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As 2010 draws to a close, we thought it would be nice to make a list of our favourite homemade baby food blog posts from the past year. Depending on the age of your little one, you may not have been a subscriber at the start of the year, so there may be some posts on the list that are new to you! Either way, we hope you enjoy them… 1. Five Ways to Serve Canned Sardines to Your Baby Never thought of offering your baby sardines? Why not give them a try – they’re safe for him to eat, packed with vitamins and minerals and...

If you’re in the US, then you’ve probably seen the ads for the latest ‘innovative’ food to hit grocery store shelves… whole grain WHITE rice! White rice – as we’ve discussed many times on our site – is almost bereft of nutrients. In order to make it, brown rice grains are stripped of their bran layer, most of the germ...

Last month we introduced a brand new section to our site with lots of information and advice about Baby Led Weaning, the alternative approach to introducing solids where baby eats only what he can feed himself! If it’s something you’ve been considering – or even if you’ve already started – then you’ll be pleased to hear that we’ve just added another new page to our site. This time, it contains a list of nutritious first foods for baby led weaners… those foods that tend to be easier to gum...

Infant feeding practices have changed quite considerably over the years, perhaps most significantly with the current recommendation that solid foods are not introduced until baby is at least 6 months of age. Even more recent is the Baby Led Weaning movement – a practice whereby babies are introduced to solid foods only once they can feed themselves. In a complete departure from traditional infant feeding methods, baby led weaning means skipping pureed or mashed foods altogether and moving straight to ‘finger foods’....

Once your baby is comfortably feeding himself and can bite and chew, then a simple, healthy sandwich makes just as convenient a lunch-time food for him as it does for you! The only problem is… you may be stumped for ideas as to just WHAT to put in your baby’s sandwiches! After all, typical deli meats (which are often high in salt and sometimes contain...