Posted in April 2012

Fantastic Finger Food – Tasty Meatballs

Fantastic Finger Food – Tasty Meatballs

I am a massive fan of finger food for babies and toddlers so I thought I would do a series of easy finger foods over my next few posts. Letting babies feed themselves is great for developing their independence, hand-eye co-ordination and their pincer grip. It also allows your baby to explore different textures.  A … Continue reading

Sugar-free Custard

Sugar-free Custard

I’m guessing that for most, if not all, of you the following experience will sound familiar! You have prepared what you think is a delicious meal for your beautiful little baby or toddler, however they turn their nose up at it: chucking it on the floor, spitting out or refusing to open their mouth. As … Continue reading

Easter Brunch ~ Breakfast Muesli Muffins

Easter Brunch ~ Breakfast Muesli Muffins

Well there was definitely no lie-in for me this morning… 5.30am grrrr that is not morning in my book! I left my lovely husband asleep and had a yummy and very successful breakfast with Freddie. This is a delicious muesli muffin recipe by Kathleen Gandy. It has cardamom in which is one of my favourite … Continue reading

Easter Brunch ~ Fluffy Pancakes

Easter Brunch ~ Fluffy Pancakes

The best thing about a long weekend is a lie-in followed by brunch. Well, with a busy toddler in the house lie-ins have become a rarity but there’s no reason why brunch still can’t happen! So this morning, while Mike dozed, Freddie and I got busy in the kitchen making Jamie Oliver’s fluffy pancakes. What I … Continue reading

Iron rich family meals

Iron rich family meals

After writing the last post Iron – Is my baby getting enough? I began to wonder what does 9mg of iron actually look like? How can I make sure Freddie is getting enough iron? Iron is found in a number of foods. The general rule of thumb is the redder the meat the higher the iron content. But … Continue reading

Iron – Is my baby getting enough?

Iron – Is my baby getting enough?

I had an email from my lovely friend Bridget yesterday asking how she can get more iron into her 6 month old boy. She was advised to start solids early and he is enjoying his solids but only eating fruits and vegetables so far. I remember panicking when Freddie refused the spoon, convinced that there … Continue reading