Fussy Toddler/Fun Recipes


PediaSure - Continuing Our Journey - Month 2

It has already been a month of using PediaSure nutrition. I hopped onto this journey of PediaSure for kids because we were having recurring mealtime battles with our toddler. PediaSure also came to the rescue because my son was losing …
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Introducing dry fruits to your kids

  Winters are in their full swing.With the onset of winters, parents try all sorts of means to protect their little ones from the harsh weather conditions. Introducing dry fruits at this point of the year can be truly beneficial …
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Easy & Delicious Recipe of Zucchini for Babies Zucchini And Carrot Fritters

By- Hang Pham  Here is another recipe for all of my Mommy Friends!! Note:- Zucchini, especially its skin, can cause some digestive upset for a few people, thus wait until your kid is about eight months, to serve zucchini. Make …
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Easy & Delicious Recipe of Zucchini for Babies Zucchini Pea & Corn Puree

By- Hang Pham  Zucchini is a good food choice to add to the diet. It is full of several nutrients required by our body as well as for the babies. Zucchini provides vitamin C, manganese as well as other nutrients …
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Yummy Pancakes!!

By- Varda Agrawal We cook different dishes, at different occasions… sometimes you get appreciation from everyone, & some other time not so much of appreciation. But the best appreciation, a mother can get for a dish cooked by her, is …
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Appam - Healthy Snack For Entire Family

By- Varda Agrawal As our little babies grow up into a toddler , they turn to be a very fussy & choosy eaters.  But there is no way we mothers can compromise on their nutrition & health in their growing …
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How to Make a Fine Cake

By Emma Lawson, If you are thinking that you are absolutely incapable of making an absolutely delicious and aesthetically perfect cake – think again! We know that it seems more like a rocket science class to some people, and if …
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Benefits of Eating Millets over Rice

Hi Moms, Source Have you considered eating millets? Millets are the most ancient superfood known to man. Rice took over millet and it landed up becoming birds food. There are lots of benefits eating millets, it can be given to …
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How to Dehydrate Food in the Oven

how to dehydrate foodRecently I saw dehydrated vegetables in the supermarket and it gave me an idea to dehydrate seasonal veggies. Dehydrated veggies have an unique taste and flavor and also provides all the nutrients in the veggies. Dehydrated fruits are great to …
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Beetroot & Carrot Halwa

C:\Users\kp\Desktop\b.jpgBy Varda Agrawal, Are you expecting a baby? Or are you planning for one? ; Then it is the right time that you take good care of yourself and your diet. A mother who takes a healthy and well balanced …
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No Bake Tarts Recipe - Party Food

Hi Moms Are you kids bored of eating the same old pooris/rotis? Do you want to surprise them with little tarts? I call these cups as tarts as you can fill them with anything. I have displayed both sweet and …
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Khus Khus Kheer for Kids

Khus Khus/ poppy seeds is extremely beneficial though many people are scared of it because of the slight sedating property. It has calcium and phosphorous along with magnesium which is very good for the bones. Its also known to prevent …
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Diwali Special Recipe: Motichoor Ladoo

Hi Moms, Today Ill share one of my favorite sweet recipes. I have always been a fan of Ladoos right from when I was a kid and my daughter likes ladoos that are not very sweet. So I thought of …
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Krishna Janmastami Special - Rice Kheer

Hi Moms, Wishing you all a Happy Krishna Janmastami. Here is a special Kheer that is prepared during Janmastami. I chose this recipe to share with all of you as its perfectly suitable for babies and kids too. Just avoid …
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Saffron Tagliatelle with Prawns and Basil Infused Oil - Fresh, Rich and Humble

I never thought saffron could be used in Italian cuisine untill I did some research. I found out that Saffron is used in Italian cuisine in Risotto and also in modern Pasta recipes.  I Love pastas that are in form …
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DIY- Desi Ghee/Clarified Butter from Milk Cream and Butter (2 recipes)

Today Im feeling really happy after I made ghee/clarified butter from scratch. Ghee can be found in every household especially with a baby or kids. Its a safe fat and you need to make sure your kids eat at-least 1 …
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Recipe of French Fries: Taste with Health

  There is nothing French about French Fries! To begin with they originate in Belgium and are simply called French Fries because they happen to be deeply fried. During the good old days everything deep fried was supposedly French fried! And …
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Recipe of Mixed Fruit Jam

Hi Moms, I was so upset with the lead content in Maggi, so I decided to make my own sauces and Jams at home. I want to reduce the intake of processed food. In that attempt I started making my …
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Fun Baking with My Sonny Boy

By Reks, Keeping the kids occupied in the summer break is quite a challenge for parents. Joining a few camps maybe a good thing but after a few weeks doing the same thing becomes a bore for them. My 6 …
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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe

By Sijy, Pancakes are eaten worldwide, it is one of the most common breakfast dishes. Unlike our dosas which need fermenting, these can be made within few mins. Chocolate chips adds crunchiness and banana adds to the taste. Honey can …
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Cranberry and Pecan Orange Cake Recipe

By Sijy, Hi Moms, this is yet another interesting recipe which has a good mixture of fruit and nut. The orange juice used in the recipe gives it a unique and refreshing flavor. You can replace cranberry with some other …
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Recipe of Banana Chocolate Chip Walnut Bread

By Sijy, Here is an easy and yummy recipe for your little ones. It has the goodness of banana and walnut which is rich in nutrients. It will make a great evening snack and the kids are surely going to …
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1 Minute Dessert - Tender Coconut Kheer

By Vaishali, Here’s another quick and easy recipe for all you busy moms. Imagine making a yummy dessert in 1 minute, all you need to do is blend and mix. It is a perfect dessert for summer and tastes best …
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How to Make McDonald's Style French Fries at Home

Image Source- Wikipedia Hi Moms, As Im typing this recipe, Im feeling really bad that my daughter is not letting me click images of her favorite fries She loves french fries and I did not want to put her on …
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How to Trick Fussy Toddlers with Fruits and Veggies

Image Source Hi Moms, Im going through a phase where Im trying to convince my toddler to eat food, leave alone veggies and fruits. Toddlers are in a phase where they want to decide what they want to do and …
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Chocolate Oats Granola Bar Recipe (No Bake)

Hi Moms, This is my new addition to the fussy toddler recipes. Is your kids only snacking on chocolates? Mine surely is. So I found a trick to create my own chocolate bars with oats and a lot of good …
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Corn Fritters Recipe for Fussy Toddlers

  My daughter is a fussy toddler, she just hates food and hates to be fed. If ever she decides to eat, she wants to eat by herself and its almost impossible to introduce different kinds of food. So im …
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Baby Food 6 months plus : Sooji Kheer/Rava Khanji

By Anitha, Hi Friends, Im giving you two versions of the recipe, one for toddlers and the other one for babies, as its not advisable to give them milk below one year. Sooji is easily digestible and is made from …
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Healthy Oats Pancake Recipe for Kids

By Reks, Moms here is a healthy pancake recipes for your little ones. Ingredients Oats – 1 Tbsp Egg – 1 1 Tbsp vanilla powder or 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 Tbsp milk 2 Tsp sugar Procedure: Dry roast oats, …
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Weightloss Recipe: Instant Wheat Dosa

Hi Moms, How have you guys been? South Indians can make dosas and chutneys out of anything. So here is my moms tasty, healthy and crispy wheat dosas. She is so happy not spending time rolling rotis, hehe. Im calling …
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Strawberry and Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

By Sijy, Cobblers are fruits deserts which are similar to fruits tarts or pies. Its very easy to make and your kids are going to love the dessert. Its the best way to introduce fruits to your little ones. You …
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Creamy Lauki/Bottlegourd Soup Weightloss Recipe

IMG_2229Here is another recipe which can be served to everyone including babies. Im sure every person on a diet would have heard about the benefits of lauki or bottle-gourd. This is a wonder vegetable which will help you loose tons …
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Sago Kheer/Sabudhana Payasam Recipe (Baby Food)

Hi Moms, Sago is high in carbohydrates and is very healthy. Most kids would love the tiny pearls. It provides instant energy and helps in digestion. My mom used to make this kheer when I had stomach problems or excess …
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Parsley Benefits and Parsley Butter Garlic Rice recipe

Hi Mums, Sorry for the long gap. Im back with some great health tips and recipes. Nowadays, we find so many new herbs in the market. I have always used these herbs in pastas and pizzas and never dared to …
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Weightloss Recipe: Green Gram Dosa/Pesarattu

IMG-20140725-WA0000By Sijy, Here is a yummy weightloss recipe which will work with your low carb high protein diet too. The dosa is crisp on the outside and soft inside. Pesarattu will make an ideal breakfast, you can eat it with …
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Baby Food 6 Months- Carrot and Potato Puree

By Anitha, Here is a simple and easy baby food recipe with the goodness of carrots and potatoes. It has the carbohydrates from the potato, fibers and loads of vitamins and carotene from the carrots. Since potato is filling, it …
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Recipe of Methi Roti/Methi Paratha

rotiThis is in continuation of my previous recipe which is a stand alone breakfast. Now this is my standalone roti or paratha for lunch and is not a stuffed paratha. Its very easy to make and one of the softest …
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Weightloss Recipe: Oats Omelet (Vegeterian)

There are a lot of working moms out here who have no time to cook nutritious meals for their kids. So I always suggest one pot meals like rice with veggies or pasta. But rice as we know is not …
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Baby Fruit Chart - List of fruits for infants

Image Source Hi Mommies, I know I have not been doing a lot of baby food recipes these days. Baby food is so easy to make with very little spices or seasoning.Once you know what are the fruits and veggies …
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Healthy Veg Soup Recipe

  This recipe is in continuation of my previous recipe (Mint Syrup for cold and flu). This soup is an instant energy booster for kids who are unwell, its the vegetarian replacement for the famous chicken soup. Its light and …
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Mint Tonic or Kasaya Recipe for Cold and Flu

Hi Moms, Today ill share with you a recipe from my mom. She always prepares this syrup when someone catches a cold and we have it in the form of a soup. Its both tasty and soothes the throat. You …
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Recipe of Guacamole - Healthy and Tasty Dip for Kids

By Ashwini Venkat, Avocado can be eaten by anyone, babies from 6 months to old people. This fruit has no sugar content like other fruits, so even diabetes patients can consume it without a doubt. Another advantage is that, it …
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Baby Food- Dalia Khichdi/Cracked Wheat Khichdi

Ok kill me if I give you another khichdi recipe. But I really didnt want to miss out on this nutritious and fabulous baby food. For babies below I year use yellow moong dal and for bigger kids use soaked …
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Baby Food: Moong Dal Khichdi

khichdiRecently we stayed at the Taj and I was left with no option but to order baby food from them as my daughter did not want to go out. Though it was pricey, the quantity is more than enough for …
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Recipe of Angel Hair Pasta with Veggies - Baby/Kids Food

Recently I have been very interested in pasta as my daughter loves stringy food. So compared to noodles which is made with refined flours, I prefer pasta which is made of wheat. I give her some to bite on, but …
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3 Supereasy recipes using Raw Mango

Image Source Hi Moms, Has the mango fever kicked in as yet?? The mango season is just catching up here in Bangalore and the mangoes are very expensive right now. But there are plenty of raw mangoes available and so …
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5 Variety Rice Recipes for Kids Lunchbox - Cooking time 5 mins

This post reminds me of my school days. My mom was working, and would always choose quick rice dishes to pack for our lunchbox. If the same dishes were made over weekends she would use Basmathi Rice. Along with carbohydrates, …
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Recipes for Babies and Toddlers during a Vacation

During our recent vacation I carried a travel cooker with us which was very useful and handy, I almost cooked every meal for my little one with that. Though the owners of the property where we stayed, were ready to …
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Beetroot Chutney/Beetroot Spread Recipe

Hello Moms, You can see our post on the benefits of beetroots here. Beetroots have to be consumed atleast once a week by pregnant moms, and kids. I never liked beetroot since childhood, until I was introduced to this chutney …
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Recipe 5 mins Wheat Dosa - Baby Friendly (10 months plus)

Wheat dosa is the most convenient health food if done properly. It is best to use a non stick pan which is not very hot. Since its quite soft you can feed babies too.So next time you know what to …
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Quick Besan Toast for Kids Breakfast

Hello Mommies, Here is a healthy breakfast recipe for your little ones and can be converted into a weightloss recipe for mommies. It also makes an excellent lunchbox recipe. Thankyou Anitha!!! Ingredients: Bread cut into triangles Besan or gram flour …
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Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe

pastaThis is another weekend recipe to surprise your little ones. Its extremely simple and your kids will love it. The Tomato Basil Pasta for Italians is like the humble dal and roti of India. Fusilli is my favorite pasta, you …
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Chole Recipe - Kids Lunchbox

For me weekends is all about comfort food, I like to make something simple and quick so that I can relax. Chole is my favorite one pot meal. I follow this simple method where I prepare it in a pressure …
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Baby Food Rasam Rice + Tomato Rasam recipe

Rasam and rice is made daily in Tamil homes, it is eaten at the end since it aids digestion. In my home when we start babies with rice, we usually feed them rice with ghee and dal, and add rasam …
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Ghee Biscuit Recipe

Hi Mommies, Are you worried about your LO’s weight gain? Dont worry we are all sailing on the same boat. Since my little one nibbles on snacks these days, I thought Ill prepare some biscuits at home which would just …
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Why do we Need a Sprouter

Hello Mommies, Sprouts have become a part of my life now, as I follow a high protein diet. We all know the benefits of sprouts and they are great for babies too. Sprouts are high is protein and it removes …
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Recipe of Bisi Bele Bath - Baby food 11 months plus

Bisi Bele Bath or Hot Lentil Rice is one of my favorite one pot meal. My baby who is 11 months, loves it too. I reduce the amount of masala powder for her. Otherwise we follow the same recipe. It …
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Bajra Benefits and Bajra Khichdi Recipe

Img Src Hello Mommies, Being a true rice eater it was very difficult for me to start eating wheat. Eating wheat became boring, so I wanted to try out other grains so slowly I moved to jowar and now Bajra …
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All about Nuts - Benefits of dry fruits and nuts

Img Src Hello Mommies, Have you even been to an exclusive dry fruits and nuts shop? Recently I visited a store (Ajfan, Frazer Town, Bangalore) that sells only nuts, all types of dried fruits and dates. It was like visiting …
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Chocolate Rainbow Cake Recipe

Hello Mommies, We recently celebrated my LO’s 11th month birthday so I decided to bake a cake myself. It turned out yum and I tried this easy decoration which the kids loved and getting a share of kit kat with …
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Banana Chapatti/Roti Recipe

Hello Mommies, Do you have a fussy eater at home who does not like his fruits? You can try this banana roti, it is very easy to make. My LO could not digest normal rotis, so we had to make …
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Cheesy Vegetable Soup for Babies and Kids (weightgain recipe for baby and tots)

Hello Mommies, Here is an interesting soup for winters which can be enjoyed by the whole family including babies (8 months plus). Try it with as much veggies as possible. Ingredients: Vegetables – Carrot, Beans, Broccoli, is what I used, …
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Weekend Special - Veggie Pasta in Red (Tomato) Sauce recipe

We all know how much kids love pasta and I’m sure they are going to love this recipe. Pasta is a complete meal, it has carbs, protein from cheese, calcium from cheese, fiber and vitamins from the veggies making it …
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Soothing Winter Vegetable Soup

Hello everyone, I have a house full of sick people for the last one week and soups for us have been on the top of our menu list. So here goes one of the type of soups that was a …
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For the sweeth toothies... Quick Eggless Dates and Carrot cake

Hello dear mommies!! Just to break from the monotony of all the mommy gyan, here is a simple and quick recipe for a yummy dessert Eggless Carrot and Date cake You need…. 1cup pitted and chopped dates 1/2 cup grated …
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Baby Food 8 Months Plus: Pumpkin Soup and Sweet Pumpkin Puree

Source Pumpkins are filled with Vitamin A and beta carotene. Beta Carotene is known to reduce the risk of cancer. Pumpkin also builds immunity in kids. Surprisingly, I was never introduced to pumpkin from when I was a kid, so …
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Kids Snackbox Recipe- Anu’s Potato Bites (microwave)

Today I’m doing a short post on mommyswall as my lil one has given me a very short time for blogging. So let me start with a slogan, “Save your kids from french fries and chips”. A lot of kids …
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Matar/Mattar Paneer Recipe (without onion and garlic)

Hello Ladies, here is another quick recipe which I make very often. It will take you just 5-10 mins to prepare this recipe. After marriage, when I had to cook for inlaws without onion and garlic, I used to wonder …
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Diwali Special - Quick Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

  After Diwali, all I can think of is food. So  here is a quick eegless vanilla cupcake recipe.  I like cake recipes using oil as I don’t have to beat a lot and also because I dont have a cake …
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Indian Spices for Baby and Add-ons for Baby Food

Source We Indians cannot imagine a life without spices, spices are such an integral part of our lives. So here is a list of spices that can be added to your baby’s food after 6 months. Please make sure you …
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Benefits of Chamomile Tea – Especially for mommies

Hello Ladies, Few years back I attended a training conducted by a French Lady, she had flawless skin and looked around 35 plus, but surprisingly she told us she was 50 plus. I had to ask her about her skin, …
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2 Minutes Side Dish- Kadhi recipe

After my 1 minute cookie recipe, now it’s time for my 2 mins Khadi recipe. Gujarathi Khadi is a side dish made out of curd, and its one of my favorite easy to make side dish for rotis. When I …
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1 Minute Eggless Microwave Chocolate Chip cookies

Here’s a surprise for your kids snack box. 1 minute chocolate chip cookies, yeah you heard it right just one minute. That too without any raising agents. I always thought chocolate chips were expensive and used broken chocolate every time …
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Baby Food 6 Months Above- Yogurt/Dahi/Curd

Source We all know the benefits of yogurt, it’s a part and parcel of our Indian food be in a accompaniment with rice or roti, or curd rice in the south. Even milk haters like me love yogurt, salted sweet, …
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Recipe Bhindi palak/ Okra gravy

Im trying very hard not to add a lot of recipes to the blog. But sometimes I cant stop myself from posting some 5 min quick recipes which most moms would love. So here is my very healthy Bhindi Palak …
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Toddler treats - Grilled Chicken

By Reks My five year old loves his Mealtime if there is some meat in the menu. one of his most favorite is the simple grilled chicken. Here is how u make it. Clean,cut,  and marinate the chicken with barbecue …
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Baby food/Kids Recipe: Broccoli Soup

Hi Mommies, you can try this Broccoli soup for babies above 7 months. Its easy and my little one enjoyed it. Broccoli goes very well with milk but since milk it not advised to kids below 12 months, I have …
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Recipe for Kids and Moms – Energy/ Protein Bars

Earlier I did a post on protein cereal powder for babies, so here is how we can modify the powder to make bars. These bars are high energy bars, great for tired kids, moms and weight watchers with a sweet …
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Baby food recipe- 6 months plus – Basic Khichidi/Pongal/Dal Rice/Dal Pani

Hello Ladies, Today I felt like doing recipe posts. No mommy gyaan today. Do share anything you feel like.. how is it going? Please excuse my photography, I keep my camera in the kitchen and sometimes click pictures with one …
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Recipe: Mommys Vada (Vada with a twist)

Shhhh, here is a secret recipe that I learnt from my hubby. Ok nothing much it’s the simple vada with a twist. Let me get serious here, Urad dal is very good for pregnant and lactating mothers as it contains …
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Baby Food Recipe for 6 months plus- Vegetable Soup

This is one soup which you can make with variations. Add new veggies according to baby’s age. You can also add bottle gourd in this recipe. Ingredients: Carrot Beans Potato/ Sweet Potato/Peas  (any whole carb veggies) Salt Cumin Powder 2 …
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White Sauce Pasta

  Ingredients: 1 bowl of uncooked pasta ½ cup of chopped onion, tomatoes and red/green/yellow bell peppers ¼ cup maida Salt as per taste Dry basil and oregano ¼ cup butter/olive oil 2-3 cup milk ½ cup grated cheese Procedure …
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Baby Food 6 Months Plus- Homemade Baby Protein and Cereal powder

Hi Ladies, I would like to thank my darling friend Saps and her very sweet mom in law for sharing this recipe with me. It has really helped my little one gain some weight and she quiet likes the taste …
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Red Juicy Beets...How Good is the Beetroot

Do you like eating beetroot? I don’t detest it but would prefer some other veggie if given a choice. Last night,I was supposed to use up the 2 little beets sitting in my vegetable basket for the last 2 days. …
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Mishri Mawa - Simple Sweet Dish

                                 For making mishri mawa u need mlk,curd,sugar, elaichi pieces(optional) and pista(optional),kesar (optional)   I m stating this recipe quantity as per requirements in 1 …
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All about Weaning - Baby Food Month by Month

weanBy Rekha Menon, Everyone advises exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months after which you can watch out for signs that show your baby is ready for solids. A very common sign is once your baby is able to sit unaided with …
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Spinach (Palak) Soup for Mommies

Ingredients: Spinach (washed with stems removed) – 2 bunches Milk one glass Red chilly and black pepper Oregano (optional) Salt and water Procedure: Put one glass of milk with 1 cup water on boil and put the washed palak in …
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