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Some of the recipes on our site include stock or broth as an ingredient – and we always suggest you use the homemade variety! But is using homemade broth or stock really necessary when using a stock cube or commercially prepared broth is so much quicker? In our opinion, nothing beats the taste and benefits of a good, homemade stock! You can use it as the basis...

Avocado is such a wonderful food for babies and SO easy to prepare – in fact, preparation consists of little more than mashing it to the desired consistency! But, of course, few babies will eat a whole avocado in one go! So, other than eating the other half yourself, what’s the best way of storing a cut avocado to prevent it from going brown? Some...

Shelby, a recent visitor to our site, was inspired by our barley baby food recipes page and decided to buy some of these nutritious grains for her little one. Our article recommended ‘hulled’ barley – super nutritious and far better for your baby than the more common ‘pearled’ barley, which has most of its goodness stripped away during...

Christina in San Francisco, US contacted us recently with a great idea she wanted to share with other parents! She suggested that – instead of freezing baby’s food in ice trays – try spooning it into silicone cupcake liners, which are easier to use. We think this is a great idea! The advantage of using cupcake liners is – of course –...

Exciting news – we have a brand new ebook on sale NOW! The Baby Breakfast Book is packed with wonderful ideas to start baby’s day the healthy way! From purees to muffins, and from eggs to oats, the book contains recipes incorporating all sorts of ingredients and textures, making it perfect for young babies all the way through to those enjoying finger...