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My mom passed away when I was pregnant with my little guy, and my baby didn’t get to meet his amazing Nana.  But, I am lucky -- on top of the stories, memories and photos we have, we also have her recipes which I can share and pass on to my baby and to you.

~Enjoy, Kirsty  

Fun Pizza

From approximately 12 months +


1 English Muffin

Tomato Sauce

Nitrate-Free Lunch Meat, or Chicken Breast

Your Choice of Veggies (peas, corn, whatever your little one likes!)

Shredded Mozzarella


Toast English Muffin in toaster

Spread tomato sauce on each side on muffin

Top with Toppings, including cheese

Broil in Oven or toaster over until cheese in bubbly

Serve with vegetables and milk!



 Tea Biscuits

 From approx 9 months. A great treat for lunch or to go with dinner.


2 cups all-purpose flour  (or whole wheat)

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter or margarine

3/4 cup milk


Make approx. 20 biscuits. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F . Grease a baking sheet. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut butter in until mixture has a fine crumb texture. Stir in milk with a fork to make a soft dough. Knead 8 to 10 times, and then roll out to a thickness of at least 1/2 inch. Cut into rounds with a cookie oryou can use the open end of a small juice glass!!. Place on cookie sheet, and allow to rest for a few minutes. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

 For a treat add 1/2 cup of grated cheese or a few tablespoons of dill or whatever you fancy!


Turnip Puffs

From about 9 months old


2 cups cooked, mashed turnips, cooled

1 cup bread crumbs

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 eggs, separated


Combine turnips, bread crumbs, margarine, sugar, salt, pepper, and egg yolks. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; mixinto turnip mixture. Spoon turnip mixture into a buttered 1-quart casserole.

Notes: Add carrots, or other root veggies for a different take on it.  You can omit the sugar for younger babies.


 Kirsty Sheen-Kernohan is the editor and founder of