baby led weaning – how to do it safely

Baby Led Weaning: How to do it Safely

When I wrote about some dangers of Baby Led Weaning, I got some flack in the comments. A lot of people clearly love this infant feeding technique, to the point of ignoring the evidence I provided. The one valid criticism I received was that I hadn’t provided an alternative to the dangers… a guide to using Baby Led Weaning safely. Here is that guide. Baby Led Weaning is about releasing control – and that’s a good thing Baby Led Weaning focusses on giving babies control over their food. It’s about letting them play with food, figure out that it’s food, get it into their … Read More

toddler lunch ideas

12 Toddler Lunch Ideas

It can be easy to lose inspiration when these little ankle biters are hungry day in and day out several times a day! Here are some ideas to rejuvenate your toddler lunches!  I recommend that at least 3 or 4 food groups are offered at mealtimes. One should always be a fruit or veggie. Since I want to expose my little guy to both cooked and raw veggies, I’ve fallen into the habit of serving raw veggies at lunch and cooked veggies at supper. It’s just a little shortcut I’ve given my brain so that it doesn’t have to think … Read More

a dietitian’s guide to infant cereal: 5 ways to use store-bought infant cereal part 8:

5 ways to use infant cereal

Welcome to Part 8 of my 8 part series: A Dietitian’s Guide to Infant Cereal.  My goal in writing this series is to provide you with the education you need about these cereals to make an informed choice about when and what cereals you’d like to feed your baby.   To stay connected with me and receive updates on this series, subscribe via RSS, or like Smart Nutrition on facebook! Part 1: Infant Cereals: Sugarbowls in Disguise? Part 2: A Brief History of Infant Cereals Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Infant Cereals Part 4: Can Babies Digest the Starch in Infant Cereals? Part 5: … Read More

a dietitian’s guide to infant cereal part 7: myths about infant cereal

infant cereal myths debunked

Welcome to Part 7 of my 8 part series: A Dietitian’s Guide to Infant Cereal.  My goal in writing this series is to provide you with the education you need about these cereals to make an informed choice about when and what cereals you’d like to feed your baby.   To stay connected with me and receive updates on this series, subscribe via RSS, or like Smart Nutrition on facebook! Part 1: Infant Cereals: Sugarbowls in Disguise? Part 2: A Brief History of Infant Cereals Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Infant Cereals Part 4: Can Babies Digest the Starch in Infant Cereals? Part 5: … Read More

a dietitian’s guide to infant cereal part 6: how to choose the right infant cereal

how to choose the right infant cereal

Welcome to Part 6 of my 8 part series: A Dietitian’s Guide to Infant Cereal.  My goal in writing this series is to provide you with the education you need about these cereals to make an informed choice about when and what cereals you’d like to feed your baby.   To stay connected with me and receive updates on this series, subscribe via RSS, or like Smart Nutrition on facebook!   Part 1: Infant Cereals: Sugarbowls in Disguise? Part 2: A Brief History of Infant Cereals Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Infant Cereals Part 4: Can Babies Digest the Starch in Infant Cereals? Part … Read More

a dietitian’s guide to infant cereal part 5: should i make my own infant cereal?

should i make my own infant cereal

Welcome to Part 5 of my 8 part series: A Dietitian’s Guide to Infant Cereal.  My goal in writing this series is to provide you with the education you need about these cereals to make an informed choice about when and what cereals you’d like to feed your baby.   To stay connected with me and receive updates on this series, subscribe via RSS, or like Smart Nutrition on facebook!   Part 1: Infant Cereals: Sugarbowls in Disguise? Part 2: A Brief History of Infant Cereals Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Infant Cereals Part 4: Can Babies Digest the Starch in Infant Cereals?   Part 6: … Read More

a dietitian’s guide to infant cereal part 4: can babies digest the starch in infant cereal?

can babies digest starch

Welcome to Part 4 of my 8 part series: A Dietitian’s Guide to Infant Cereal.  My goal in writing this series is to provide you with the education you need about these cereals to make an informed choice about when and what cereals you’d like to feed your baby.   To stay connected with me and receive updates on this series, subscribe via RSS, or like Smart Nutrition on facebook! Part 1: Infant Cereals: Sugarbowls in Disguise? Part 2: A Brief History of Infant Cereals Part 3: The Pros and Cons of Infant Cereals Part 5: Should I Make My Own Infant Cereal? Part 6: How … Read More