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Raising a healthy, adventurous eater starts when introducing solids.
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Fermented Sweet Potato is a great fermented food for babies and kids. One taste of this natural probiotic and your kids gut will be in better shape.
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We are each unique, not by what we do or what we have… but because of our differing perspective.
Diet is no different.
Read how to intil a healthy food mindset in your children.
How do you start introducing solids?
The foods, the texture, the equipment, the amount – it’s a lot to take in.
Exciting but nerve wracking in one ball of unknown.
Are you tempted to grab some rice porridge off the supermarket shelf and be done with it?
Don’t, there are betting options…
Let me tell you what they are.
I have fumbled and stumbled my way through Introducing solids. It was not until I got 10 years down the track and doing it for the fourth time, I began to think, this is easy.
This is my go-to recipe for fermented goodness in our family. The kids have this in their lunch box most days.
Make a large batch and it will keep you going for months.
At 6 months of age, your baby’s iron stores will start to decrease. Liver is the powerhouse of baby’s foods – nutrient-dense, high in iron (an iron your baby will easily absorb) and easy to digest.
The Best First Foods For Your Baby + Week One Introducing Solids ScheduleJen’s on a mission. Her baby is ready to start solids. She wants to get it 'right'. But the options seem endless. Jen reads a gazillion articles in search for the best.. the right food to start...
Kumara, kumara, kumara. Aka Sweet Potato. I cannot get enough of this vegetable for my son. This amazing-ness of a vegetable will help feed and multiply your little ones good bacteria. Researches are studying this at the moment to see if this could be a nutritious option for ‘commercial baby food’. Paired with mild and sweet paprika, training your baby’s taste for this spice will serve you well, as a variety of dishes your baby will soon be eating from chilli to dhal are made with this delicious spice.
If I knew how versatile cauliflower was back when I was introducing solids to my oldest, this would have been on my list to train her tastes to when she in the ‘flavour window’ (see introducing solids course for more). Amongst other nutritional qualities cauliflower is full of folate helping your baby’s Nervous system develop. Paired with the power house immune boosters of garlic, your baby will get a good combo of boost brain and immune power.
The perfect snack:
This was my son’s go-to snack. Cooking a large batch up on Monday, he had a bowl-full at snack time or with his meals if I was in a lazy mood. There are no right and wrong combinations of vegetables – just use what you have in your kitchen, or what is in season.
Autumn is the time for the Pumpkin. Bursting with Vitamin A, it’s the perfect food to boost your baby’s immune system heading into winter.
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There is a ‘window’ in everyone’s life that sets you up for that ‘Lucky’ health.
Jen’s on a mission. Her baby seems to be ready for starting solids and she wants to get the best food for her littles one’s first bites.
But after reading a gazillion articles, the only thing that is clear… is that her head hurts.
Starting solids with your baby is a minefield.
You want to get your little ones first bites ‘right’…
But which food is best? Is there a magical first food?
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