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Love Parenting is creating it’s own recipe ideas and would love to see and display photos of your recipes. The messier the better! We will post recipes, top tips and advice every two weeks usually on a Monday giving you plenty of time to collect the ingredients needed for each recipe, so check back for ideas and be sure to send in your own suggestions of child friendly recipes. Don’t forget the photos! You can send your recipes to info@loveparenting.ie.

Healthy Golden Cod

Healthy Golden Cod

Utensils Needed:  Frying Pan Oven-Proof Dish Cooking Method:  Oven Fry Ingredients:  1 1/2 Lbs/675g Cod cut into 6 pieces Pinch of salt if desired Pepper Juice of a Lemon 1 dessertspoon Water 1 Onion peeled and chopped 1 Teaspoon of vegetable oil 1 Carrot peeled and grated 4oz/120g Low-Fat Cheese Grated 4 potatoes cooked peeled and sliced Method:  Pre-heat the ... Read More »

Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

Utensils Needed:  2 pint Pudding Bowl Large Pot Cooking Method:  Boil/Stew Ingredients:  3oz/85g Self-raising Flour 1/2 Level Teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 Level teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 Level Teaspoon ground cinnamon 4oz/110g white breadcrumbs 6oz/150g dark brown sugar 4oz/110g Margarine melted and cooled 1 grated apple 8oz/225g currants 4oz/110g raisins 4oz/110g Sultanas 2oz/50g cut mixed peel 2oz/50g cherries, halved, washed and ... Read More »

Vegetarian Casserole

Vegetarian Casserole

Utensils Needed:  Casserole Dish Cooking Method:  Oven Ingredients:  4 Medium Potatoes chopped 2 Medium Carrots chopped 1 Onion diced ½ Turnip chopped 3 Dessertspoons of peas 4 Cloves of Garlic Pinch of salt if desired Pepper 400g tin of Kidney Beans 1 Low salt Vegetable stock cube 1pt/575mls of boiling water Pre- heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/ Gas mark 5. Fry ... Read More »

Quiches – Various Ingredients

Quiches – Various Ingredients

Utensils Needed:  Flan Dish Oven Dish Cooking Method:  Oven Ingredients (Pastry):  6oz/180g Plain Flour 3oz/85g Margarine Pinch of salt if desired A Little Water Method:  Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl. Rub in the chopped margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the water and mix to a stiff dough. Roll out the pastry and line a flan ... Read More »

Baked Apples

Baked Apples

Utensils Needed:  Baking Dish Cooking Method:  Oven Ingredients:  3 Cooking Apples 50ml Water 3 Teaspoons Brown Sugar (1 level teaspoons per apple) 3 teaspoons of Butter Low- fat natural Yogurt Method:  Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Wash apples and remove the core. Place in a baking dish. Pour the water around the apples. Fill each apple with sugar ... Read More »

Healthy Farmhouse Vegetable Soup

Healthy Farmhouse Vegetable Soup

Servings: Four Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 45 Minutes Cost: Low Utensils Needed:                                            Cooking Method:  Wooden Spoon                                           ... Read More »

Raspberry Buns

Raspberry Buns

Servings: Four + Preparation Time: 30 Minutes Cooking Time: 12 Minutes Cost: Low Utensils Needed: Swiss Roll Tin 11”x 7” Cooking Method: Oven Ingredients: 12oz/340g self-raising flour 4oz/110g sugar 2oz/50g margarine 2 eggs pinch of salt 4 dessertspoons milk raspberry jam 2 dessertspoons water 1 teaspoon caster sugar for dusting Method: Pre-heat the oven to 230°C / 450°F / Gas ... Read More »

Healthy Wholemeal Bread

Healthy Wholemeal Bread

Servings: Four + Preparation Time: 30 Minutes Cooking Time: 55 Minutes Cost: Low Utensils Needed:                  Cooking Method: Loaf Tin                                        Oven Ingredients: 1lb/425g Wholemeal flour 1 Dessertspoon Wheat germ 1 Dessertspoon Bran ½ Pt/275 ... Read More »

Healthy Spicy Potato Wedges

Healthy Spicy Potato Wedges

Servings: Two People Preparation time: 15 Minutes Cooking time: 35 Minutes Cost: Medium  Utensils Needed:                                            Cooking Method: Plastic container                                           ... Read More »

Stir-Fry Vegetables

Stir-Fry Vegetables

Ingredients  1 green pepper 1 yellow pepper 1/2 lb/225g French beans/string beans 1 low salt stock cube ¼ pt./150ml water 1 dessertspoon of Vegetable oil 10 mushrooms 1 onion Pepper Method Peel and slice the carrots. Slice the peppers, onion and mushrooms thinly. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the mixed vegetables and stir well. Dissolve the stock cube ... Read More »