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sparker22 Wed 18-Sep-13 22:40:36

hiya, looking for simple easy healthy recipes for foods such as breskfast/veggie/fruity muffins for my 6.5 month baby.

she had a cheese straw today and seemed to enjoy that so thought I'd try making her some muffins for breakfast smile


sparker22 Wed 18-Sep-13 23:01:09

or any cookbooks anyone can recommend with easy simple healthy foods in them. I'm not a big cook or even a very knowledgeable cook so needs to be idiot proof smile

gretagrape Thu 19-Sep-13 07:48:58

I've got Annabel Karmel's Top 100 Finger Foods from the library - haven't used it yet as we are just starting on solids this week, but it has a wide variety of recipes in it, including 'dinners', muffins, little quiches, etc.

noblegiraffe Thu 19-Sep-13 16:31:58

Try the mumsnet recipe section, I've see fruity muffins and the like in there.

The BBC good food website is also very good for easy recipes.

JollySleepyGiant Thu 19-Sep-13 16:33:25

The Baby Led Weaning cook book is great smile

mrsmartin1984 Thu 19-Sep-13 16:42:02

I have never used a cookbook. DD has just eaten what we do

JollySleepyGiant Thu 19-Sep-13 16:55:13

But MrsM, presumably you already ate healthy, homecooked from scratch meals. Some people don't before they have a baby and need a bit of assistance in how to go about it.

sparker22 Thu 19-Sep-13 17:17:50

that's me jolly sleepy giant! I've always tried to cook healthy meals but unfortunately never really learned to cook so my knowledge is well and truly basic (possibly even less then basic sad ).

hence why I'm on the hunt for a baby cookbook smile and I'm realllllllly hoping that my devotion to make sure my little one eats healthy makes us as a family ear healthy (and im reallllly hoping when she's older i can make sure she knows how to cook!) smile

vaticancameo Thu 19-Sep-13 17:21:35

The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook is brilliant.

sparker22 Thu 19-Sep-13 19:46:57

think me and my little phoebe will pop to the shops tomorrow, take a looksie at the baby led weaning cookbook you've all suggested smile

thanks muchly smile smile

ExBrightonBell Thu 19-Sep-13 21:37:27

I would add the River Cottage Baby & Toddler cookbook - it has some lovely recipes.

sparker22 Sat 21-Sep-13 10:13:19

thinking of making a batch if banana muffins for my girl and freezing them until I need them. how do you defrost them safely? thanks smile

flavourforbaby Sat 21-Sep-13 19:46:05

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Jo1984uk Sat 21-Sep-13 20:14:47

I found a website called little grazers with some great recipies on smile Definately worth a look

sparker22 Sun 22-Sep-13 14:55:27

little grazers does look quite good! thanks for that smile

still looking for freezing/defrosting advise on the banana muffins smile

ExBrightonBell Sun 22-Sep-13 16:42:16

Sparkers, I've just done a quick google about defrosting and found this site which seems to have a lot of good advice:

The bit about defrosting baked goods is near the bottom of the page.

sparker22 Sun 22-Sep-13 17:11:39

thanks! I did do a Google search but cane back with nothing, may have used to precise a wording.

thanks! grin

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