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Tag: nutrition

Weaning Diary – 10 1/2 months old

Posted on: 12th August 2013

My little angel delight has just turned 10 1/2 months. I can’t believe how much she’s grown and developed over the last couple of months. She has been a little later than my previous 2 on the developmental front. Although verbal noises are on track (‘mama’ at 6 months, ‘dada’ at 7 months), physical development has been slower. She is quite content ...
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Summer Veggie Pasta Salad

Posted on: 15th July 2013

This is my homemade vegetarian pasta salad recipe; perfect for the summer. It makes a lovely side accompaniment to a BBQ, and has a sweet taste thanks to the lovely moist dressing. I estimate this recipe would make enough for 12 generous servings as a side dish. It’s nice and quick to make – cheap ...
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No-added-sugar Apple and Cinnamon Scotch Pancakes

Posted on: 8th July 2013

This is my homemade scotch pancake recipe. It uses sweetener, but if you would rather avoid sweetener, you can use sugar instead. I tend to use a ‘stevia’ sweetener. This is a relatively new sweetener on the market, made from extract of the stevia plant, grown in America and known for its naturally sweet leaves. ...
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Weaning Diary – 9 months old

Posted on: 21st June 2013

My little one will be 9 months old next week – where has the time gone?! She continues to be a happy and thriving baby. Mealtimes are shared with whoever else is in the house (so she rarely eats alone), and we have a laid back approach to weaning. So far, she has not refused ...
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Fruity Porridge (no-added-sugar)

Posted on: 13th May 2013

I made this delicious fruity porridge this morning. Oats are an excellent source of ‘slow release’ energy. This means then they are digested slower than many other cereals, and release sugars more slowly into the bloodstream, meaning you stay fuller for longer. Perfect for reducing the chances of getting hungry mid-morning, thereby reducing your chances ...
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