Thursday, May 31, 2012

Avocado pesto pasta and our first giveaway

When I was pregnant I was given a great book called feeding the bump. It was filled with very healthy/tasty recipes and also told you how each meal would benefit not only you but also your growing baby. We lived on these recipes through both pregnancies. One of my favourite dishes is an avocado pasta, so I have adapted this recipe to suit toddlers. If your home is like ours you'll be cooking pasta every second night so here’s a nice healthy version to try. Please let me know how it goes.

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When you think back to the days when you used a lunch box, you think of???

Winner will be drawn on Monday 4th June

Preparation time
10 minutes

Cooking time
10 minutes
1 cup pasta spirals 
1 avocado, pitted and peeled 
1/4 cup slivered almonds 
1/4 cup parmesan cheese 
1 tbs olive oil 
juice of half a lemon 
1/2 punnet cherry tomatoes

1. Cook pasta as per instructions on the packet.
2. Place avocado, almonds, cheese, olive oil and lemon juice in the blender, and combine until paste is almost smooth.
3. Once the pasta is cooked, gently mix all the ingredients together and serve.

Serves 2 toddlers and 2 adults (as a side). 

You can also find more of Toddler tastes recipes here on the Woolworths Baby and toddler baby club

1 comment:

  1. What an inspiring recipe- I am starting a serious search to find the whole book, what I need to feel better as am putting on weights while eing pregnant is a healthy and interesting suggestions for my baby. I am starting with this avocado pasta.