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Family Food – Lime, coriander & ginger salmon pops

Family Food – Lime, coriander & ginger salmon pops

We are very excited to announce that Aileen of BabyLedFeeding.com will be joining us for another Baby Led Weaning Workshop this October. To celebrate we are featuring one of her delicious baby-friendly recipes in this months elbowroom Family Newsletter.  You can also get the recipe here.

(Serves 2 adults, 2 kids)


3 cloves garlic
10g ginger root peeled
80ml olive oil
Juice and zest 1 lime
Bunch fresh coriander (about a handful)
1 teaspoon dijon mustard


400g organic fresh salmon
2 red bell peppers
3 red onions
2 medium sized sweet potatoes cooked and peeled
Ice pop sticks

To Serve
Fresh coriander


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Posted on August 30, 2016

Family Food: Sweet Potato Nuggets

Family Food: Sweet Potato Nuggets Sweet Potato Falafel Nuggets with Sesame Dressing

This is a lovely one from the Happy Pear boys!  This makes a lovely lunch in a pitta or serve with oven baked wedges for a healthy alternative to chicken nuggets and chips.


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 400g tin of chick peas
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tbsp of tamari
  • coriander paprika salt and cayenne (tsp of each)
  • 4 spring onions
  • 1 tbs cumin seed
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 bunch of flat parsley

Sesame dressing:

  • 4 tbs tahini
  • juice of half a lime
  • 8 tbs water
  • 1 tbs honey (or maple syrup if for a baby under 12 months)
  • handful of mint leaves finely chopped
  • pinch of salt (optional)

Chop and boil sweet potato – no need to peel, just trim any dodgy bits

Tin of chick peas drained and rinsed bung in a bowl with finely chopped garlic, lemon juice, tamari, spices (hold the cayenne pepper and salt if you are feeding babies!)

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Posted on July 29, 2016

Family Food – Pizza Pinwheels

Family Food – Pizza Pinwheels

Ok, these are the ultimate easy-peasy summer picnic food for all the family.  Great for baby led weaning too. This recipe is for pizza pinwheels but experiment with your own fillings…the options are endless!

  • Packet of pre-rolled puff pastry (sheet)
  • tomato purée
  • 1 clove garlic
  • oregano and basil (dried or fresh)
  • mozzarella, cheddar or parmesan cheese
  • thinly sliced ham or other sliced meat (optional)
  • 1 egg for and egg wash (optional)
  • Preheat oven
  • Defrost the pastry if necessary and unfold the sheet onto a lined baking tray
  • Make a pizza sauce by mixing tomato purée, garlic and herbs
  • Smooth the sauce over the pastry sheet (leave about 1cm border)
  • Sprinkle ham (if using) and grated cheese on top
  • Roll the pastry up into a long roll
  • Slice around 1.5cm 
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Posted on June 8, 2016

Recipe: Aileen’s Refined Sugar Free Raspberry Chia Jam

Recipe: Aileen’s Refined Sugar Free Raspberry Chia Jam

This baby-friendly recipe is taken from Aileen Cox Blundell’s babyledfeeding.com

This delicious baby-friendly jam is easy to make and packed full of natural goodness. Store bought jams are full of sugar and preservatives so switching to a homemade healthy jam is really beneficial to your baby. This Jam supplies your baby with plenty of fibre and essential vitamins and this healthy recipe is perfect for bread, crackers or even added to a natural yogurt.… Read more

Posted on April 1, 2016