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Do Babies Need Teeth for Finger Foods?

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At workshops I’m often asked by new parents whether babies need teeth to eat finger foods. The short answer is: no. Whether you’re choosing to start with purees or to follow Baby Led Weaning (BLW), we recommend starting to offer

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Healthier Chocolate Nut Spread

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You asked for a healthier alternative to the famous (and delicious) chocolate hazelnut spread (you know which one). Today I’m sharing not just one, but 4 alternatives. All are much lower in sugar and have no palm oil. Just in

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Why Not Both Purees and Baby Led Weaning (BLW)?

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{Guest post at Love Child Organics} I receive questions from many parents asking me whether they should use purees or finger foods (a method called Baby Led Weaning or BLW) as they start to introduce their babies to solid foods. I

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Puree vs Baby Led Weaning (BLW): Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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{Guest post for Modern Mama} In a previous post I shared the pros and cons of the pureed and Baby Led Weaning (BLW) methods for introducing your baby to solid foods. I had a number of people call and email me

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My Mothers’ Day Gift to YOU

  With Mothers’ Day fast approaching, I was doing some thinking about how I could best be of service to you. My Snacking Secrets workshop has been a popular workshop for a number of years now. That’s why I recorded

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Can I give finger foods if my baby doesn’t have teeth yet?

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{Guest Post at Love Child Organics } Both in workshops and when providing in-home child feeding sessions, I’m often asked this question: “Can I give finger foods if my baby doesn’t have teeth yet? The short answer is: yes! You don’t need to wait

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$14 off! Picky Eater e-book and online seminar + Introducing Solids online seminar

~ Is finding a way to get your picky eater to try new foods your New Years resolution? ~ Is your baby entering into toddlerhood and you want to do everything you can to prevent them from becoming a picky

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Iron-Rich Baby Finger Food Ideas

In my recent feedback survey you asked for more finger food ideas for babies and toddlers. So, I recorded this video as a sneak peek behind the scenes as I prepared finger food samples for an upcoming workshop. All these examples

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When Can I Give Baby Strawberries, Peanuts and Shellfish?

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{Guest Post at Love Child Organics’ blog: www.lovechildorganics.com/blog/ } A parent asked the following question: “What age is it safe to give my baby strawberries (and other possibly allergenic foods)?” Anyone browsing the internet, reading parenting books, or listening to the advice of family

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Beets: What to Do with Them

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Aah, beets. These versatile root veggies are one of my favourites! As a dietitian, part of my job is to know how to prepare healthy foods like beets. So I’m sharing a couple of my favourite ways to use them. A classic

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