Halibut is a white fish that is very mildly-flavoured, making it a good choice as a first fish for baby to try. Chop broccoli and fish into smaller or large pieces, depending on how much texture your baby can handle.
White Rice, Halibut and Broccoli Dinner
Chicken, Potato and Sweet Pea Mash
Try this once your baby is ready to go beyond puréed baby food. Protein, starch and vegetable make it a balanced meal.
Open-Faced Cheesy, Peasy Omelette
Most babies get puréed peas as one of their first vegetables. When baby reaches 12 months and is ready for more texture, this cheesy open-faced omelette offers the familiar taste of peas in a new format. Use goat mozzarella if your baby is casein-intolerant.
Turkey, Apple and Cream Cheese Roll-Up
Instead of fighting to get your toddler to use a spoon or fork, why not just serve finger food? This quick roll-up is also easily made – a boon to busy parents.
Carrot and Pea Soup
This toddler-friendly recipe makes enough for parents to enjoy too. Jazz up the adults’ bowls with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, freshly ground black pepper and shredded Cheddar cheese.
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
When your toddler is hungry, you need to get food on the table fast! This lunch dish comes together in minutes.
Pasta and sauce is a childhood staple; for baby’s first taste, try this version the whole family can enjoy. Use a slotted spoon to pull out al dente pasta for the adults to eat, and cook the rest of the pasta until it is soft for baby.
Smashed Potato Salad
This easy potato salad makes a great lunch or dinner for busy toddlers. If your kids prefer a creamier potato salad, stir in milk 1 tablespoon at a time to desired consistency. For adults, top with chopped green onions and freshly ground black pepper
Egg N Cheese Pasta
Many toddlers have an aversion to strong flavours; this pasta dish is mild but tasty enough for the whole family to enjoy. Older children may appreciate a garnish of chopped green onions and crumbled cooked bacon.
Apple and Pear Compote
This versatile compote can be served to baby for breakfast, lunch or dinner, depending on the accompaniments. For a change of pace from cinnamon, try a pinch of ground cardamom or nutmeg.