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A Quick Guide to Weaning

A Quick Guide to Weaning

Welcoming your Baby to the Table:  Starting your baby on solid food may seem a little daunting, but don’t worry. It will all come together. Remember, nobody knows your baby better than you do so you’ll soon find your pace. When to start? At about 6 months of age.  Not before 17 weeks and no later than 6 months. This ... Read More »

Weaning Recipe: Mince and Cheese Pasta

Weaning Recipe: Mince and Cheese Pasta

Utensils Needed: Casserole Dish Hand Blender (If Available) Cooking Method: Boil/Stew Ingredients: 4oz/125g of cooked minced meat 2 dessertspoon grated cheddar cheese (e.g., macaroni) 1 cup of cooked pasta 8oz/250ml of milk 1 egg Method: Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4. Beat the egg. Add milk and cheese, mixing well. (A blender is ideal). Add the mix and ... Read More »

Weaning Recipe: Fish Surprise

Weaning Recipe: Fish Surprise

Utensils Needed: Sauce pan Cooking Method: Boil/Stew Ingredients: 1oz/25gmargarine/butter 1 dessertspoon plain flour 2 dessertspoons frozen peas (cooked) 1/4 pt/150ml milk 4oz/110g cooked white fish* (REMOVE ALL BONES) Method: Melt the margarine or butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour and cook for two minutes. Gradually add the milk, stirring continuously. Bring to the boil slowly. Remove from the ... Read More »

Weaning Recipe Ideas

Weaning Recipe Ideas

All recipes are versatile and can be tried with a variety of fruits and vegetables. Mashed/Pureed Avocado Peel ½ an avocado. Mash well so that you have a puree. Mashed Banana Mash/blend ripe banana with cooled boiled water, breast or baby’s usual milk to make a puree. As baby gets older banana can be mashed without blending or adding milk. ... Read More »

Weaning Recipes: Chicken and Rice

Weaning Recipes: Chicken and Rice

(Weaning Recipe suitable from 7 months) Ingredients 75g/3oz chicken fillets 1/2 cup of rice 50g/2oz mixed Vegetables e.g., carrots, parsnips, etc.  1/4 pint/150ml water   Method: Cut chicken fillets into small pieces. Wash, peel and chop mixed vegetables. Simmer the chicken and vegetables in the water for 20-30 minutes until tender. Save the vegetable water. Cook rice in boiling water for ... Read More »