1. Make a sweet pizza by using a pre-cooked base, putting fruit purée on instead of tomato sauce and putting lots of fruit pieces on top. Eat with yoghurt, fromage frais, crème fraîche or evaporated milk (which is not sugary or fatty and is a good source of calcium).
2. Toss fingers of white fish in breadcrumbs or crushed wholewheat cereals and fry them briefly in a drop of oil. Your children will love the crunchy exterior and contrast of textures.
3. Roast chunks of fruit in a hot oven, or grill them. Try sieving a tiny amount of caster sugar over them beforehand to caramelize the chunks slightly. This will make them utterly mouth-watering.
4. Mix fish and bacon for a wonderful flaviour. Fry slivers of bacon in a pan then, when they’re done, add a few slivers of fish. Or you could wrap thin slices of ham around fingers of fish.
5. Fill pancakes with raw or lightly-grilled fruit and dust with icing sugar.
6. Try filling little plastic pots with different finger food size chunks of fruit and veg. Put the lids on and shake them in front of your little one, who'll be dying to know what's inside.
7. Almost all vegetables can be hidden in a tomato sauce base. Just use a tin of plum tomatoes and puree up and add in whatever veggies you have in the fridge.
8. Fishcakes made from mashed potato, mashed up fished and mashed up cooked broccoli and fried into patties are are tasty way of getting fish and vegetables into your little one
9. If you've got the time (or your own breadmaker) experiment with different types of breads containing different herbs, sundried tomatoes, olives and other tastes to get your baby's tastebuds experimenting from day one.
10. Tried freezing tomato soup onto ice lolly sticks to make veggies seem more fun
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