Chef Allie

Allie

Short Bio

The recipes I post are all easy and quick to make giving you time to wipe a nose, give a cuddle or feed a hungry child.

All Recipes and Posts by Allie


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Fruit ‘N’ Yoghurt Fondue

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Fruit ‘n’ yoghurt fondue Many children love fresh fruit but some don’t and prefer drinking fruit juice instead. You can ...

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The Tasting Plate: Parent-Led Vs Baby-Led Weaning

By: | 1 Comment | On: April 1, 2014 | Category : Fussy Eaters, Nutrition, Solids

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You will find the full tasting plate article and recipes in our Launch Magazine. Yep you can buy online NOW until stocks last. Read first: introducing the tasting plate. Read second: why we love the tasting plate  Finger foods can be incorporated into your baby’s food routine as early as you wish –...
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Banana Toast for Babies

Average Rating: (3.2 / 5)

Banana toast for babies  Banana toast is a wonderful soft finger food for babies and toddlers and helps to keep ...

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Blueberry Yoghurt

Average Rating: (3 / 5)

Blueberry yoghurt is blue food the natural way. I like to use blueberries in yoghurt because they are so delicious ...

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The Tasting Plate: Why We Love The Tasting Plate

By: | 1 Comment | On: March 24, 2014 | Category : Fussy Eaters

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You will find the full tasting plate article and recipes in our Launch Magazine. Yep you can buy online NOW until stocks last. Read first: introducing the tasting plate Read next: Parent-led weaning Vs baby-led weaning Why We Love The Tasting Plate Builds Trust: The tasting plate is one way of serving a balanced...
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The Tasting Plate: Introducing The One Handed Cooks Tasting Plate

By: | 6 Comments | On: March 11, 2014 | Category : Fussy Eaters

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For more inspiration check out our Foodie eBooks or bestselling books ‘Raising a healthy, happy eater‘ and ‘Boosting your basics‘ which both have dedicated Tasting Plate chapters for fussy toddlers.  Read next: Why we love the tasting plate  Read next: Parent-led weaning Vs baby-led weaning When it comes to feeding your child, one of...
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Guest Post: Don’t Be Rude to Food

By: | 5 Comments | On: March 10, 2014 | Category : Fussy Eaters, Nutrition, Tips & Tricks

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Written by: Kate Wengier In our house we have a rule – be nice to food. Be polite to sweet potato, courteous to carrots and there’s no need to badmouth broccoli. This rule comes in handy when starting the experimental food phase with a toddler. Kids at this age tend to...
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Papaya Mango Pear Puree

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

One of the loveliest first foods for baby.

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One Handed Cooks: Magazine Errors

By: | 1 Comment | On: February 25, 2014 | Category : Uncategorized

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Issue #1:  Cheesy Crackers p.104  Missing ingredient: 2 tbsp water Issue #2: Basil Pesto Dip p.87 Missing ingredient: 1 bunch fresh basil, washed, leaves removed Red lentil, carrot, ginger and mint soup p.64 Missing ingredient: 4 small carrots (or 3 large), grated Missing method: In step 2. add the carrots...
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Inspiration: 30 Things You Can Make In A Muffin Tin

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 24, 2014 | Category : Fussy Eaters, Kids Cooking, Tips & Tricks

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Did you know you can make a whole lot more than a muffin in a muffin tin? Do you ever get stuck for ideas when you want to feed your kids nice and simple homemade finger foods? We’ve noticed that some older babies and toddlers go through a phase when...
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Tropical Fruit Baby Puree

Average Rating: (0 / 5)

One of the first mixed puree’s I gave to Harry. He was delighted and gobbled it up really quickly. I kept ...

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Inspiration: 30+ Fussy Eater Tips and Tricks

By: | 1 Comment | On: February 11, 2014 | Category : Fussy Eaters, Tips & Tricks, Tips from Mums, Uncategorized

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Do you ever get stuck for ideas when you want to feed your fussy eaters healthy and nutritious food? There’s nothing more frustrating than spending quality time and effort preparing a meal for your child only to have it thrown back at you. When we get stuck for inspiration there’s no...
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Lamb Veggie & Quinoa Mash

Average Rating: (3 / 5)

This lamb, veggie and quinoa mash was my sons absolute favourite. I would often mix up the vegetables used depending ...

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One Handed Cooks Magazine: Free Meal Planning Templates

By: | 5 Comments | On: February 9, 2014 | Category : Food Preparation, Food Storage, Fussy Eaters, Nutrition

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If you have bought a copy of our new Back To School/Autumn magazine  you would have read all about the benefits of meal planning and some great meal planning tips. One of the great things about meal planning is staying organised and limiting your food wastage, which saves so much time...
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Inspiration: 40 Snack Ideas for a Healthy Lunchbox

By: | 3 Comments | On: January 16, 2014 | Category : Food Storage, Fussy Eaters, Nutrition, Tips & Tricks

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Do you ever get stuck for ideas when you need healthy snacks to fill your child’s daycare, preschool or school lunchbox? So many pre-packaged snacks are loaded with additives, preservatives, salt and sugar so it can be hard to find a healthy alternative that travels well and still tastes delicious....
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