A Mum from Australia sent us a message yesterday, asking if it really is absolutely necessary to introduce new foods separately. She said… “…friends of mine have told me that this is something that parents are told to do, but that they have started several new foods over the course of a few days and their babies have been fine.“ Advice like...

Yesterday, we received a message from Sandra, in Canada. She asked us… “I’ve started to make my own baby food but my daughter gags and cries! She liked my apple sauce but that is it! She is seven months old and loves all commercial brand veggies. How can I switch her to homemade?“ Here’s our reply – I hope you find this useful...

Here’s a delicious sweet potato recipe for all those baby food connoisseurs out there! Babies everywhere love the taste of nutritious sweet potato and basic purees are easy to prepare for baby food beginners. Simply baking a sweet potato in its skin and then mashing or pureeing it is the simplest and most popular method. But today’s puree recipe contains...

Sometimes you may need to freeze baked meals – like lasagna – for your baby… particularly if you like to cook in bulk ahead of time. But if you’re short of baking dishes, then it can limit how many meals you can freeze in one go. So here’s a tip to free-up your baking dishes AND a little freezer space at the same time! Before you start...

Today’s recipe is for a very simple combination of apples and raisins, which together make a wonderful puree that’s delicious served either warm or cold. It’s perfect for babies from 6 months+. Here’s what you’ll need…  1 apple, peeled, cored and diced* 1 oz raisins 2 tbsp water tiny pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon (optional) *...