Articles by One Handed Cooks

‘One Handed Cooks’ is a baby, toddler and family food blog and national magazine that inspires people to cook beautifully simple, healthy food for their children. From starting solids, to family foods and everything in between you will find hundreds of simple recipe ideas to try. Written with an Accredited Practising Dietitan, the blog also offers friendly and realistic nutrition information including food allergies and intolerances, and tips on managing fussy eating behaviour to ensure food remains a source of enjoyment and pleasure for our children. Developing positive food associations right from the very first spoonful is one of the most important gifts you can give your child. Join the community of One Handed Cooks on social media today for daily inspiration, recipes and tips.


Perfect Posture to Help Kids Eat

Perfect Posture to Help Kids Eat A must read if you are starting solids, have a picky or fussy eater, or a child that has difficulty in chewing hard textures like meat. If you’ve had anything to do with feeding young children, you wouldn’t be surprised to know learning how to eat is a complex (and…

Pick ‘n’ Mix Tray Baked Vegetables

Pick ‘n’ Mix Tray Baked Vegetables  When the cooler weather hits and the cold salads become less appealing look to this super simple recipe to add colour, variety and nutrition to your family mealtimes. You can puree or mash the veg for the babies and they’re great as a first finger food too if you…

1 Meal 3 Ways: Chicken, Rice & Quinoa Soup

1 Meal 3 Ways: Chicken, Rice & Quinoa Soup This warming chicken soup is a 1 meal 3 ways favourite, sure to be on high rotation this winter. It caters for the whole family with only minor adaptions. Babies, toddlers right through to hungry teenagers and adults. Nutrition Note: This nourishing winter soup is high in protein, quality…

One Pot Prawn and Tomato Couscous

Prawn and tomato couscous This prawn and tomato couscous is one of my all time favourite one-pot recipes. For the kids I will often separate the prawn and couscous so they can explore the new tastes and textures in their own time. But for my husband and I we enjoy this with some danish feta,…

One Pot Chicken and Basil Pasta

One pot chicken and basil pasta This one pot chicken and basil pasta is the kind of quick-and-easy pasta you need in your life. Most kids love a traditional tomato based pasta and this one is a perfect crowd pleaser when you need dinner on the table, now! Nutrition Note: A simple family meal made…

Easter Baking Inspiration

Easter Baking Inspiration With the Easter long weekend just a few days away the kids are busy chatting non-stop about egg hunts, drawing bunnies, practising their egg hunting using hand drawn Easter eggs and requesting hot cross buns for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To find some balance amongst the chocolate and nurture their love of…

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