Tips & advice

Making Foods Fun by Annabel Karmel 

Making Foods Fun by Annabel Karmel 

Toddlers and young children make their eating decisions based on what the food looks like which means that food must be visually appealing, it needs to look nice in order for it to be desirable.
At this stage children are also ‘magical thinkers’. This means that food really does need to be fun. They use their imagination a lot, and so if you make a food a particular shape and call it something that they can relate to they will picture it that way in their minds.

I asked my colleague Annabel Karmel to write some recipes for us to inspire us mummy’s on how to make food fun!

A dairy Free Weaning Diet

A dairy Free Weaning Diet

This is a link to my guest blog for Annabel Karmel on a dairy free weaning diet for babies with cows milk protein allergy.

Cows milk protein allergy is one of the most common allergies in babies. If your baby has been diagnosed with this or if it has been suspected you will need to follow a dairy free weaning diet under the supervision of a dietitian.

Serve Food family style and how to actually do it with fussy eaters

Serve Food family style and how to actually do it with fussy eaters

Family style serving is when you present all the individual parts of a meal in separate serving dishes in the centre of the table (including dessert) and each member of the family decides what they want and how much they're going to eat.