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  • When to Start Solids FAQs

    Introducing solids to your baby is a significant milestone in their development, marking the beginning of a lifelong journey with food. It's an ex...
  • Starting Solids at Christmas

    Starting solids around Christmas can be a fun and festive experience for you and your baby. However it can also bring some extra worry and pressur...
  • Can Babies Have Meat and Protein at Night?

      Navigating a myriad of advice when it comes to starting solids and baby feeding is par for the parenting course. One topic that frequently rais...
  • Baby Led Weaning Pancakes - Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free & Nut-Free

    Makes 12 Mini-Pancakes In my best selling Baby and Toddler Cookbook I have three great grain-free mini pancake (also known as...
  • Best Milk for Babies Starting Solids?

    Like so many aspects of starting solids the question of the best milk for babies when starting solids is a confusing one! The use of milk, as in c...
  • Portions of Baby Food?

    How much is a portion of baby food?  As you can imagine, given that baby food is my jam (so to speak), I was quite particular about this when star...
  • Is Coconut a Nut?

    This is a frequency asked question! I understand where the concern lies as ‘nuts’ are a classified top eight allergen group. Within in these ident...
  • Baby-Friendly Beef Curry

    D/F E/F G/F N/F B/F Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours on low (pumpkin 4 hours on low)   Iron deficiency continues to be an ongoing nutr...
  • Grain-Free Mussel Fritters

    As it is 'book anniversary' week I am sharing with you a favourite creation from my Baby and Toddler Cookbook. You can also check out the video on ...
  • Egg and Spinach Cups (GF, DF)

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    This is a ridiculously super simple recipe - literally made with three ingredients which is a great way to explore egg (and leafy greens for the matter) for little ones. Some babies struggle with the texture of egg so this is something a bit different which is grain free and dairy free. You can adapt this to include pretty much any vegetable, and feel free to add some herbs as well.

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  • High Iron Baby Puree

    Introducing food high in iron to your baby is crucial. As our breast-milk and formula has only trace amounts of iron babies are born with enough iron stores to last them up until around six months of age, after which iron must be supplemented in their diet. As a really high source of haem iron (very easily absorbed) I am asked a lot about how and when to introduce meat into a baby. You can read...
  • Gluten-Free Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

    G/F D/F 
    Prep time: 5 minutes
    Cook time: 20-25 minutes

     

    Home-made muffins are a great healthy option for mums and children alike, they can be easily made in advance and frozen so that if you are in need of a fast snack you can either pop in the microwave for 10 seconds or take out in the morning and put in your lunch bag for later on. These muffins are super-fast and include basic ingredients, use fruit as a natural sweetener and are gluten-free!