We understand that feeding a whole family and keeping everyone happy is no easy task, which is why we’ve taken the effort out and only sourced easy to cook family recipes for you. It will take at least some of the stress out of it!

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    Bolognaise Sauce

    A mouthwatering sauce to add to any sort of pasta for the kids! Great for the adults too, freeze for later or serve while it is nice and warm!

    Age: Duration: medium

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    Carrot Pumpkin Risotto

    Carrot, pumpkin risotto is a fantastic recipe that can be adapted to any veggies that is in the fridge. This makes a great meal for the whole family and any vegies can be used. Also it freezes very well.

    Age: Duration: long

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    Cheats Chicken Fast Fish

    Great easy meal prepare earlier on and freeze or leave in pot for dinner later on! Add any variation of veggies in season for a great mix.

    Age: Duration: long

    parenting, healthy lifestyle tips, weight loss, quick healthy food

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    Chicken and Veg Mix

    Nice chicken and veggie mix that is great for the kids and adults too! You can blend and add herbs and spices to meet the tastes of every age group.

    Age: Duration: medium

    parenting, healthy lifestyle tips

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    Pumpkin Lasagne

    This pumpkin lasagne is a delicious savoy dish with the sweetness of the pumpkin the kids will be asking for seconds!

    Age: child Duration: long

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    Salmon Avocado Pasta

    Add some simple super-foods, like salmon and avocado to pasta, and you’ve got a healthy taste sensation that is packed with Omega-3 essential fatty acids (the good fats!).

    Age: Duration: short

    parenting, essential fatty acids, conception

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    Sheppard's Pie

    Sheppard’s pie recipe can be a favourite for the whole family with the beef for iron intake and the fluffy mash on top, add a salad fro a great family meal too!

    Age: Duration: long

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    Spaghetti Bolognaise

    A great way of getting a variety of vegetables into the day! Add any type of pasta for a great meal for the kids and family.

    Age: Duration: medium

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    Vegetable and Bacon Pasta

    A delicious way to get the veggies into the kids, and have a colourful dish! this is a quick , easy, nutritious and yummy meal for the whole family as well.

    Age: Duration: long

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    Vegetable Frittata

    This is a great meal for lunch or dinner. Toddlers will love the colours and different textures in the meal, add salad and the whole family can enjoy it as a meal.

    Age: Duration: medium

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    Zucchini and Feta Spiral

    Good hearty, healthy recipe the whole family will love. Lots of healthy veggies for the kids too! Let them help chop and mix things for a great kitchen activity.

    Age: Duration: long

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    Banana Cake

    This banana cake recipe is lovely and moist, but most importantly contains no egg, milk or peanut so is great for kids with allergies.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas

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    Chocolate Christmas Trees

    Easy to make, relatively cheap and makes a great present to your older kids teachers or our neighbours! Get the kids involved for a fun festive activity.

    Age: child Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Christmas Pudding

    Traditionally Christmas pudding used suet – mutton or beef fat. You do get vegetarian suet in the markets abroad but you can also use butter or the homemade alternative, which is palm oil, mixed with a little rice flour.

    Age: toddler Duration: long

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Gingerbread House

    This would make a great Christmas gift for the grandparents, friends or cousins. Such a fun way to add even more magic to Christmas. A great way to involve the kids in a fun holiday cooking activity!

    Age: Duration: long

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Hot Cross Buns

    Hot Cross Buns at Easter is a wonderful childhood memory, have fun making them with the little ones! Try adding choc-chips for something special.

    Age: Duration: long

    easter, parenting

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    Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

    Looks like ice cream, tastes like cake! The kids will be thrilled with this beautiful, fun treat that is super fun to cook with them too.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas

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    Party Cupcakes

    This is a great hit at preschool as there is no mess of cutting and serving the cake as everyone just gets an individual cup cake. Enjoy making them, your little one can even help with this one!

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas

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    Rockyroad Christmas Trees

    Makes great Christmas gift for family or friends or enjoy as a table decoration! Let the kids help out mixing and cooking this yummy treat!

    Age: child Duration: long

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Shortbread Stars with Lemon Glaze

    Allow plenty of time to make these with your toddlers. They have so much fun squishing the dough and cutting out the shapes. Bundle a few together and you have the perfect gift for playgroup leaders and kindy teachers.

    Age: child Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Meatballs with Spaghetti

    This hearty family favourite will easily please all members of the family. Encourage your kids to get involved making the meatballs!

    Age: child Duration: long

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    Roasted Pumpkin Ravioli

    Definitely a tasty dinner for the whole family, making the kids want to eat all the veggies!

    Age: child Duration: medium

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    Pumpkin and Lamb casserole

    Vegetables can and do taste great, and kids love them too – if you prepare them the right way. This pumpkin and lamb casserole is the perfect combination.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

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    Cheesy meatballs on top of spaghetti

    “On top of spaghetti, all covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, when somebody sneezed!”

    Make this children’s classic song come to life in your kitchen, and make sure you hold on to your meatball, whenever you sneeze!

    “And then my poor meatball, rolled out of the door…”

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    parenting

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    Stuffed chicken with bacon

    Chicken breast stuffed with either pesto (or grated cheese) wrapped in bacon. This is a great meal to have in either winter or summer so dress it up with a green salad and wedges or roasties and green beans, cabbage and brocolli.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

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    Saveloy and Curry Pumpkin Pie

    A saveloy, also known as a frankfurt, is a type of highly seasoned pork sausage. It adds a bit of something special to this great pumpkin pie recipe.

    Age: parent Duration: long

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    Florentines

    Florentines are easy to whip up. They can be made several days before an occasion and stored in an airtight container. It’s a great festive treat and this recipe combines the delicate and varied flavours of glace cherries and slivered almonds to wonderful effect.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Snowballs

    These little melt in the mouth heavenly treats won’t last long at home! They’re perfect with a coffee, or even as an after dinner treat.

    Age: child Duration: short

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Cinnamon Crowns

    These little biscuits contain a delicious combination of cinnamon and almonds. They don’t take long to make but you need to leave a bit of time between the preparation and cooking stages. It’s worth it though. They’re impossibly more-ish!

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    White Christmas

    Decadent, delicious and delightful. These are the perfect way to describe the recipes we have for you when it comes to doing some baking with the kids. We’ve found some classic recipes that are “kid friendly” and we’ve highlighted the bits where they can “help” you out!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Mini Christmas puddings

    We’ve hand picked recipes that don’t require any oven time to make it that bit safer for little hands. While it might get a bit messy at times it’s part of the joy of preparation at Christmas time.

    Age: child Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Creamy coconut Ice

    We’ve found some classic recipes that are “kid friendly” and we’ve highlighted the bits where they can “help” you out! This is great time to let them help measure out and stir and mix and generally have fun with you as well.

    Age: child Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Corn, tomato and avocado salad

    In Australia, our warm climate means that many of us enjoy a Christmas lunch rather than a heavy evening meal. This light and healthy salad is the perfect accompaniment to your main meal, or as a side salad with left over roast turkey or ham on Boxing Day.

    Age: parent Duration: short

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    Merry Berry and cherry punch (non alcoholic)

    This delicious non alcoholic berry and cherry punch will keep your whole family cool this summer, and it’s festive colours makes it a perfect centerpiece for your Christmas spread.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    parenting, baking with kids

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    Mushroom Marinara

    A simple but tasty introduction to Italian cooking for kids.

    Age: child Duration: long

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    Breakfast Love Smoothie

    At Huggies, we’ve prepared some super easy recipes you can make with your little ones to enjoy as delicious treats as a family throughout the whole day. Our delicious Breakfast Love Smoothie is full of yummy healthy ingredients your family will love.

    Age: parent Duration: short

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    Tim Tam Truffles

    This recipe from Huggies member K. McCrae, Milson, Palmerston North makes 20-30 truffles depending on your preferred size.

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas

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    Cinnamon Rolls

    These are the perfect thing to bake for Easter Sunday morning

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    easter, parenting

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    Huggies perfect cupcakes recipe

    Tried and tested by the Huggies team, this simple cupcake recipe is guaranteed to make perfect cupcakes everytime.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas

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    Vanilla butter icing

    A simple but delicious treat, the icing on a cupcake is often our little ones favourite part! Easter is a good excuse to indulge in this type of sweet treat. Pair this icing with the Huggies perfect cupcake recipe to make a quick and delicious treat for your next special occasion.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas