perfect for the whole family. They...

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Stewed Apple in a green bowl with apples next to it

Stewed Apple

September 26, 2014

Stewed apple is nostalgic; it is all about wobbling around on rickety ladders picking those slightly out-of-reach apples, rosy red cheeks and a simmering pot on the...

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Child eating courgette pasta

Courgette Pasta

September 22, 2014

I would say there is a pretty high chance your kids like pasta – am I right? Courgettes are in season right now in the UK, so...

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Cauliflower Cheese

The Ultimate Cauliflower Cheese

July 21, 2014

Cauliflower cheese is such a wonderful comfort food. Ideal for chilly winters in Sydney or simply nourishing food at any time of the year. Cauliflowers are high in...

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A bowl of cous cous

Whole Wheat Couscous – This Little Gem!

June 28, 2014

Can you remember the last time your kids had couscous? It is actually a very underrated and useful ingredient to have in your store cupboard… I particularly...

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Home made baked beans in a a bowl

Home Made Baked Beans

June 10, 2014

You may not realise that a typical can of baked beans contains as much sugar as a glass of coke! (According to the weaning class I went...

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