Parent Nutrition

Preparing Food Safely to Reduce the Risk of Choking

Preparing Food Safely to Reduce the Risk of Choking As a parent, it’s normal to worry about how your little one will manage eating and you may be nervous about gagging and choking. We want to support you to feel more confident about safety at mealtimes, so in this blog we explore simple steps that…

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Baby Foods – homemade or shop-bought?

If you’ve ever taken a stroll down the baby food isle in a supermarket, you’ll have seen the huge variety of foods and products on offer. It can seem like a minefield! Parents often ask us which is better for baby food homemade or shop-bought? In this blog we’ll be exploring how you can make…

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Toddlers desserts and puddings – should I offer them?

Why offer desserts? To support toddlers to meet their energy and nutrient requirements they need regular meals, puddings and snacks across the day. Toddlers can be offered three meals (breakfast, lunch, tea), desserts and two snacks (optional 3rd snack in response to appetite/feeding cues) daily to get the balance of nutrients they need. Alongside lunch…

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Fussy Eating in Toddlers and Top Tips to Help

Fussy eating in toddlers is common and considered a normal part of their development. However, if your little one is a fussy or picky eater, it can be a worrying time for you and anyone helping to look after your child (such as their nursery or childminder). There are lots of strategies that you can…

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Weaning Equipment

Let’s review some of the weaning equipment that’s useful in helping to take the stress out of weaning and get you started.  Babies can be introduced to solid foods when they are developmentally ready, around 6 months. You’ll need a few key pieces of equipment to prepare meals and a few basic items to support…

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Example recipes: Breakfast- Porridge with chopped dates, sliced orange and natural yoghurt. Lunch/ Tea- Spiced lamb koftas with chickpeas, peppers sticks, pitta bread and yoghurt. Pudding- fruit scones with cream cheese and strawberries. Snacks- hard boiled egg fingers with mashed avocado.

Child-Friendly Recipes and Cooking Activities

In this blog we bring together all of our favourite child-friendly recipes and cooking activities and put them into free handy activity cards/ recipe videos. Each recipe outlines the ingredients that you’ll need and a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create it. Our budget-friendly recipes capture a range of cultural tastes and support children…

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How to Have a Healthy Ramadan

Ramadan marks a period of fasting and religious focus for millions of Muslims across the globe. This blog will review some of our top tips for planning meals for a healthy Ramadan. This year, Ramadan is expected to start on Sunday 10th March 2024, following the sighting of the moon over Mecca. Lasting for 29-30…

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How to reduce food waste

In this month’s blog we explore how to make the most of store cupboard ingredients and take a look at how to reduce food waste. How to reduce Food Waste Start by reviewing your store cupboard ingredients and check which food items are in- date. We like to take a ‘shelfie’ every now and again,…

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