Mild Thai Yellow Curry {Toddler Approved}

A few days ago, I decided upon making a one pot green curry for the family, but I needed to do something separate for Savya as the green curry paste is too spicy for him.I used 5 different vegetables, coconut milk and curry powder with nice chunks of potato and chicken to create texture in…

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Porcini Mushroom and Cavolo Nero Linguini {Recipe}

This bowl of deliciousness is actually a pasta I randomly made out of necessity for lunch one day. It was the day before we went for our weekly shop, and the fridge was looking sparce. I was out of most things except for a bit of cavolo nero (black kale) and leftover raw red bell…

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Butternut Squash Lasagna {Recipe}

Okay folks, ask and you shall receive. I’ve now pretty much perfected this dish to my own preferences, but obviously, you can do whatever you want with it. While I use spinach, you can always sub for kale. I wouldn’t sub the butternut squash though – there’s really nothing like it.  If you’re in England,…

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Savoury Hidden Veggie Potato Pancakes {Toddler Approved}

I’ve been making these veggie filled pancakes since little guy started eating real food. They’re very nutritious and very filling. I usually like to make enough for the both of us because it’s so yummy! Tips: remove all water from veg before mixing together. You can do this by placing in a cheese cloth or…

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Simple Salmon Fish Curry {Toddler Approved}

Today I’ll be posting another family favourite: fish curry! I like to make mine with salmon, but you can chose any fish you prefer. Nepalis add lemon straight into their fish curry for a slightly tart flavour, but you can just keep lemon wedges on the side, if you prefer. The method is pretty simple,…

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Soy-Braised Lotus Root (Yeon-geun-jorim 연근조림)

Lotus root has a beautiful texture, almost in between a potato and a radish. This dish was so good that even my toddler nibbled on it! Original recipe by Maangchi. Soy-Braised Lotus Root (Yeon-geun-jorim 연근조림) Prep time: 5 minutes Total cook time: 1 hour and 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 pound skinned and trimmed lotus roots…

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Toddler Approved: Turkey and Veggies {Serve w/ Rice or Pasta}

When Savya was unwell a few weeks ago, he refused to eat anything. This made me even more stressed out than usual. How was I going to entice his appetite to come back? I did everything I could to try and make yummy and nutritious foods. Anything to make him eat more than 5 mouthfuls…

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Love-Filled Croquettes for Valentine’s Day! {Recipe}

No idea what to do for Valentine’s Day? Tired of the typical chocolate and candy gifts? Need a last-minute idea that you can easily make? Try making these tasty, love-filled croquettes! You can even hide veggies in them. Win win win! Also, I may or may not have eaten 10 by myself. Umm… Happy Valentine’s…

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Easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan {Martha Stewart’s Recipe}

During the holidays I prepared two batches of eggplant parmesan. I baked one immediately and froze the other after the baked eggplant slices had cooled to room temperature. Both tasted absolutely delicious. This recipe avoids having to fry the eggplant slices which makes it mess free and much healthier. Win, win!  Tisha’s Tips: This quick…

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Juicy Chicken Meatballs! {Toddler Approved}

My son has somehow transformed from a baby who ate anything mummy gave him to a super picky, tantrum throwing, I’d-rather-starve-than-eat-that kind of toddler. Each mealtime teeters on the verge of turning into a battlefield. What do I do? I get creative. I find different foods to introduce to him, and I’m starting to realise…

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