Veggies and fruit with dippers makes great food for toddlers. Bread sticks and toasted pita triangles can also be included and are great for older kids who might not only want veggies and fruit, no matter how pretty and colourful.

Crudités Selection
Mini Carrots or Carrot Batons
Mini Cucumbers/ Israeli Cucumbers
Celery Fingers
Cherry Tomatoes
Mini Corn
Sugar Snap Peas

Sour Cream and Chives Dip
200ml crème fraiche
15g chives, finely chopped
1 tblspns mayonnaise
1 tspn lemon juice


1. Mix all ingredients together stirring lightly or it will become too runny.
2. Can be prepared ahead. Store in the fridge until using.

Kiddies Hummus
1x 410g chickpeas, drained
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tblspns olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tblspns boiling water
Pinch of sea salt or Herbamare


1. Whiz the chickpeas in a food processor with the lemon juice and garlic, drizzle the olive oil through the feeder tube.
2. Scrape down the sides and add the boiling water, the consistency should be fairly loose to dip veggies in but not too sloppy.
3. Taste and adjust seasoning.
4. Will keep for 2-3 days in the fridge and can be prepared.