Quick healthy meals for kids

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Avocado and banana mash

This is a brilliant vegetarian meal for when you're on the move, as it's quick and easy to make and doesn't need any cooking. It doesn't keep, so what baby doesn't fancy, eat yourself. It'll give her - and you - plenty of vitamin E and potassium.

Avocado and kiwi puree

Slightly more exotic recipe to really tickle the baby taste buds. This puree is a good source of vitamin E and vitamin C.

Avocado, asparagus and ricotta dip

There's nothing better than asparagus when it's in season. This blend of vegetables with the Italian soft cheese, ricotta, is a good source of vitamin E, folate and calcium.

Baby carrot pancakes

This vegetarian meal makes a delicious, nutritious lunch. The little pancakes are great for your baby to pick up and chew on. They contain iron, calcium and betacarotene.

Baby's Scrambled Egg

A quick and simple omlette. A tasty fast meal for when your baby simply cannot wait.

Banana Puree

Yummy banana puree. A easy to eat food and good source of potassium.

Blueberry Pancakes (12 months+)

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Broccoli and cauliflower puree

Delicious Broccoli and cauliflower puree contains iron and is a good source of vitamin C. Quick to make too.

Canteloupe melon puree

A juicy and tasty recipe for beginner weaners. Contains betacarotene and vitamin C

Chicken and melon salad for baby

This recipe is fairly textured - ideal for babies who are happy coping with lumps. It's a tasty way to make a meal out of leftover cooked chicken and would make a yummy sandwich filling for older babies.

Chocolate banana custard

Liven up that old favourite, mashed banana, with this light, chocolately custard. This dish is full of calcium and B vitamins.

Cool melon soup

This unusual recipe tastes so wonderful, it may even become a family favourite.

Cream of banana and strawberry

A simple yet tasty dessert packed with vitamins and flavour.

Creamy apricot dessert

This simple dessert takes seconds to prepare and is a good source of calcium and betacarotene.

Creamy melon baby food mash

Delicious, fruity dessert containing melon and banana. Serve chilled to help sooth teething too.

Creamy Plum Popsicles (7 months+)

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Eggy bread

Eggy bread is a great stand-by meal, and is popular with most babies. It's a good source of iron and B vitamins.

Fruity almond crunch layer

This dessert is suitable for babies from nine months. It's an exciting layered dish, and your baby may enjoy the different textures. It's a good source of vitamin C and betacarotene.

Gingered Peach (6 months+)

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Grape, yoghurt and banana dessert

Your baby will get vitamin C and calcium from this pudding.

Layered Peach Cream (6 months+)

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Mango and melon baby food puree

Note: Some parents prefer to wait until at least 8 months before introducing mango as it may trigger an allergic reaction in some babies.

Mango Cream

A quick and easy mango based dessert. Can be lumpy or smooth depending on your choise

Melon Delight

Easy peasy recipe with melon and avocado. No cooking required.

No-Cook Fruity Treat

Banana and Avocado - no cooking required. Fast to prepare and ready to eat

Papaya puree

A simple to make recipe for a fruity puree treat.

Peach and Nutmeg Surprise (6 months+)

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Petit pois puree

Petis pois have a lovely natural sweetness your baby is sure to enjoy. This simple puree contains iron and is a good source of vitamin C.

Sardine and avocado spread

This richly satisfying snack is a great source of omega 3 fatty acids, calcium and vitamin E.

Soothing Banana Fingers (6 months+)

Another great soother for sore gums when teething. Keep some of these in the freezer for those teething emergencies. Quick to make and great finger food.

Sweet potato mash or puree

Easy to make dish for early weaning tastes