Just because it's normal for toddlers to be picky, doesn't mean you should give up and give into their bullshit. Now more than ever, it's important to help shape their healthy eating habits. Here are some strategies!Read More
As little ones transition from babies to active toddlers, they are usually on the go nonstop from morning until night! Toddlers will actually need more nutrients per pound of body weight to fuel all this energy. But still, their tummies are still small, that is why it is more important than ever to fill each meal with nutrient rich ingredients to make every bite count…Read More
Home-made baby food is the bomb. It's nutritious, cheap, and way easier than you might think. Follow these 10 rules to make sure your little one's chow is healthy and safe!
Steaming fresh vegetables helps to retain their nutritional value. Always remember to wash veggies, even if they will be peeled before steaming. Removing the peel from the carrots does not impact their nutritional value. Most of their nutrients lie just below the skin.Read More
Fruits that contain pectin, such as apples, pears, peaches, nectarines and plums, should be cooked before feeding to babies younger than six months. Cooking these fruits help break down the pectin, making it easier for babies to digest. Try different combinations of fruits, such as plum and peach or apple and pear!Read More
Did you know that babies have more taste buds than adults? Luckily, these little taste receptors are highly adaptable. In fact, research shows that the more times babies are exposed to a food or flavour, the more likely they are to except it and even develop a preference for it. It takes a baby to try a new food up to 10 times before they decide if they like it or not. TEN TIMES! so, during this stage, when your baby is learning to eat new foods and textures, you have a great opportunity to teach your child to love delicious, wholesome foods! The recipes in this section provide a wide variety of nutrient rich ingredients and fresh flavours to grow on!Read More
Meat contains lots of protein and iron, as well as B vitamins, which boosts babies energy! (Yay...) Select meats and poultry that are pasture raised and organic are more nutritious and will minimize potential exposure to artificial hormones, which are not allowed in organic meats.Read More
Bananas and avocados are convenient first foods for babies since they don't need to be cooked prior to eating. Ripe bananas contain the enzyme amylase, which is helpful to digestion. Avocados are a good fat food beneficial to a baby's brain and physical development!Read More