Comparing Plant-Based Milk Alternatives for Children

Comparing Plant-Based Milk Alternatives for Children

Going Dairy Free I’ve recently been sharing on Instagram the trials and tribulations of trying Raffy on a dairy free diet.   We started to notice a few symptoms such as: loose stools, irritability, low appetite, lethargy and they seemed to correlate a lot with intakes of dairy. I went to see my GP and…

Store Cupboard Staples for Weaning: First Foods Focus

Store Cupboard Staples for Weaning

This article has been written for SR Nutrition by Kat Thomas, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at London Metropolitan University with support of Charlotte Stirling-Reed. At the beginning of the week I posted a fairly comprehensive “Store Cupboard Staples for Weaning” shopping list to try and make the first stages of…

First Foods Focus – Eggs

First Foods Focus - Eggs

Today I’m doing another blog in my series about perfect options as cupboard staples during weaning. Today is the day for eggs. A food that often causes confusion for a number of reasons during weaning and that I’m forever answering questions on too! Eggs are a great option during weaning….

Babies First Foods – Courgette Puree Recipe

Tommee Tippee Quick Cook Recipes

Over the next few weeks I’ll be posting some new weaning recipes that I’ve created for Tommee Tippee, for use with their new Quick Cook blender, as part of a paid partnership with them. I wanted to use this work as an opportunity to show parents how they can use…

The Ultimate Weaning Hamper!

The Ultimate Weaning Hamper

So I’ve reached 100,000 followers on Instagram which is just so crazy! Never thought I’d get here. So I want to use this as an opportunity to support parents and give back! Today I’m doing the biggest giveaway I’ve ever done to say THANK YOU and give something really helpful…

Advice For Babies With Food Allergies

All week I’ve been talking about food allergies, and in this blog I’m collating tips, recipes and resources for any parent who has a little one with food allergies. It’s largely written by Sam from Keep a beat with a mixture of advice & resources from The GP Mum and also…

Introducing Allergens During Weaning

Introducing Allergens During Weaning

Blog written by Penny Barnard, Paediatric Dietitian, PhD RD Cert Allergy MBDA. Weaning can be a daunting & anxious time for parents, especially when advice is changing and it is now recommended that common food allergens are introduced early, rather than late. The weaning process should be an enjoyable, happy…

Ideas for a Healthy Halloween

Ideas for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween Sweets I love festivities, but I’m always a little disheartened when it’s always sweets and cakes that take all the limelight on these occasions when we have such a variety of delicious foods around us that can be equally as exciting…right? I’m never saying we shouldn’t give kids sweeties or…

Snacks for Toddlers and Young Children

I’m regularly asked by my readers and followers on Instagram to write about and provide ideas for snacks for toddlers and young children. This is SUCH a popular topic, and one that I haven’t REALLY got round to writing about as yet!!! I’ve written before about 5 top snack options…

Bioavailability & Absorption of Nutrients

We often talk about the nutrient content of foods and the importance of those nutrients, but something that we discuss less is how much of what we eat actually makes it from the food and into our bodies? There are many different factors that influence how much of a nutrient…