These finger food recipes are easy to make and tasty and convenient for when you’re on the go. There are so many combinations you can try. From sweet to savoury, veggie to energy balls, cast your eyes on my top ten ball finger food recipes for some fun weaning snack inspiration!
Annabel's top 10 finger food recipes
A great recipe for using up leftover chicken, turkey or beef. These Chicken & Veggie shapes are loaded with veggies & are super easy to freeze.
Tofu can get a bit of a bad rep on the flavour charts due to its natural plainness. However, the beauty of this versatile soy product is that it absorbs flavour like a sponge. So, tofu can be to-fun to cook with! What’s more, tofu is a source of ‘complete’ plant protein & protective antioxidants ✔️ If you are keen to try more plant-based recipes with your family, then these supercharged Tofu & Veggie Bites are a must on your finger food recipe repertoire! Its super easy and a great addition to your little ones lunchbox. For more finger food recipe click here.
Did you know that you can introduce salmon as soon as your baby is ready for solids, so from around the 6-month mark? Salmon contains many essential nutrients for babies including, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, iron and calcium. As such, you should aim to feed your little ones 2 portions of fish per week to keep them swimming along nicely! Its super easy and can even be a great addition to your little ones lunchbox. Reel them in with these irresistible Salmon & Veggie Bites – the perfect size for little hands to self-feed. For more delicious fish recipes click here.
Did you know that an allergy to eggs is much more common in young children than in adults? This is because most children outgrow an allergy to eggs. Parents often ask me for egg-free recipe inspiration, so here is a fantastic finger food idea. Whether your baby has an allergy, or you don’t eat eggs by choice, these yummy Egg Free Chicken & Veggie Bites are packed full of goodness and are perfect for little hands and taste buds. Its super easy and a great addition to your little ones lunchbox. For more egg-free recipes click here.
Nutritionally speaking, salmon & broccoli are two food heroes. These Salmon & Broccoli Croquettes are a tasty way to make sure your little one has a good supply of essential fatty acids and those all important greens. SUITABLE FROM 7 MONTHS + This recipe is from Annabel’s best-selling cookbook Weaning Made Simple. For another super salmon recipe, try this Salmon, Sweet Potato & Spinach puree!
Easy to pick up with a soft texture & crispy coating, my Plant-based Veggie Croquettes are packed with hidden veggies. A perfect finger food for babies & older kids too. You can make ahead & freeze them once cooked. Discover many more super finger food recipe ideas here!
These No-Sugar Chocolate Orange Energy Balls are a healthy twist on a chocolate truffle – sweet-toothed tots who think they’re raiding the chocolate box will be none the wiser! For more healthy treat inspiration, try these Chocolate Coated Strawberries!
Two for the price of one! Transform my Chicken, Quinoa, Apple & Sage Balls into a smooth or textured purée. I love cooking with sage as it adds a real depth of flavour to recipes. SUITABLE FROM 6 MONTHS + This is an exclusive recipe from Annabel’s latest book Weaning Made Simple. Click here for more super recipes for 6-9 Months!
Try these delicious Mini Energy Balls. They make a healthy snack and are ideal to give you or your child a mid-morning or afternoon energy boost. Its super easy and a great addition to your little ones lunchbox. Click here for more super snack inspiration!
These Broccoli, Chicken & Potato Bites make a great soft finger food for little ones. A yummy combination of flavours to please your gurgling gourmet. Click here to explore so many more fantastic finger food recipes ideas!