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We’re sometimes asked about whether or not it’s a good idea to give raisins to babies. Although they are nutritious, whole raisins may pose a choking hazard to younger babies – and some dentists believe that the regular consumption of whole raisins may contribute to tooth decay. They can, however, make a nutritious and tasty addition to recipes! Read...

We received a message yesterday from Stephanie in the US, asking which are the best types of apples and pears to use in baby food recipes. We thought this information might be useful to everyone, so here’s our reply… “The best apples for making baby food are those that are naturally sweet – this, of course, avoids the need for extra sweeteners...

Today we share with you a recipe for homemade fish fingers that’s so quick and easy you’ll never look at the store-bought variety again! Fish is a wonderful food for the whole family – but many commercially made fish fingers are lacking in nutritional value – not to mention flavour! This recipe does NOT involve mincing the fish – meaning the end result has a wonderful flaky texture – and the blend of seasonings shows just how unnecessary salt is in producing tasty dishes! These homemade fish fingers...

Have you ever thought about cooking spaghetti squash for your baby, but you’re not sure how to prepare it? Then here are some handy spaghetti squash facts and a couple of yummy recipes to get you started! The spaghetti squash is also known as vegetable marrow, noodle squash, spaghetti marrow, squaghetti or vegetable spaghetti! It is given the name spaghetti...

Bananas are always harvested before they are ripe – that’s why you’ll often find very green looking bananas in the store. As they ripen, they give off a lot of ethylene gas (which causes them to turn yellow) – and they soon begin to develop brown spots as they ripen further still. So when is the best time to actually eat them? Well, unripe...