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Pre-school and beyond

By the time they reach their second birthday, children should be eating smaller amounts of similar foods to the rest of the family and plenty of fruit and vegetables.

By this stage their diet should contain more of the polyunsaturated fats found in fish and vegetable oils and avoiding excess use of foods with a high saturated fat content such as butter, cheese, fatty meats and bought cakes and pastries.


Nut bars

Recipe

Makes approx. 20 small bars
Cooking time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 75 g any nuts
  • 250 g oats
  • 125 g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 175 g butter
  • 80 g runny honey
  • 200 g jam

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Chop the nuts using the chopper accessory.
  3. Melt the butter and place it in a bowl together with the oats, flour, bicarbonate of soda, nuts and honey. Mix the ingredients together until well combined.
  4. Spoon about three quarters of the mixture on a greased 30 x 20cm baking tray and press down well with the back of a spoon.
  5. Spread the jam over the top in an even layer then crumble the remaining oat mixture over the jam, give it a final press and bake for 30 mins.
  6. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 1 hour before cutting into bars and serving.

Note

Use the bars as a treat for your baby.


Beef and pumpkin risotto

Recipe

Makes approx. 900g / 8-10 portions
Cooking time: 20-25 mins

Ingredients

  • 30 g butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • ½ garlic clove, crushed
  • 200 g beef mince
  • 250 g risotto rice
  • 1 l hot chicken stock
  • 300 g pumpkin, diced
  • 100 g mushrooms, sliced
  • 40 g parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Chop the onion using the chopper accessory.
  2. Heat butter and oil in a large pot, add onion and garlic and sauté over medium heat until lightly brown.
  3. Add beef mince, and stir-fry over high heat for 5 minutes, until well browned.
  4. Add rice, fry for 1 min. Then add a quarter of the stock and stir continuously for 2 mins, until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Keep adding stock, a little at a time, stirring in the pumpkin, and mushrooms after half the stock has been added. Keep adding and stirring until all liquid has been added and rice is soft.
  6. Chop the parmesan cheese with the chopper accessory and put it in the pot while stirring.
  7. Remove from heat and serve immediately. For older family members, Risotto can be seasoned with salt & pepper.

Note

For younger babies, you can purée this dish using your MultiQuick 5 Baby hand blender.


Lasagne

Recipe

Makes approx. 1300g / 10-12 portions
Cooking time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 250 g lasagne sheets
  • 300 g beef mince
  • 400 g tomatoes, canned or fresh and diced
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 courgettes
  • 3-4 cauliflower florets
  • 3-4 broccoli florets
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 60 g plain flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 150 g grated cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Brown mince with the oil in a pot over a low heat then add chopped tomatoes. Finely slice all vegetables, add them to beef and tomatoes, cover and simmer.
  3. To make the cheese sauce, melt butter in a pan, add flour and cook while stirring for about 1 min.
  4. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly over a low heat until sauce thickens. Then add cheese and stir until melted.
  5. When the beef, tomato and vegetable mix has thickened, pulse quickly using your MultiQuick 5Baby hand blender.
  6. Layer lasagne sheets, mince sauce and cheese sauce in an oven dish until all ingredients are used up, with cheese sauce as the top layer.
  7. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake in the oven for 20-30 mins.