Add the cooked peas and spinach to a blender or food processor along with the chives, garlic, oregano and cumin. I finally got around to buying some puff pastry and gave these a go, my 4 girls LOVED them ( and so did me and my DH !) Take frozen spinach and turn it into a delicious meal or side dish with these recipes. No refined sugar and little-to no use of any sugar substitutes (honey, mapel syrup). Aw thank you! I saw this receipe and it looked super easy and quick – instead of making twists I actually made them into small nugget shapes (spinach and cheese inside) to trick her inot thinking they were a snack/treat because of their shape and guess what she ate them -spinach and all! This is a great way to introduce your baby to a variety of flavours in a very subtle way. Thanks! My daughter all of the sudden over the last two weeks has decided not to each much other than apple sauce,yogurt or snacks. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. © All images and content on Little Grazers are copyright protected. With the increased amount of filling there is some seepage but this just adds to the rustic look. Ideal for your changing bag to keep your baby's nappies, wipes & a spare change of clothes! Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to connect an account. Thank you so much for reading (& watching!). Hi, I'm Ciara! . To ram even more spinach and goodness into our little ones we blend the cheese and greater amounts of spinach (with a little bit of pesto) and spread over the bottom sheet. Blitz until smooth. To tell you a bit about the Babycook NEO, it’s a 4 in 1 baby food maker and I use it on an almost daily basis to cook, blend, defrost and reheat my baby’s meals. A new family favorite. Getting the spinach and cheese to stay inside while I twisted these was definitely a challenge but they turned out great! Will have to try that. It’s eco-friendly too, using sustainable and recyclable products including a glass bowl and stainless steel basket as well as using up to 50% less water and energy compared to previous models. These are yummy and a great way to sneak some greens into your fussy one. Place in a preheated oven at 200c or 400f (gas mark 6) and bake until golden. Slice the pastry sheet in half and then slice each half into 5 equal sized strips (so you have 10 strips). DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? I used garlic powder, dried oregano, a little bit of cumin and some fresh chives. I'm a food writer and cookbook author and I'm always looking for new ways to make food fun and interesting for kids! I’ve made a Spinach & Pea Sauce that I’ve served with pasta but you could just as easily cook it up with some chicken or fish or even use it as a dip. Needed from 0-6 months old if breastfed. I did have some trouble getting the Spinach to stay on the pastry when I twisted them so I ended up sandwiching the spinach and cheese between two thinner layers of pastry before going over them lightly with my rolling pin to squish them together beforevlicing, twisting and then baking. Leftover can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for 48 hours or frozen into portions and defrosted overnight in the fridge. Add a few leaves of baby spinach and some grated Parmesan to one strip at a time \and fold over in half to seal in the spinach and parmesan and then holding each end, carefully twist and place on a baking tray, lined with parchment paper. To stay up to date with Mummy Nutrition you can join the newsletter below! To track room temperature (aim for 18-20 degrees! They are also great cold, so a good alternative to put in the lunch box the next day, instead of usual sandwiches. And if you’ve got any of the recipe left over simple pour it into Beaba’s silicone multiportions for freezing! Leftover can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for 48 hours or frozen into portions and defrosted overnight in the fridge. so I will be making more tomorrow. Pour in the olive oil and add 2-3 tbsp of the reserved pasta water. Thanks again for the recipe! Add more pasta water if necessary. Please connect your site to YouTube via this page before using this widget. I’D LOVE TO SEE IT! Once cooked, I added the veggies to a blender or food processor along with some herbs and spices for flavour. Your email address will not be published. What’s the best way to store these? it's bluetooth so connects to your phone with an app! A kids and family food blog full of healthy and easy recipes for fussy eaters, July 1, 2019 by Ciara Attwell, Updated October 8, 2020. Shiitake mushrooms can be substituted for other varieties. ), 1/4 of a piece skinless haddock or cod (not smoked), Put the spinach leaves and fish into the steamer basket, Fill the steamer reservoir to level 2 and press cook for 10 minutes, When cooked simply blend the spinach and fish. Feel free to experiment with herbs and spices. This error message is only visible to WordPress admins, Sweet Potato, Lentil and Cheddar Croquettes, Caramelized Onion and Apple Sausage Rolls, 1 sheet of frozen puff pastry (thawed at room temp), That you credit me by linking to my original recipe post. It’s ideal for steaming and pureeing foods such as fruits, vegetables, beans, meat and fish, all whilst retaining valuable vitamins and minerals that can be lost during the cooking process. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. To serve simply mix the sauce with the pasta. Simple and nutritious purée recipes that are quick to make, and all checked by a qualified nutritionist. And for more information on the Babycook NEO as well as weaning tips you can follow Beaba on Facebook and Instagram. For more recipes along with tips and tricks for weaning you can download this free ebook from the Mothercare website. Add more pasta water if necessary. If you use or re-create my recipes I kindly ask: This post may contain affiliate links. Healthy recipes for all the family, perfect for your baby led weaning journey (BLW). Please do not use my images without prior consent. When you have completed this with all the strips, place the baking tray in the fridge for about 10 mins, just to firm up the pastry and then brush with the beaten egg. Your no-nonsense guide to pregnancy & beyond! Snap a photo and hashtag #littlegrazers or tag me @littlegrazers on Instagram! Steam the frozen peas and spinach over boiling water for 5 minutes then remove. Spinach is a leafy green vegetable that is generally cooked, but can also be eaten raw when young enough to be tender. There was a lot of chat that day about the importance of serving up green veg to babies as early as possible so that their taste buds become accustomed to it, rather than only sweet fruits and veggies. All words are my own. My baby led weaning little one enjoyed these too. I’ll link an example of one on Amazon here but any kind of steamer will do the job just fine. There are not many kids who dislike pastry items and I can surprisingly get my fussy guy to eat these. There are lots of substitutions and additions that you can make to this recipe: 1. Thanks for sharing. Broccoli would be a nice addition too. Place the pastry on a floured surface and carefully unfold (if yours is not a ready sheet, then you will need to roll it out with a rolling pin until it is about 1/8″ inch thick. April 18, 2012 By Little Grazers 9 Comments.