Tagged with Nutrition

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

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

I’m sure many of you remember Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. The episode when he showed a class of kids how chicken nuggets are made put me off nuggets for life! Not all nuggets are made from mechanically recovered meat; a process which involves turning the chicken carcass into a protein pulp that is then bound back … Continue reading