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Need new lunch ideas for babies? You’ve come to the right place. Here is our master-list of lunch recipes for babies, accounting for all the nutrients your little one needs. Whatever foods your child delights in, our range of lunch ideas will refresh and excite the tastebuds, introducing them to a healthy and delicious diet. Sensory variety is key for any baby, and these recipes certainly do not disappoint. Next time you’re in a pinch and need to add a little inspiration to the standard lunch rotation, we’ve got you covered.

2 tbsp reduced salt butter or margarine 1 cup baby’s usual milk 2 tbsp plain flour ½ cup water ½ cup reduced salt vegetable stock 1 cup cheese, grated 4 cups macaroni, cooked 1 tbsp breadcrumbs

1 tbsp lentil 1 tbsp rice 1 carrot, peeled and diced 1 celery stick, diced 1 zucchini, chopped 400g tomatoes, diced 1 cup water

1 tbsp vegetable or canola oil ½ onion, finely chopped ½ celery stick, finely chopped 1 small clove garlic, crushed ½ can kidney beans in water, drained and rinsed 100g lean minced beef 300g canned diced tomatoes (salt reduced) ½ tsp dried cumin ½ tsp dried coriander Pinch of mild chilli powder