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Babies Go Nuts

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 23, 2013 | Category : Allergies, Foods, Nutrition

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When introducing solids to their baby, many parents are unsure of when to introduce peanuts (note: peanuts are actually a legume not a nut) and tree nuts (almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios).  With the “rules” changing over the years and the high prevalence of food allergies in...
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Baby and Toddler Resort Food Guide

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 15, 2013 | Category : Foods, Fussy Eaters, Nutrition, Tips & Tricks

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We recently travelled to Fiji with my best friend and her family. The trip didn’t start off so well as we all had gastro and needed to delay the flight 48 hours – you can read more about my tips on the Flying With Kids And Food post. When we did...
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Why Babies and Toddlers Don’t Need Salt

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 9, 2013 | Category : Foods, Fussy Eaters, Nutrition, Tips & Tricks

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We are all about encouraging home cooked meals for your babies and toddlers and a progression on to family meals, but it is important to remember that babies and toddlers need very little salt in their diets.  When you are cooking up a storm in the kitchen it can be...
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Fish & Mercury – a Q&A

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 11, 2012 | Category : Foods, Nutrition

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Including fish as part of normal, healthy and varied diet is important for your child’s health.  Fish is high in protein, low in fat, and contains essential omega-3 fatty acids necessary for childrens’ growth and development, in particular their brain and vision. There is often a lot of talk about...
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Natural Food Dye

By: | 11 Comments | On: December 5, 2012 | Category : Allergies, Foods, Kids Cooking, Nutrition

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I am sure you have all seen those gorgeous rainbow cakes doing the rounds on Pinterest? Pretty, yes! But it did have me wondering just how much artificial food dye was used to make the colours in those towering beasts. Food colouring is most commonly used to add a bit of...
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