Spinach & Ricotta Casserole. Tasty comfort food to the rescue!

Jump to Recipe Spinach & Ricotta Casserole. Creamy, tasty, comforting. This is one of my kids’ favorite. It’s creamy and cheesy. This is also a great recipe to offer spinach to your kiddos. The bechamel sauce embraces the ricotta and spinach balls in a delicious way. The ham and provolone on top contribute to the tasty flavor.  […]

Creamy Zucchini Ricotta Lasagna Gluten Free

Jump to Recipe Zucchini Ricotta Lasagna. It’s called lasagna but there is no pasta involved. 🙂 It’s an alternative lasagna that uses zucchini instead of pasta. A fun twist to the traditional recipe and a new way to offer zucchini to your toddlers. The presentation is very beautiful, perfect for a family meal. The zucchini […]

Easy Checkerboard Apple Cake – breakfast fun

Jump to Recipe Apple sauce, apple pie, apple tart, apple crumble, apple strudel…what about checkerboard apple cake? Super easy to prepare. Perfect for a bake together activity with your toddler. Few basic ingredients that I know you already have in your pantry and 4-5 juicy apples. My kids particularly like the aesthetic of this cake, […]

The Best Indulgent Fruity Blueberry Lemon Cake

Jump to Recipe The best indulgent fruity blueberry lemon cake you can try. It’s my mom’s favorite and it’s a staple for her birthday. There is a fun story behind this recipe. The first time I baked it I totally messed up with the measurements. My kids were little and I was not paying a […]

Zucchini White Beans Mac And Cheese +9M

Jump to Recipe Mac and Cheese. A staple in every kid’s menu at any restaurant, from the fast food chain to the fancy one. They just use different quality of cheese 🙂 There is a reason why. Mac and Cheese is comforting, cheesy, soft, without scary colors, creamy…all winning points for a kid. My kids […]

Quinoa Teething Cookies with Blueberries – Gluten Free +6M

The first tooth…such a big milestone in your baby’s development but also such an uncomfortable experience 🙁 Although every baby is different, usually the first tooth starts appearing at around 6 months. The two bottom front teeth are usually the first to appear, followed by the two top front teeth. And along with mommy’s and daddy’s […]

Zucchini Beef Lasagna +12M

Lasagna. Such a great recipe for family reunions, get together or to celebrate something. Like many family recipes, lasagna can be prepared in so many different ways. I would say without any problem that every family in Italy has its own lasagna recipe. Today I would like to share with you my family recipe that […]

Green Grissini Bread with Spinach

I don’t count the number of times I gave a “grissino” to my kids as a snack or even as a teething distraction when they were toddlers 🙂 Grissini are Italian breadsticks: long, crunchy, pencil-sized breadsticks. Such a simple recipe: water + flour + oil + pinch salt. And still, grissini are are one of my favorite Italian […]

Almond Christmas Cookies

When it comes to Xmas cookies I’m very picky: they have to be buttery, not too sweet, with a delicate background flavor of either vanilla, nutmeg, orange or cinnamon. Decorating them with the kids it’s super fun, but my favorite ones are the plain ones, without any decoration 🙂 Also, they taste best right out […]

Quinoa Salmon Pea Broccoli Baked Balls +9M

Jump to Recipe A great brain boosting recipe for your little one thanks to the Omega3 fatty acids from the salmon and an Iron boosting recipe too thanks to the quinoa 🙂 On top of the excellent nutritional properties, this baked balls are super tasty and fun to eat. A lovely baby food idea for […]