Part 1 - Mealtime Management. This is the first part of a 4 part blog series on successfully feeding your toddler.
Worrying about a potential food allergy is a real concern for most parents when they start to wean their baby. How will you know if they are going to be allergic to a food? Could they have a life threatening reaction? Its scary stuff! Read on for what you need to do...
Weaning onto solids is important because breast and formula milk simply don’t contain enough nutrition for the rapid growth and brain development that occurs at this time. The food you choose to give your baby must be carefully considered for its nutritional value as there are critical nutrients that are needed during their weaning journey. Not enough of the right nutrition can lead to cognitive issues including learning and behavioural problems but getting it right can enhance your baby’s intellectual abilities.
How to adapt your recipes to make them healthier. Sit back and watch your kids indulging on their favourite sweet treats, safe in the knowledge that its more than just junk they're eating!
This is a recipe I created for my sons 11th birthday cake. It was a carrot cake made healthier with the addition of wholemeal flour, rapeseed oil and pineapple. Its 'Stranger Things' themed with Joy's alphabet communication wall wand Belgian waffles to imitate 'Eggos'.
Kids need snacks at all stages throughout their childhood and adolescence. Here’s my approach for successful snacking and healthy snack ideas.
New Year's Resolutions for healthy family meals
With the school holidays coming up fill up your kitchen cupboards with healthy snacks for in between the festive goodies!
Such fun, simple to make and full of festive cheer!!
Ideal for using up leftover mincemeat or simply a delicious and nutritious lunchbox snack!
Want to make sure your kids have a healthy Christmas without missing our on sweets and treats?
Encourage your kids to make their own tea with these fun pitta pizza's which provide 1 of their 5 a day!
Packed with fibre, B vitamins, slow release carbs and heart healthy oils....and it goes without saying....I've managed to squeeze a bit of fruit in there too!!
Fantastically warming for an autumn or winter evening, bursting with vitamins and phytonutrients. And cheep too - squashes are in season!
Young children, babies and toddlers rely on milk to provide many of the nutrients needed for growth and development. Even older children & teens benefit from significant milk consumption in order to fuel their bodies. There are so many different versions of milks and milk alternatives to choose from. Read on to understand oat milk from almond milk and which might be best for your growing child.
There is so much information on how to wean your baby, the Internet, books, grandparents and well-meaning friends .... it's no wonder that it can begin to feel daunting.. read on for my answers to the most common weaning questions.
Kids love junk food and its my mission to create healthier alternatives that still taste good. Here’s my take on sausage rolls, ideal for party food, lunch boxes and teatime treats too.
Autumn, I wholeheartedly crave the feelings of warmth and coziness this season invokes, heres my tips for seasonal, hearty, warming healthy family meals.
Hate food waste? Here’s my top 5 tips for using up food before it spoils.
Mindful eating is about focussing your child’s attention on the food that’s on their plate. Every Mum and Dad wants their child to eat more healthy nutritious food and less junk food, but inadvertently we sometimes create unhelpful food rules....