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Itscurtainsforyou Sat 28-Jan-17 16:35:38

I am completely uninspired. I have a 6 year old and a 1 year old that can only have finger food ( so nothing sloppy or in a sauce).
Do f really want to give them fish fingers and potato waffles again - any ideas/inspiration?

Wolfiefan Sat 28-Jan-17 16:41:23

Quesadillas
Wraps (they make their own. Chicken, carrot, cucumber, salad, sweetcorn)
Rissoles? Little risotto balls.
Pulled pork?

isthistoonosy Sat 28-Jan-17 16:43:48

Omelette with sweet corn and pasta

LTBforGin Sat 28-Jan-17 16:49:50

Fridge plate...

Cheese and crackers
Chopped pepper/tomato/cucumber/carrot
Yogurt
Boiled egg
Handful of cooked pasta with a little butter on
Yogurt
Biscuit

Chicken goujons/nuggets
Sweet corn
Wedges
Cheese on toast

Bolognese all chopped up for one year old?

Stuffedshirt Sat 28-Jan-17 16:58:56

Mine loved a Sunday dinner, any meat, Yorkshire puds, roasties and veg.

Fish cakes with sweet potato wedges, peas and sweetcorn.

Cheese on toast, with a selection of salad sticks.

Meatballs, with veg and pasta bows.

pinkblink Sat 28-Jan-17 17:03:43

Kebabs, homemade ones, with pittas and salad

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 28-Jan-17 17:52:35

Omelette? Toad in the hole can be a good finger food too smile

GongXi Sat 28-Jan-17 18:22:51

Chinese New Year dumplings! www.misspandachinese.com/fun-in-the-kitchen-lets-make-chinese-dumplings/ or buy them at your local Chinese supermarket smile

Stuffedshirt Sat 28-Jan-17 18:44:45

My little ones adores Yorkshire Pudding. He calls it Ockshire Pudding. We have it at least three times a week.

AtleastitsnotMonday Sat 28-Jan-17 19:37:58

Falafels and houmous with pitta salad etc
Spanish omelette
Chicken skewers
Prawn skewers
Nachos you can make your own tortilla chips if worried about salt
Bagels with smoked salmon and cream cheeese
Home made pasties or sausage rolls
Pizza

MilkRunningOutAgain Tue 31-Jan-17 09:04:08

Stir fries are good too, can chop everything up to the size your lot likes. And my DD loved salmon, broccoli and pea noodles at that age. Sticky rice works well too as it's easy to pick up , you can make rice balls containing veggies and / or meat/fish.

SpongebobRoundPants Tue 31-Jan-17 09:59:55

Pita bread pizzas
Quiche
Frittatas
Egg and soldiers
Bubble and squeak baked potato with filling ( chopped up for the 1yo)

Twinsplusanothertwo Tue 31-Jan-17 10:34:50

Is the no-sauce just because of self-feeding? You could take a deep breath and embrace the mess!

I had a spoon-refusing twin, so did finger food for them from the start. I did 'clean' breakfasts and lunches, then gave the little ones what the elder ones were eating for dinner. Any kind of stew/casserole with chunks of meat or vegetables and beans, chickpeas etc. You can swap the carb to make it easier - serve things with pasta, garlic bread, pitta, noodles, oatcakes. Potato wedges with some veg and fish/meat. Stir fry with noodles, pasta with sauces. There was a lot of pasta (there still is, actually...)

Honeyandfizz Tue 31-Jan-17 18:09:47

Mine used to love a plate full of finger food. Crackers with cheese, sliced cucumber/apples/grapes, a few crisps or pretzel things, a tube yoghurt. In fact at 12 & 13 they have this most Sunday nights.

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