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Weaning Tips: Introducing Nuts

Early introduction of peanuts is thought to help the immune system tolerate peanut proteins. Nuts should be incorporated into an infant’s diet from 6 months of age to prevent sensitivity and maintain tolerance. Research suggests that introducing peanuts between 6-12 months of age can reduce peanut allergy in high risk infants e.g. those with significant […]

Back to School: Building a Healthy Lunchbox

This is the time that I start thinking about the girls going back to school, buying new stationary and uniform. It’s a good time to start thinking about school lunches! Mine have always had school dinners (it works for us) but many of you will be sending your little ones off with a packed lunch […]

Healthy Summer Snacks for Pre-schoolers

Healthy Summer Snacks for Pre-schoolers It is important to provide children with the most natural, unprocessed food possible to supply a nutrient dense diet required for growth and development. It is helpful to think of a child’s snack as a mini meal rather than a treat. Our snack culture has shaped the way we see […]

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Benji’s Bites – Tried & Tested!

Benji’s Bites provide a range of frozen toddler food aimed for children from age 1 upwards (or even an emergency meal for Mum or Dad..!). The concept behind the company is all around health and convenience, the meals being frozen into easy portion cubes (no waste woohoo!) with a range of 12 different frozen food […]

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4 Healthy Food Tips for Kids

Tips on how we know what is healthy and how to feed our kids? The abundance of information available to parents these days can be confusing and daunting, especially when trying to figure out how to feed kids. Everywhere parents turn, there is a new fad diet, superfood, or study touting the best foods. Not […]

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A happy tummy sleep

There is a combination of things that children need to sleep through the night. Some of the key ones are a dark room, the ability to self-settle and a fully tummy. This article looks at the strong link between food and sleep, and offers some tips and advice on how to give your child the […]

Perfect Chicken Liver Pate

Ahhh liver. Before you turn your nose up at this poorly appreciated superfood, hear me out. I too used to be against liver. I didn’t grow up eating it—although my immigrant mother did — and the thought and taste turned me off. That is, until I started researching all the health benefits of liver and […]

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Crunchy, Spicy Thai Beef Salad

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Carrot, Lentil, Cumin and Coriander Soup

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How can you prevent children choking on food?

Choking risks for children  Key points/top tips Even young babies (before weaning) can choke whilst drinking milk from a bottle. Prop-feeding is tempting but if baby starts to choke they won’t be able to push bottle away. Always stay with your baby/child whilst they are eating and drinking from bottles. Don’t put anything in your […]

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Intro to Charlotte – founder of The Fertility Kitchen

This video introduces Charlotte and covers the following: Bespoke recipes Nutrition and lifestyle advice Lifestyle and Wellbeing Fertility, food and life To continue viewing… Get FREE, unlimited access to all content You must sign up to view more content and gain full access to bloss! Sign up for FREE! Already have an account? Login Sign […]

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5 Top Tips on Weaning

Weaning is Lucy’s favourite developmental stage, so she has put together five top tips for you! Public Health England recommend that baby’s only have milk (whether this is breast-milk or formula milk) until they are six months of age (unless you have been told otherwise by a health professional or paediatric dietician). From six months […]

What First Foods To Feed Your Baby

What to feed your baby – First Foods Fruit & vegetables – steamed until very soft to blended or given as finger foods Carbohydrates – Can be cooked & blended (if needed). Cereals can be mixed with formula milk or full fat cows milk (if baby over 6 months) Protein – These foods shouldn’t be […]

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Turmeric: a super spice for fertility?

Turmeric (AKA Curcuma longa) belongs to the ginger family and its rhizomes (the underground part of the stem) are harvested, steamed and dried to produce the turmeric powder we know and love. Turmeric is probably best known for giving curry its characteristic golden glow. Curcumin, one of the three curcuminoids present in turmeric, steals the […]

Four Tips For Parents With Fussy Eaters

4 Tips for parents with fussy eaters Eat together – eating together and eating the same meal is beneficial. It’s not always practical but try and do it for at least one meal a day Smaller portions – give your child smaller, more achievable portions. Then when they finish, give them lots of praise! Fun […]

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Fussy Eating in Toddlers

It’s common but can cause a lot of parental anxiety Fussy eating is common in toddlers. Feeding a child is a highly emotive experience that causes great parental anxiety. I can completely understand this from a parent’s point of view, but also a professional one. Eating preferences and patterns during the toddler years can be […]

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When Fussy Eating Is Not Just A “Phase”

Would you classify your child as a fussy eater? Most kids have food likes and dislikes and usually broaden their diet when the start to develop more mature taste buds and grow out of fussy eating. However, some kids continue having limited food choices in later childhood; and new research has found that this continued […]

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Can Vegan Kids be Healthy Kids?

I often get asked if it’s possible to feed kids a healthy and nutritious vegan, vegetarian, or mainly plant-based diet? Firstly it’s very important to know that you CAN raise healthy and thriving children on a plant-based diet. However, this involves a huge amount of commitment to cooking from scratch and educating yourself on optimising […]