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Chef Lesley Waters
Chef Lesley Waters cooks great food for fussy kids
We all know what it is like when it
comes to tea time with kids it can be hard enough
getting them to sit still at the table let alone anything
else! Between the ages of one and three years it can
be difficult to get them to eat the right foods, and
to know if they are getting enough nutrients, particularly
as some toddlers can become fussy eaters during this
Help is here with Celebrity Chef and mother Lesley
Waters along with SMA Nutritionist Anne Sidnell who
have designed six easy meals to satisfy even the fussiest
of taste buds, and helps provide balanced meals with
key nutrients like Iron, Omega 3 and 6 and Vitamin D
that are needed for healthy growth and development.
In the last webisode of the series, Lesley creates
Apricot Custard Bake, a delicious dessert packed full
of fruit to provide your toddler with key vitamins needed
for healthy development.
Tinned fruit is a great alternative to fresh
the canning process retains the key nutrients and you
can keep a stock in the cupboard. You can also replace
the fruit depending on the season and your toddlers
Log on to www.smanutrition.co.uk
where you can find more recipe suggestions.
sweet, fruit flavoured style Yorkshire pudding is delicious
with fresh apricots or try plums, nectarines or peaches
when in season. If using canned fruit, use fruit in
natural juice." ~ Lesley Waters
40 g plain flour
1 medium egg, beaten
150 ml made-up SMA Toddler Milk
Knob of butter
4 ripe apricots, halved stoned and each cut into quarters
or 10 canned, drained apricots in natural juice
You will need two oven-proof dishes/ramekins that
are 10 cm in diameter and hold 200 ml liquid.
will need two oven-proof dishes/ramekins that are
10 cm in diameter and hold 200 ml liquid.
the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas 6.
the flour into a bowl and make a well in the centre.
the egg to the centre well and gradually whisk in
Gradually whisk in the SMA Toddler Milk until the
batter is smooth.
a small knob of butter in each dish and place in the
oven for 2 minutes or until melted and hot. Carefully
swirl around the dish.
the apricots evenly between each dish, then pour in
for 15 - 20 minutes or until puffed and golden.
with icing sugar and serve with Apricot and Custard
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