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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 »

My top tips on starting your baby onto solid food

My top tips on starting your baby onto solid food

Just when you have your head around feeding your baby with milk, along comes another feeding challenge: Starting your baby onto solid food. The challenge can be a very daunting. When to start? How to start? What do I give? These are questions we all have as parents when it comes to starting weaning. So I have put together my ... Read More »