Recipes

Egg Summer Salad Bowl

My new recipe for a simple summer salad bowl which is simple and nutritious. Veg Power are running a campaign this week to encourage families to serve salads as an affordable and nutritious…
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Breakfast Vegetable Scramble

Want to pack some more veg into your diet? Give this Breakfast Vegetable Scramble a try! It’s bright, colourful and unbelievably delicious. This recipe has been created to support this week’s Veg Power…
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Baby Yoda Open Sandwich

To celebrate Star Wars Day always held on May the Fourth for obvious reasons, I have created a Baby Yoda Open Sandwich. Baby Yoda or Grogu is a super popular character created for…
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The Hungry Caterpillar

Today is World Book Day so here is a super easy recipe for you to make with your child or in your early years setting. Ingredients 1 Cucumber 5 or 6 Radishes 2…
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Heart-shaped Mini Pizzas

It’s Valentines Day today so here’s a great recipe to make for tea tonight – Heart-shaped Mini Pizzas. This recipe uses a homemade pizza base without yeast which is super easy to make.…
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Valentine’s Focaccia Bread Art

For Valentine’s Day, how about showing your loved one how much you care by making them their own special Valentine’s Focaccia Bread Art. Most recipes for bread can be quite time-consuming so I’ve…
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Strawberry Heart

Another idea to make for Valentines Day is a Strawberry Heart. These are very easy to make and are very eye-catching. You will need a punnet of strawberries to make this recipe. How…
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Quick Chicken Stir Fry

I have created this dish to support the Veg Power Stir Fry Frenzy campaign to show a quick, easy and affordable way of making a stir fry using lots of different veg. I…
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Sweet Potato Lasagna

This delicious lasagna has been created to highlight the Veganuary campaign. Veganuary is held every January to encourage more people to move towards a plant-based diet, leading to a healthier and more sustainable…
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Cucumber Christmas Trees

This is a lovely recipe to make with children but it also makes a lovely centrepiece for a Christmas party. Ingredients 1 whole cucumber 2 carrots 1 red pepper Method Peel the carrot…
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Christmas Wreath with Celeriac Dip

I wanted to create a recipe which would capture the flavours of Christmas, use seasonal produce and was also eye-catching so I came up with this beautiful Christmas Wreath. Ingredients Roasted chestnuts Shredded…
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Taste of Christmas Traybake

To support the #SeasonalVeg #LoveYourLeftovers campaign from Veg Power, I have created a traybake using loads of British seasonal veg with a link to Christmas to get you in the mood for the…
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FRUITY FIREWORKS

As fireworks displays are cancelled this year, how about making these Fruity Fireworks? They are fun and easy to make with your children.
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Savoy Cabbage Parcels

Ingredients 9 large Savoy cabbage leaves 1 leek, thinly sliced 1 butternut squash, peeled and diced 2 tsp dried thyme/fresh thyme, chopped black pepper Method Steam or boil the leek and butternut squash…
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Beetroot Dip with Crudités

This is such a simple recipe to make but with a beautiful flavour and colour. Ingredients 250g cooked beetroot, chopped 200g reduced-fat cream cheese Sunflower and pumpkin seeds Method Use a liquidiser to…
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Gold Medal Naan Bread

Have you or your family been inspired by the Olympics? I wanted to create a recipe inspired by the Olympics which is easy for children to make and tastes great too. I also…
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Summer on a Stick with a Yoghurt Mint Dip

Vegetable sales go down in the summer and salad vegetables create a lot of food waste so to keep us eating our veg, VegPower have created the #SaladSticks campaign this summer Salad sticks…
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Terry the Turtle

As today is #WorldTurtleDay I’ve come up with an easy and fun snack to make with or for children – Terry the Turtle! It’s a great way to get your little ones eating fruit and…
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Asparagus Tortilla Pizza

British Asparagus is in season right now! Make the most of this delicious and succulent veg by using it in this easy to make tortilla pizza. Perfect for little ones to make themselves…
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EASY FOCACCIA BREAD ART FOR KIDS

Bread art is the latest craze sweeping the internet and with flour and yeast now starting to reappear in our shops, it’s a great time to give it a go with your children.…
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Fruit and Veg Easter Eggs

These Fruit and Veg Easter Eggs are a great alternative to chocolate this Easter. They are also a great activity for children who can be as creative as they like. It’s a great…
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Easter Fun

Looking for something to do with your children this Easter? How about making this Easter chick? It’s very easy to make and the best bit is you can eat it afterwards. You will…
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Spicy Mushroom and Tomato Pasta

I have created a tasty but easy dish for you to try at home using mushrooms. It’s also a great dish to use up your leftovers in and is sure to be enjoyed…
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MINI FATHER CHRISTMAS

If you are looking for a fruity snack for your little ones this Christmas, how about making your own very cute Mini Father Christmas? Here’s what you need to do:
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CUCUMBER CHRISTMAS TREE

Even the most reluctant of eaters will try new food when it’s attractively presented and themed. Making food that is Christmas-themed gives children a happy and positive experience with food that they will…
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FATHER CHRISTMAS

Tis the Season for Indulgence but if you are looking for a healthier snack for your family or your children, have a go at making Father Christmas. He’s festive, fun and easy to…
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PETRIFYING PEPPERS

If you’re trying to tempt your little ones with veg this Halloween and steer them away from too many sweets, then why not give these Petrifying Peppers a go? They act as holders…
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HAVE A HEALTHY HALLOWEEN

Looking forward to Halloween but don’t want to overindulge on sweets? I’ve put together some healthier options for your children to enjoy or for you to try in your early years setting or…
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