4 Day Wait Rule

4 Day Wait Rule Four reasons why The 4 Day Rule is a wise idea… When you introduce any new food into your baby’s diet, The 4 Day Rule is

To Peel or Not to Peel

To Peel or not to Peel? Firstly – if you decide to begin introducing solid foods to your baby before he or she is 6 months of age, it is

Freezing Baby Food

Freezing Baby Food You know that making your own baby food is a wonderful idea, but if you are a busy parent you don’t have the time to make meals

Cooking Methods

Cooking Methods There is no doubt that, whenever possible, homemade food is best for your baby – and for you and the whole family! Even if you are not able to

Rice

Rice White rice offers very little in the way of nutrition for your baby… Rice grains have several different layers, and white rice grains are milled to remove more layers

Quinoa

Quinoa Some interesting facts about quinoa: Quinoa is pronounced ‘keen wah’. It is referred to as a grain, but is actually the nutritious seed of a plant that originated in

Flax Seed

Flax Seed Flax is a versatile plant, with a variety of uses: Flax seeds are very nutritious – whether eaten whole, or used to make edible oil. Before the advent

Turnip

Turnip Turnip and swede (rutabaga in some countries) belong to the same family of vegetable. The main differences are colour and flavour – swedes are more colourful and taste sweeter.

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato The nutritional value of sweet potatoes and their nutty/sweet flavour make them great as one of baby’s first foods – from about 6 months of age. They are

Pumpkin

Pumpkin Pumpkins come in many varieties, shapes, sizes and colours, and are often referred to as ‘Winter Pumpkins’, which is to do with their season but also signifies their growth