Well before the time children have their first birthday, they need to be eating a similar diet to the rest of the family. Introducing them to a “family diet” and not keeping their food completely separate to what the adults are eating helps to reduce the likelihood of toddlers becoming fussy eaters.

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    Beef & vegetable skewers

    A quick and healthy dinner you can adapt for any aged child.

    Age: Duration: short

    iron, toddler, protein

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    Beef and sweet potato burgers

    Give regular burgers a healthy veggie boost with this quick and easy recipe. You can blend half a patty with water and avocado for babies, or make fun mini patties for toddlers.

    Age: Duration: short

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    Teriyaki Beef Kebabs & Spinach Rice

    Little ones will love these kebabs so much, they won’t even realise they’re munching on healthy veggies.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    nutrition, parenting, iron, toddler, protein

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    Magic Mincey Sticks

    Your child will have a great time munching away on these cute and fun mince kebabs. Serve with a side salad of lettuce, tomato and cucumber for a light and healthy dinner option.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    nutrition, parenting, iron, toddler, protein

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    Yummy lamb ‘grazing platter’ for kids

    This healthy grazing plate for kids includes delicious lamb meatballs, cutlets, hummus, veggie sticks, tomatoes, lettuce, rice crackers and lemon. Perfect for toddlers who love a bit of everything!

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    nutrition, parenting, iron, toddler, protein

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    Sticky glaze sausages

    Kids love little sausages. Make longer beef sausages more manageable by twisting and turning the sausage in the middle to make two smaller ones. Snip in the middle with scissors, then grill, barbeque or pan-fry!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    nutrition, family, parenting, iron, toddler, protein

  • Berry-yoghurt-pops

    Berry yoghurt pops

    A healthy dessert option for kids with a sweet tooth!

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    parenting, toddler

  • Baby-muesli-bars

    Baby/Toddler muesli bars

    These muesli bars contain loads of fruit and are a yummy healthy snack for bubs and kids alike (or mum!)

    Age: Duration: medium

    snack, parenting, healthy eating, toddler, lunch box

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    Lamb and apricot tagine

    ‘Tagine’ is just a fancy name for a Moroccan-inspired casserole. They usually contain fruit such as dried apricots or prunes, so their natural sweetness often appeals to children.

    Age: Duration: medium

    parenting, iron, protein

  • Veggie-pasta-bake

    Veggie pasta bake

    This hearty pasta bake is perfect for a healthy winter dinner. Submitted by Sarah V, Huggies member.

    Age: Duration: medium

    family, baking with kids

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    Nana Jan's Devil's Food Cake

    A very rich chocolate cake that has often been described as the best chocolate cake ever!

    Age: Duration: medium

    baking with kids, kids party food, chocolate

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    Homemade chocolates

    These chocolates are awesome and the children can help you make them. You can make your favourite and you can be very creative. They also work great as presents. Just put the chocolates in little bags or boxes wrapped in ribbon or a bow.

    Age: Duration: short

    kids party food, chocolate

  • Apricot-almond-white-choc-muffins

    Apricot, almond and white chocolate mini muffins

    These delicious muffins are gluten free and perfect for morning tea or party food!

    Age: Duration: medium

    baking with kids, kids party food, chocolate

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    Chocolate cupcakes

    These choc cupcakes are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser – suitable for any age!

    Age: Duration: medium

    snack, baking with kids, kids party food, chocolate

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    Stuffed Chicken Breast With Curry Mayonnaise Dip

    This great recipe was sent to us by Huggies mum Carine. Check out her presentation to get the kids eating healthy and delicious new foods!

    Age: parent Duration: medium

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    Mini marshmallow ice cream cones

    A visually appealing party food which also tastes yummy!

    Age: child Duration: short

    snack, kids party food, chocolate

  • Rice-casserole

    Rice Casserole

    Thanks to Huggies member Anna for this super easy dinner idea. It’s a great way to use up leftover sausages after a weekend BBQ!

    Age: Duration: medium

    family, parenting, protein

  • Crunchy-cookies

    Crunchy cookies

    Big thanks to Huggies member Alana for this delicious cookie recipe. Little ones can help you cut out shapes with cookie cutters.

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    snack, baking with kids, kids party food, chocolate

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    Animal tarts

    These cute animal tarts are fun to make together. Get your little one to help with cutting out the animal shapes and sprinkling on the cheese.

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    snack, baking with kids, kids party food

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    Jelly slice

    Get the kids to help make this delicious jelly slice. They can have loads of fun crushing biscuits, mixing the filling, and pouring in the jelly. Thanks to Huggies mum Sarah for this brilliant recipe!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    family, bbq, dessert

  • Marvelous_microwave_fudge

    Marvelous Microwave Fudge

    Make your very own fudge at home – just use the good old microwave! Perfect as a sweet treat for the kids, or as a little gift for teachers, neighbours, or relatives. Special thanks to Huggies mum Lynley for this recipe.

    Age: child Duration: short

    snack, kids party food, dessert, sweet treats

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    Scrumptious cinnamon apple scrolls

    Special thanks to Huggies mum Sophie for this delicious recipe. The perfect kids birthday party snack, or just a cheeky afternoon tea treat.

    Age: Duration: short

    snack, kids party food, dessert, sweet treats

  • Cheesy-biscuits

    Cheesy biscuits

    These biscuits are super simple and your little one can help you roll the dough and cut out biscuit shapes. Special thanks to Huggies mum Dawn for this fab recipe!

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    snack, picky eaters, toddler, lunch box, kids party food

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    Mrs Ratty's Choc Button Slice

    This is a great last minute recipe as it can either be served cold, or still warm and oozy from the oven. It was shared with us by Huggies mum Erin, who received the recipe from a family friend affectionately known as “Mrs Ratty.”

    Age: Duration: medium

    baking with kids, kids party food, chocolate, dessert, sweet treats

  • Peppermint-slice

    Homemade Peppermint Slice

    This peppermint slice is perfect for kids party food, gifts for teachers or neighbours, or a cheeky little treat at home. Special thanks to Huggies mum Abbie for this recipe.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    snack, toddler, baking with kids, kids party food, chocolate, dessert, sweet treats

  • Tunaquiche

    Cheesy Tuna Quiche

    Try this hearty quiche to warm up the family on cold winter nights. Special thanks to Huggies mum Courtney for the recipe.

    Age: Duration: short

    family, healthy eating, protein, winter

  • Pesto-chicken-pasta

    Pesto chicken pasta

    Special thanks to Huggies mum Kylie for this fantastic pesto chicken pasta recipe!

    Age: Duration: medium

    family, healthy eating, protein, winter

  • Pumpkin-gnocchi

    Homemade pumpkin gnocchi with tomato, sausage and spinach sauce

    This is a delicious hearty winter warmer for those chilly nights. Special thanks to Huggies mum Claire for this fantastic gnocchi recipe.

    Age: Duration: medium

    family, healthy eating, protein, winter

  • Apple-pie

    Apple pie

    Treat the family to a delicious slice of good old fashioned apple pie. Special thanks to Huggies mum Rose for this recipe.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    baking with kids, dessert, sweet treats

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    Ice cream slice

    This delicious ice cream slice is the perfect summer party food treat. Super quick and easy to make, and the kids will just love it!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    kids party food, dessert, sweet treats

  • Wholemeal_cookies

    Wholemeal cookies

    This super easy cookie recipe is great for young children. If your child likes to bake, they can help out as this recipe is super simple!

    Age: child Duration: short

    baking with kids, kids party food, dessert, sweet treats

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    White chocolate cranberry cupcakes

    Nothing says “party time” quite like cupcakes. Give the kids a special treat, or spice up the birthday party menu, with these delicious white chocolate cranberry cupcakes. Special thanks to Huggies mum Anna for this recipe.

    Age: child Duration: medium

    baking with kids, kids party food, dessert, sweet treats

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    BBQ Banana Split

    Bananas in their skins BBQ just like sausages! This fabulous dessert is perfect for your next BBQ, dinner party or kids’ birthday. Special thanks to Huggies mum Melanie for the recipe!

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    kids party food, dessert, sweet treats

  • Chocolate-cake

    Easy as dairy and egg free chocolate cake

    This choccy cake is perfect if you have little ones with food allergies. It’s both dairy and egg free, making it a great safe option for kid’s birthday parties. Special thanks to Huggies mum Abi for the recipe.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    baking with kids, kids party food, dessert, sweet treats