A collection of recipes to try with your fussy eater to encourage their involvement in food prep and food play!

Zucchini Soup

 1 tbsp Olive Oil

¼ Brown Onion (chopped)

2 Garlic cloves (crushed)

500g Zucchini (Chopped into 2-3cm pieces)

1 Potato (Chopped into chunks)

1 cup of Vegetable stock

1 tbsp Cream Cheese

1 tbsp Sour Cream

Salt to taste


01 Heat the olive oil in a heavy based pan or pot.

02 Sauté onion and garlic until soft.

03 Add Zucchini, Potato and vegetable stock. Once simmering, cook for 10 minutes covered then lid off for a further 5 minutes (or until potato is soft).

04 Blend with cream cheese, sour cream and a pinch of salt.

Pea Risotto

1 tbsp olive oil

½ brown onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 cup of arborio rice

1 heaped cup frozen peas

⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese

3 cups (750ml) hot chicken or vegetable stock

1 heaped tbsp sour cream (opt.)

pinch salt and pepper

01 Place peas in a bowl and cover with water. Microwave for 2 mins. Drain & puree peas with a stick mix.

02 Heat oil in a deep frypan over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for a 2 minutes, or until soft.

03 Add rice to pan and stir until slightly translucent. Add 1 cup of prepared stock, along with the pureed peas and season well. Stir until all liquid is absorbed.

04 Continue to add stock to the mixture 1 cup at a time, ensuring the liquid is absorbed each time. Stir intermittently during cooking to ensure even cooking.

05 Once rice is ‘al dente’ remove from heat and cover for 5 minutes.

06 Stir in cheese and sour cream. Serve with extra parmesan.

This recipe was created for April @recipemumma on Instagram.

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