Homemade curd cheese

homemade curd cheese

Probably making your own cheese hasn’t really crossed your mind as a parent who recently started weaning his baby. I can buy cheese from the supermarket, thank you very much!   Well yeah, but have you looked at the salt contents? It’s usually above 1 g per 100 g of cheese, even for the milder … Read more

Millet pudding

millet pudding

I have talked about millet in one of my previous posts. Once cooked, it is similar in consistency with rice.   One of the recipes that goes well in our house lately is millet pudding. It’s relatively easy to make and you can quickly prepare it the night before so you won’t stress out over … Read more

Food groups and baby nutrition

food groups

I bet that the advice you heard first regarding starting solid foods was “no salt, no sugar, no honey before one”. I believe there should be more than that. How about “no added salt, no (refined) sugar, no fried stuff, no baby cereal”? Food is just food, right? How hard can it be? Well, it … Read more

3 signs baby is ready for weaning (and 3 that don’t necessarily mean that)

3 signs baby is ready for solids

I wish I waited.   We started giving Emma carrot juice (!) at around 5 months and 3 weeks, at the recommendation of a paediatrician, after her blood tests revealed she had a minor anaemia (lack of iron).   I tell you… who starts weaning at that age and with carrot juice? Where’s the iron … Read more