Over the past few years there has been a rise in the number of plant based milks that are available and there are now so many it can be hard…
Under 1 is just for fun The statement ‘under 1 is just for fun’ refers to babies under 1 year who don’t have an interest in food or are not…
Calcium Calcium is an important part of an infant and child’s diet in order for them to grow healthy bones and teeth. Our bones grow in size and increase in…
I see soooooo many women who are being pressured by family to start weaning early. Here are some quick facts for you to use to bat the unwanted pressure away if you need it!
Have you ever thought about making your own bread? Either by hand or in a bread maker? No? OK, I know I’m at risk of coming across as completely unrealistic and totally out of touch with reality so please bear with me.
Yoghurt is a great go to food for a weaning baby and for children in general (providing you have not been advised to follow a dairy free/lactose free diet) especially as it is recommended that dairy foods are consumed 2-3 times per day. This should include milk (not as a main drink until 12 months), yoghurt & cheese.
Overnight oats have always been a winner in this household with adults and kids alike enjoying both the ease of making and the delicious taste in the mornings (the lazy part of me likes the fact that if I'm rushing around like a lunatic getting out of the house to work/nursery they can be wolfed down too - though obviously we should always be aiming to eat mindfully!). They're also really handy for an after nursery snack when we get in.
The Department of Health recommends that all children aged six months to five years are given vitamin supplements containing vitamins A, C and D every day.
Are you struggling with feeding a fussy/picky eater? Does your child refuse to try new foods?
Trying to get small folk to eat the meals that we cook for them can be frustrating, tiring and downright annoying at times! So please rest assured, you are... Definitely. Not. Alone.