Squash and coconut soup (aka easiest soup recipe ever!)

Soup isn’t the first thing people thing of when they think of baby lead weaning (BLW) but you don’t need to stick to finger foods just because you’re avoiding spoon feeding. Many babies and toddlers love soup, and I have a brilliant recipe for you today which is just about the easiest recipe you can think of. Now credit where…

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Baby led weaning recipe books and apps

One of the great selling points of baby led weaning (BLW) – for me anyway – is that you don’t NEED any special recipes. You get to share your food with your baby right from the get-go, so you don’t need to prepare anything special. The ultimate in lazy parenting. And yet there’s something nice about  the idea of tiny…

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Healthy snacks for babies and toddlers (part 2)

Last time I posted a Q&A about my approach to snacking for babies and toddlers. This time, I’m going to dive right in with a list of healthy, homemade snack ideas. Fruit Fresh fruit – any fruit your child likes! Eli’s favourites are bananas, satsumas, strawberries, blueberries, plums, nectarines, grapes and pineapple. A little bowl of stewed fruit (ideally with…

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