Recipes

10 FINGER FOOD IDEAS

Together with some foodie friends we've collated 10 fab finger food ideas for you to choose from.

Find them here…

FATHERS DAY PIE

The way to Daddy's heart is through his belly! And with lots of shortcuts, this delicious chicken pie is a quick and easy way to win his heart.

Recipe here…

MANCHESTER TART

There was only one recipe we wanted to do this week and that was Manchester Tart!

Find our recipe here…

EGG FRIED RICE

It's quick, it's easy, it's cheap…what's not to like?!

Recipe here…

LIFESAVING FOOD HACK- GRAPES

It's a time saving, lifesaving food hack! And one to share with anyone who feeds little people.

Find Out how here…

FOOD HACK- STRAWBERRIES

We hate waste here at The Happy Weaner, especially if it’s of yummy food! So, here’s a video for how to get the most strawberry from your strawberry. Shooting the core out of the straw was also a big hit with bigger kids too!

Find out how here…

HOT CROSS MUFFINS

Do you like hot cross buns but don't want the fuss of making them from scratch? This recipe for hot cross muffins couldn't be easier, a great one for a mini me to help with over half term.

RECIPE HERE…

HUMMUS

With the clocks going forward and the weather treating us to a couple of days of sunshine last week, we got a little over excited about the prospect of picnics and our minds quickly turned to HUMMUS!!!! (it doesn’t take much)

Recipe here…

MOTHER'S DAY CHEESECAKE

Hand up if you like Nutella! Hand up if you like Ferrero Rocher! Hand up if you like cheesecake! Well, if you have all three hands up (haha) then this is a recipe not to miss!

Recipe here…

BOXTY-POTATO CAKES

The once was a woman named Claire,

Who's cupboards were terribly bare.

In just half an hour,

With eggs, spuds, milk and flour.

She whipped up some Boxty to share!

Recipe here…

PANCAKES

We've only been flipping flippin' pancakes!

Last night to help you all out with pancake prep we showed you a simple pancake recipe and then finished it with a live flip off!   Recipe here…

VALENTINES TREAT

It must be LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! (That’s what I tell myself when I’m changing the nappies.)

We’ve put together 3 valentines meals that you can serve to the apples of your eye.

Recipes here…

GINGERBREAD

The easiest recipe for gingerbread, they also double up as edible, child friendly christmas decorations and excellent presents! Winner, winner christmas dinner!

Recipe here…

CHRISTMAS DINNER

Would you Christmas eve it… We've only gone and cooked a full Christmas dinner, with home made stuffing and everything!!! It's a Christmas miracle!!!

Recipe here…

YORKSHIRE PANCAKES

These guys are perfect for sunday afternoons, so quick and easy and filled with your faves!

Recipe here…

3 DAYS OF EGGS

perfect for the little ones scrambled, boiled and omelette bites, a great way to get these protein rich super spheres into your babies and toddlers.

Recipe here…

TORTILLA PIZZA

Who doesn't love pizza??? This is one the whole family can enjoy, babies, toddlers and big kids (parents) too. Plus it's a healthy alternative for the grownups… WINNER!

Recipe here…

SAVOURY MUFFINS

Chuck in whatever you've got in the fridge for these easy as pie savoury muffins.

Recipe here…

SPLODGE

Our attempt at the mannequin challenge wasn't as easy as we thought it would be with two babies!

This week’s recipe is a slow cooker mince meat sauce ala Bolognese that can be used in so many different ways!

Recipe here…

SUPER FOOD CURRY

Show a friend who a loves a curry!

This one is suitable for 6 month olds and grownups alike, just add fresh chilli for the adults.

Recipe here…

 PUMPKIN SOUP

TRICK or TREAT! There's no TRICK with this pumpkin soup for the babies, only a TREAT on the taste buds!

Feel free to share with your fellow ghouls!

Recipe here…

APPLES 3 WAYS

The perfect way to get your weanee's eating this handy little super food. Baked, sliced and pureed! Look out for the food hack at the end!

(Did you spot the oven glove? 😄)

Recipe's here…

PINWHEEL PUFFS

You don't have to go out and buy the exact ingredients (well, except the puff pastry) You can Heston Blumenthal it up and put in whatever is in your fridge.

Recipe here…

SUGAR FREE
1st BIRTHDAY CAKE

Remember to go out and get yourself a full fat, full sugar cake for everything YOU went through on the BIRTHday. I may not have gone entirely to plan but here's a sugar-free birthday cake just for the babies.

Recipe here…