Finger food ideas for small children

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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.

Blueberry and Banana Lollies (6 months+ - great for teething)

Great soothers for sore gums when teething. Keep some of these in the freezer for those teething emergencies

Blueberry Pancakes (12 months+)

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Captain Haddocks Individual Fish Pies

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Coconut Chicken (7 months+)

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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.

Fishy Flakes Pasta

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Pasta with a tomato sauce

A simple and quick pasta dish with a tasty tomato sauce.

Pear and Banana Muffins (sugar free - ideal from around 12 months+)

Please note that this recipe produces muffins that are deliciously dense and moist rather than fluffy and light.

Pear baby food recipes - finger foods

Pear-y Special Quesadillas (for babies comfortably biting and chewing)

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.

Tuna and thyme fishcakes

This tasty meal contains iron, and is a good source of B vitamins.

Veggie Pasta

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