A delicious healthier alternative to Christmas pudding
Makes 10 servings
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.
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
This frittata is packed full of nutrients, and toddlers, children and adults will all love it!
Makes 4-5 servings
This recipe is super easy to make, and a tasty, healthier treat to keep energy levels up during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Toddlers will love it too as a snack!
The banana bread is suitable for freezing. It will also keep well in an airtight tin for 2-3 days (if it lasts that long!).
A delicious healthier version of Apple & Blackberry Tart.
Makes 6 tarts
These delicious muffins are a source of fibre. The sugar content is all naturally occurring sugar from the fruit and honey!
This recipe is packed with vegetables, providing up to 2 portions of veg per portion. It’s also high in fibre, which is recommended by the FSAI to help prevent and manage constipation during pregnancy. It’s suitable for during pregnancy, breastfeeding and for toddlers.
Make 4-5 portions. Cost per portion (based on 5 portions): €1.00
Suitable for freezing
This dish is great served with new baby boiled potatoes in their skins and broccoli, or for a more casual meal, serve with pasta and some crusty wholemeal baguette.
These Fajitas are great served with guacamole, tomato salsa and natural yogurt placed on the table in little bowls. If you are entertaining, you could serve with some Mexican rice too. If you don’t have all the spices, it’s fine to use a packet of fajita spice mix!
Serves 4 hungry adults