The possibilities of what to do with Piccolo Cherry Tomatoes are endless, they’re almost tomatoo good to be true – especially when it comes to weaning your little one!
Piccolos are rich in Vitamins E, C and K, as well as being a valuable source of the antioxidant lycopene – and not to mention seriously delicious!
It’s remarkable how your baby suddenly transforms into a top detective at mealtimes, scrupulously on the hunt for signs of veggies.
But what I’ve discovered is that while little ones think they don’t like vegetables, they really just don’t like the look of them!
So here are some brand new weaning recipes to try our on your tiny taster.
This recipe for Sweetcorn & Tomato Rainbow Fritters is super easy. Simply add whichever seasonal vegetables you have to hand. A perfect finger food packed full of flavour! Discover many more fantastic Finger Food Recipe Ideas for Kids, Toddlers & Babies here!
The sooner you can establish oily fish on your tot’s menu the better. This Salmon, Sweet potato & Tomato Puree creates the most fantastic flavour combination. For more exciting puree flavour ideas, try my Potato, Carrot & Sweetcorn Puree and Carrots, Broccoli & Cheese Puree
This Piccolo Cherry Tomato, Squash & Spinach Orzo is such a tasty and nutritionally balanced meal for your tiny tot. Orzo pasta is the perfect size to encourage your baby to tackle texture and learn to chew. For more ideas for introducing new textures, try my Piccolo Tomato & Basil Risotto and Superfood Scrambled Egg
If you’re looking for new ways to ‘super-fry’ your baby’s snacks then look no further than my Mini Piccolo Cherry Tomato & Cheese Muffins. You can also freeze these when cooked. Click here for more marvellous muffin recipes!
Eggs are high in protein and contain iron, folate and vitamin A – so serve up this power-packed Spinach Frittata for breakfast. For more egg-cellent breakfast ideas, try these Egg Brunch Muffins or these Sweet Potato & Spinach Nests
Enjoy a comforting bowl of risotto with sweet cherry tomatoes and mascarpone. This is an absolutely winning combo!
You won’t want to fritter away any more time not making these delicious Chicken, Corn and Tomato Buttermilk Fritters. Plus, they’re a tasty way to eat your way towards your 5-a-day and up your nutritional intake.
This colourful and flavourful sauce is perfect for batch cooking and stocking in the freezer for a rainy day – or simply one where you’re lacking food inspiration. Mix with pasta shells, meatballs or add some stock and serve as a delicious soup. Bursting with goodness from the plump Piccolos, this tomato sauce is packed with heaps of Vitamin E, C and K, so you can rest assured that your little one is hitting their nutritional targets in the tastiest way possible. Trust me, your little Sherlock will have no clue!
This dish will no doubt spice up your baby’s life as well as stave off fussy eating in the longrun! It’s been shown time and time again that introducing new foods between 6 and 12 months will help to set your little one up with a healthy and adventurous appetite for life.