sweetcorn pasta salad

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It’s not often Miss G. becomes fanatical about her food but of late our little miss has become utterly obsessed with sweet corn.

Each and every time I make my way into the kitchen and stand at the bench I hear the chants of a toddler demanding ‘corn, corn, corn’ pacing incessantly behind me.

So not to disappoint (or more importantly to avoid the dreaded terrible toddler terror tantrum) I’ve managed to work the bright yellow kernels of sunshine sweetness into most meals of late and this sweetcorn pasta salad is our favourite corn incarnation by far.

Not only is this gorgeously zesty salad chock full of nutritious goodness but it couldn’t be simpler to prepare.  It can be on the table and ready to devour in the time it takes to boil a little pasta and stored in an air tight container nestled in the fridge this salad is just as wonderful the next day.

Although Miss G. concentrates most of her eating efforts on the corn and pasta, she also manages to gobble up a good amount of fresh tomato, cucumber and mint as well, making for a very happy mummy.

To create this gorgeously fresh and zesty sweetcorn pasta salad simply…

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sweetcorn fritters

sweetcorn fritters

Sweetcorn fritters are an old childhood favourite of mine and I am so pleased to report a new fav of little Miss G’s.  For Grace, fritters are an easy to handle, nutritious and delicious lunch or dinner that fill her tummy and create a very happy and content bubby.  Watching Grace happily nibble away blissfully unaware on a good serving of vegetables also has me feeling over the moon.  And why wouldn’t she, the bright yellow happy kernels of lovely sweet corn are sweet and juicy and ensure the fritters are kid friendly.

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