Food for little fingers


Playing, learning, hunting for bugs and pretending to be a pirate all take a lot out of you at the end of the day. Your pre-schooler needs not only energy to keep them going but foods that are fun.

Try these recipes out and have some fun with finger foods. Don’t forget the wet wipes!

Breakfast time!

Apple muffins

Warm, soft and ever so yummy. What could be better than a delicious homemade muffin for your little adventurer to tuck into before starting his day?

Lunch or dinner

Salmon and Bean Fish Cakes

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. These fish cakes are the perfect way to sneak those beans into your kid’s diet.

Sausage and wedge cones

These are great for kids! Stick pictures of their favourite TV characters or have them draw on the paper cones themselves. They’ll be so in love with the packaging, it won’t matter what you feed them!

Glazed chicken drumsticks with sweet potato

Chicken drumsticks are perfect for little hands. These sticky and sweet chicken pieces will be gobbled up in no time.

Dessert or snacks

Fruit and nut crunchies

Crunchy fruit squares the kids will adore. Sweet but healthy – the perfect combination!

Frozen yoghurt lollies

On a warm Summer day when the kids are in the pool, nothing goes down better than ice lollies.

Fruit Kebabs With Granadilla Syrup

Yummy, healthy fruit kebabs are the perfect alternative if you don’t want your little snacking on chips or chocolate.

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