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 >

Banana Bread

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!).

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

“When you’ve carved your pumpkin, use the flesh in these tasty muffins. So easy, the kids can help you make them!” Kellie, Nutritionist

The pumpkin in these muffins provides beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A), which is important for healthy vision and healthy skin. Vitamin A also supports the immune system.

Toddler – Roasted piedmont peppers with feta cheese

Although the stalks of the peppers are not edible they do look attractive and help the peppers keep their shape. They make a fantastic starter or lovely side dish for a barbecue.

Serves 8

To Serve: Transfer the peppers to a serving plate and spoon over all the cooking juices. Scatter over the feta cheese and garnish with the basil leaves and serve warm or at room temperature. Cut the peppers into little pieces that your toddler can pick up with his hands.