Broccoli and Greens – Babease style for the whole family

February 22, 2019

At Babease, we believe that introducing your little one to amazing tastes and textures at an early age is the best way to raise healthy, adventurous eaters. Finger food isn’t just for babies! Here’s a simple hack from Chef Tom to turn your little one’s finger food into a yummy snack/side dish that is perfect for the whole family.

Steamed greens with an omega hit

Prep: 3 minutes

Cook: 3-5 minutes

Serves: 1

This is another one of those recipes that’s so good for you and easy to make, it almost seems too good to be true. Packed with Omegas 3 and 6, vitamins A, C and K, folate, iron and magnesium (we told you it was good for you!), try topping with a fried egg and sprinkle with some chilli flakes for a little extra kick.


What you need:

1 large handful of mixed greens (kale, spring greens, chard, sprouting broccoli)

1 shake of tamari

1 shake of mixed seeds (a blend of flax, pumpkin, sunflower, chia and sesame)

drizzle of sesame oil 1 egg (if using)

chilli flakes (optional) pepper, to taste


What to do:

Put a steamer on filled with water. If you don’t have a steamer, a large pan of boiling water will do. Roughly tear or chop the greens so that they are in big, similar sized pieces and put them in the steamer or pan. Cook until tender, (about 2-3 minutes) then drain. Place on a serving plate and toss with the seeds, tamari, oil and fresh cracked pepper. Top with a fried egg if using and add a sprinkle of chilli flakes to taste.



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