Great Food Ideas For New Parents

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If you are a parent yourself, you know that the greatest gift a person can receive when they’ve had a baby is food. Not packets of biscuits, or packaged cakes necessarily (though they are welcome too), but a dinner. Dropped on the doorstep, without a word – gift this and you will be loved forever. Here are our favourite food ideas for new parents.

Dinners

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Think warming, comforting and packed with nutrients to get through those sleepless nights. Also, consider food that can be eaten with one hand – nursing Mums often have to eat while holding the baby.

Mary Flahavan’s oat and beef lasagne
Provencal Lamb StewHoisin Pork Wraps
Mary Berry’s Fish Pie
Chicken & Broccoli Bake

Snacks

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If you are making up a snack hamper, think wholegrain goodness and things with protein for maximum energy giving potential.

Homemade Chocolate Nut Butter
Gubeen & Chorizo Swirls
Granola Bars
Cheese & Herb Scone Bread

Sweet Treats

Spelt Carrot Cake
Every new parent deserves something sweet, so go all out with something super indulgent

Mandy’s Spelt Carrot Cake
Lemon & Poppyseed Cake
Raspberry Coconut Slice
The ICA‘s Orange Chocolate Bars

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