Thinking about Christmas food can be tricky enough without having to factor in dietary needs or allergies. Fortunately, there are loads of options available so family members don't need to miss out. For someone that is egg free and dairy free these little pavlovas should hit the sweet spot after lunch or dinner. Anyone can… Continue reading Egg Free Dairy Free Mini Berry Pavlovas
Starting solids is a big step in your baby's life. If there is a history of food allergy in the family that can add a complexity and an understandable element of fear. Below you find some steps to help navigate this next phase. What about allergies? Children can develop an allergy to any food, at… Continue reading Starting solids for food allergy prevention
Making the shift from breast milk or formula to food is such an exciting time in your baby's first year. It can however be a time of confusion. "How will you know when to start feeding your baby?" "What if other babies the same age are eating and yours isn't?" "How will you know if… Continue reading Starting solids, how and when to start feeding your baby.
What is baby-led weaning? Baby-led weaning involves skipping spoon feeding and beginning with finger foods when the baby is ready. The underpinning idea is that the baby will know how much food they wish to eat, using their own hunger cues. Baby-led weaning is basically a new term for how I was fed as a child… Continue reading Baby-led Weaning
I don't always get time to cook, but when I do, I embrace it. Recently I made a few batches of baby meals for my daughter. Although it's time consuming, and much more involved then simply choosing from a myriad of tempting flavours of baby food at the supermarket, I thoroughly enjoyed it. There is just something soul cleansing… Continue reading Feeding babies
Day 16 of Christmas, and I found a cute treat on the Good Food blog. My sister made these last year and they look fantastic on the dessert or snack tray. TIP Be sure to make these quickly or the top half may start sliding if it's a hot day as it has been in… Continue reading Christmas Santas