Carrot puree

Carrots are a great first taste as they are naturally sweet. This recipe is suitable for 4 months+ and is a great option for spoon fed weaning. Makes approximately 3 portions. Suitable for freezing.   Ingredients 1 large carrot Breast or formula milk Method Peel and chop the carrot into slices then boil for 6-8…

Roasted butternut squash puree

A great first taste for your little one to try aged 6 months+. Butternut squash is naturally sweet and roasting it gives an even better flavour – a great option for spoon fed weaning. Makes approximately 8 portions. Suitable for freezing. Ingredients 1 butternut squash Breast or formula milk Method Preheat the oven to 200…

Baby Eton Mess

A really simple recipe for a tasty baby dessert that’s great for weaning and toddlers. Ingredients 1 strawberry 1 small baby yoghurt 1 biscotti/ baby biscuit Method Chop a strawberry up into baby bite size pieces Pour a small baby yoghurt or fromage frais over the top Crumble a small baby biscotti up, scatter and…

Should you do mixed feeding?

If you can’t decided what the best technique for baby weaning is or you like elements from both spoon fed and baby led, perhaps mixed feeding is the option for you. Mixed feeding combines the purees offered in spoon feeding with the soft foods to pick up in baby led weaning. It’s a good way…

Spoon fed weaning

What is spoon fed weaning? This process involves different foods being offered to your baby from a spoon in the form of a purée. These first tastes are usually different fruits and vegetables that are blended down very thinly to ease the transition from milk to solids. Feeding from a spoon is the opposite technique…

Baby led weaning

What is baby led weaning? Baby led weaning (BLW) is the process of a baby feeding themselves solid food without the help of an adult. The approach was pioneered by midwife and health visitor, Gill Rapley back in 2003 and has gained huge traction in recent years. Baby led weaning involves soft foods such as…