See & Eat Resources: Helping Children to Eat More Veg

It’s no secret that I’m a huge advocate of encouraging children to enjoy a variety of foods. ESPECIALLY helping them learn to love their veggies right from the very start! I’m really excited to partner with the See & Eat project, funded by EIT food. They have created some brilliant…

Moving From Bottle to Cup

Moving From Bottle to Cup

Parents offering their little one’s infant formula from a bottle will know that feeding baby is a time of the day which often gives them a chance to feel close to their baby. The transition of moving from bottle to cup represents a key stage of your baby’s development. Which,…

Cheese For Babies

Cheese For Babies

This may seem like a super simple question. However I get asked ALL the time whether cheese is ok and what types of cheese are safe for babies. I’ve written before all about yoghurts, but cheese is another food that can bring up a lot of questions. So I thought…

Winter Warmer Recipes

Winter Warmer Recipes

Now that the days are getting shorter, darker and colder, it’s time to start preparing lots of warming and nourishing recipes. I’ve pulled together some of my favourite “Winter Warmer” recipes that are ideal for the colder months, as well as this new recipe for an Italian Style Pasta &…

Top Tips to Get Toddlers Eat More Vegetables

Top Tips to Get Toddlers Eat More Vegetables

This is a topic that comes up often & many parents quiz me on, so I’ve written this blog with lau_matthews_nutrition to help you try out some practical tips to help your little ones eat & enjoy their veggies. Here are our Top Tips to Get Toddlers Eat More Vegetables…

Healthier Halloween Recipes

Healthier Halloween Recipes

Halloween is just around the corner again and although things might look a little different this year, it’s still a perfect time to have some fun with little ones in the kitchen! Whilst Halloween treats can often revolve around snacks high in salt and sugar, there are plenty of delicious,…

Fibre for Babies & Toddlers

Fibre for Babies & Toddlers

A topic that can often cause confusion for parents is about fibre for babies & toddlers & young children. We often hear about fibre being beneficial for adults but many parents are worried about offering fibre. Especially wholegrain bread, pasta and rice to their little ones. In this blog I’ll…

Fat for Babies and Children

fat for babies and children

I recently wrote all about protein for babies and toddlers, and so in this blog I wanted to focus on another nutrient I am often asked about: Fat for Babies and Children. Fat is one of the macronutrients, along with protein and carbohydrates, that make up the core of our…

All About Rice For Babies

Food Safety When Weaning Rice is a very popular food that is ideal when weaning as it’s easy to prepare, helps with texture progression and can be offered alongside sauces and vegetables to create a balanced meal. In this blog I wanted to cover some of the most common questions…

Sugar for Babies and Children: What’s the Deal?

Sugar for Babies and Children

I’ve written before about this topic more generally, but I wanted to write specifically around the guidelines and recommendations for babies and young children. As I know it’s an area many parents find difficult to navigate! The purpose of this blog isn’t to demonise sugar and certainly not to make…