What is the First 1000 Days?
1000 days. Doesn’t sound like an awful lot does it? But the fact is that the first 1000 days of your little one’s life are a uniquely special time that can have a very real influence on how they develop, grow and learn — not just now, but for his or her whole life. Watch … read more >
Teatime Turkey Burgers
Tip: Wear clean rubber gloves or disposable latex gloves when shaping the mixture into burgers if you don’t like touching the meat.
Parsnip & Apple Soup
Step by Step Soup
Beef & Avocado Salad
This recipe was chosen as a winning recipe in our Parent’s Recipe Competition
Author: Bernie Callaghan, Meath
This recipe is rich in iron and folate, and is very tasty!
Baby – Chicken, Sweet Potato & Carrot Purée
This recipe was chosen as a winning recipe in our Parents Recipe Competition
Author: Caitriona Cashell, Kildare
“I chose this recipe as it is very simple, tasty and nutritious. It also has no added salt or sugar. I am entering it as my son cries for more when I take the empty bowl away, so it is a very popular dish in my home.”
This recipe has a lovely combination of naturally sweet carrots and sweet potato which are good sources of vitamin C and beta-carotene. The chicken is a valuable source of protein and iron for your baby also.
Serves 8-10 portions
Toddler – Individual Salmon Fish Pie
This recipe was chosen as a winning recipe in our Parent Recipe Competition
Author: Michelle Kirk, Louth
Serves 7+ Toddlers
This recipe was chosen as a winning recipe in our Parents Recipe Competition.
Author: Michelle Gayer, Cork
I’m pregnant at the minute and have always loved cooking. Now that I’m cooking for an extra special little one I’m taking even more of an interest and trying to eat a well-balanced yet still tasty diet to ensure myself and bump get all the nutrients we need!
Chilli Pumpkin Soup
The pumpkin in this soup provides beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A), which is important for healthy vision and healthy skin. Vitamin A also supports the immune system.
Step by Step Soup
Here’s a step-by-step guide to making soup from scratch. It’s a basic soup recipe and once you get the hang of it, you can start to experiment with different combinations of vegetables and other ingredients such as chickpeas or cannellini beans. The Lentils used in this are a good source of protein and low in fat.
This soup makes 4-5 portions
Cost per portion (based on 4 portions) = €0.45
Courgette & Potato Frittata
This frittata is packed full of nutrients, and toddlers, children and adults will all love it!
Makes 4-5 servings