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Baby-led weaning is a popular method of introducing solid food to your baby. A common question I get is "what are the best starter foods for baby-led weaning?" I'll answer that for you below by sharing my top 12 baby-led weaning first foods including avocado, banana and meatballs! Benefits...

Robin Miller's Quick Fix Meals This cookbook has a section called "Morph It." On the first day, you make a large batch of meat. Roasted Chicken with Smokey Apricot Sauce, for example. Then three "Morph Recipes" are included, all using the main dish cooked in the first...

One of the most common complaints I hear from parents of toddlers or preschoolers is that they won't eat meat. And they're worried their kid isn't getting enough protein and nutrients without meat.   In this post, we'll review common nutrients found in meat, alternative sources,...

The newest Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants encourages "Responsive Feeding." This is based on baby's hunger and fullness cues.  Even if you decide to start your baby on solids using purees, you need to watch for their signs of hunger and fullness. And respect these. No "here comes...

Thanks for Ashlee from Indulgence at Home Personal Chef for this recipe! Great for the lunch box. Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chickpeas Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookies These cookies contain added protein and fibre from the chickpeas. But you would never know it from the delicious taste! 1 15oz can chickpeas...

When meal planning, it's a great idea to cook the main protein in bulk, and use it in a variety of recipes throughout the week. Saves so much time! One of my favourite cookbooks that use this concept is Robin Millers Quick Fix Meals. The Turkey...

Quinoa Bocconcini Salad I love this quinoa bocconcini salad recipe. It's flexible, throw in any protein, veggies or cheese that you have. It will last you all week for lunches! 3/4 cup quinoa1.5 cups water1 cup zucchini (diced)1 cup cherry tomatoes (sliced in...