Recipes

Lactation Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup butter

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

4 tablespoons water

2 tablespoons Flaxseed meal

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

3 cups oats

1 cup ( or more ) choc chips/sultanas/almonds (your preference)

2 tablespoons Brewers Yeast

Method

Mix Flaxseed & water – set aside for 3 to 5 mins

Cream (beat) butter & suger, add eggs one at a time and mix well

Stir Flaxseed mixture & add with vanilla to butter mix

Beat until blended

Sift dry ingredients together – except oats and chips – add butter mix

Stir in oats and chips. Scoop or drop onto lined baking tray.

The dough is a little crumbly so it helps to use a scoop.

Bake 8 – 10 mins.  Makes 6 dozen

Recipe courtesy of Bianca W, FB

Qubies Smoothie Qubies

Suitable for little people through to big peoplesmoothie_milkshake

Ingredients

2 punnet strawberries

1 punnet blue berries

4 tbs vanilla yoghurt

3 tbs honey

Variations: add your favorite fruits (banana, peaches, mangos, apricots) or even a touch of cinnamon or vanilla. For pre or post gym workout, add protein powder.

Method

Place everything into a blender and blend till smooth.

Pour into your Qubies to the ‘max fill’ line. Pop on lid & freeze

Uses

After school smoothies/pre & post gym workouts: Take 1 /2 cubes/person, add 1 cup milk/person – blend for a quick healthy smoothy.

Lemon/Lime Qubie cubes

Suitable for big people

lemon-lime-juice

Ingredients

5/6 juicy lemons or limes

Method

Simply juice and pour into Qubies.

Pop on lid and freeze

Uses

Pop a lemon cube into your Gin & Tonic

Try a shot of Frangelico with a cube of lime (my personal favorite!)

Lemon cubes on hand for cooking

Add some zing to your Asian dishes with your lime cubes

Make some refreshing lemonade on a hot summer’s evening

Veggie Surprise by Alicia

Suitable for baby 6 months

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 carrot, chopped
1 potato, peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons peas (freash or frozen)
2 tablespoons corn kernals (fresh or frozen)
5 tablespoons water
2 Qubie baby food containers

Method

Heat the oil on a low heat and add the carrots. Cook until soft (about 5 – 7 mins). Add the potato, peas, corn and water. Cover and simmer for 15 mins stirring occassionally.

When cooked blend to the desired consistency. Add more water if necessary.

Freeze leftovers in your Qubies.

Tuna, Banana & Avocado (Yep!)

Ingredients

Suitable from 8 – 12 months
1/2 cup canned tuna
1/2 cup banana
1/2 avocado

Method

Simply mix all the ingrediets together.

Take one serving for baby and place the remainder into your Qubies and freeze for another day.

Note: sounds yuk but my baby loves it!!!

G. Stubbings – Facebook

Sweet Potato Apple Mash

Ingredients

1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
2 apples, peeled and cored and diced

1 Qubie tray (baby food container)

Method

Steam / bake / pop all ingredients in saucepan with a little water and cook on a medium / low het until tender.
Pop into blender and puree to desired consistency. Add a little water if too thick.
Serve to Bub – Yummy!
Place leftovers into Qubies to freeze.

Contributor: Thanks Jules! (Qubies Facebook)

Strawberry teething suckers

Ingredients

1 punnet of strawberries
1 Qubie tray (baby food container)

Method

Mash the strawberries and freeze in your Qubie.
Semi defrost 1 cube for teething baby to suck on.
Helps sooth their gums.

Contributor: Thank you Cate! (Qubies Facebook)

Simple Breakfast Ideas from Qubies Mums

Idea 1 – from Caitlin R

Weet-bix with milk plus pear banana and blueberry purée

Idea 1 – from Tammy H

Cooked Oats with milk plus cooked apple & raisins

Idea 1 – from Julie T

Porridge with cooked apple &pear plus yogurt

Sian’s Sweet Pork

Ingredients

200 grams port (lean free range if avail)
2 apples, diced
Handful of prunes

Method

Place all ingredients into a baking tray and cook until the apples are soft, then pop into blender and blitz. You may need to add a tiny bit of water to loosen up.

Serve to Bub and pop leftovers into your Qubies

Contributor: Sian from NZ

Sian’s Sweet Chicken

Ingredients

6 Chicken drums
6 Apricots (halved)

Method

Place ingredients into a baking tray and cook until the chicken is done and the apricots are shrivelled. Pop into blender and blitz. You may need to add a tiny bit of water to loosen up.

Serve to Bub and pop leftovers into your Qubies

Contributor: Sian from NZ