Reducing Food Waste During Weaning

Reducing Food Waste During Weaning

Feeding babies is quite fun! Food goes everywhere, baby is exploring new tastes and it’s a time for parent’s to really experiment. It can be an enjoyable time for both parents and baby…that is, until baby starts refusing every meal you put in front of them and you end up…

Healthy Vegetarian Diets For Children

Healthy vegetarian diets for children

Vegetarian and Vegan diets are becoming increasingly popular with reports that up to one third of us are choosing to cut down on our consumption of animal products. Additionally an estimated 14,000 people in the UK took part in Veganuary 2019. For parents looking to cut down on animal products,…

Iodine Recommendations for Mum and Baby

Iodine Recommendations for Mum and Baby

Mum and Baby: How Much Iodine Should We Have? Iodine is one of those minerals we don’t really talk about in everyday life. Where do we find it? How much do we need? Is it even important? The answer to the latter is….yes! Here we will be discussing just why…

Winter Warming Comfort Foods

Healthy Dinner ideas

Forget what you currently think about comfort foods! Winter warming comfort foods don’t have to involve high calories and zero nutrients. There are PLENTY of delicious, warming, healthy foods that will give you energy, a dose of nutrients and a buzz to keep you happy during cold winter months. Throughout…

Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet: Dinner

This is the last in my series of blog posts about Getting Extra Nutrients into Children’s diets and this week I’m focusing on my FAVOURITE meal – Dinner! For us, Raffy will sometimes have a ‘picky’ dinner depending on what he’s had for lunch that day. But as I’m a…

Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet: Lunch Edition

Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet: Lunch Edition

This blog is a continuation of my series on making the most of the nutrient content of baby and children’s meals. Last week I wrote about “Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet: Breakfast Edition” and I’m so pleased that so many of you have been finding it helpful. I…

Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet: Breakfast Edition

Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet

People keep asking me about doing blogs on HOW to get extra nutrients into baby and toddler’s diets. It’s such a great point as it’s something I work on every day when I’m creating meals for Raffy. It’s not about “sneaking” veggies etc into meals as I’m really not a…

What vitamins and minerals should I give my baby or toddler?

Fussy eating

This question has got a little complicated of late, so I’ll try to answer it as simply as possible. For the general population, if they are consuming a healthy, well-balanced diet, more often than not supplementation is unnecessary – unless we are talking about Vitamin D! (I’ve written a blog…

Processed Foods: The Pros and Cons – Part 2

The Cons Processed foods are likely to play a role in our diets whether we like it or not. Unless we are on a raw food diet (wouldn’t recommend it) or are trying to eat like our ancestors did millions of years ago, most of us will be consuming some…

Fish Recommendations For Babies and Toddlers

Recently there was a lot of talk about fish in the UK press. This was mainly due to the fact that fresh tuna, which was once considered to be an “oily” fish has been somewhat downgraded and no longer counts as an oily fish due to data suggesting that levels…