We love salmon in our house! It’s something I have been serving Jaxon since he was a baby and although toddlerhood brought some “pickiness”, we still managed to re-learn to like salmon. Jax was a huge fan of my brown butter salmon glaze. We eat it all the time but this time I wanted toContinue reading “Lemon & Dill Baked Salmon”
Category Archives: Health & Nutrition
Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging
If you are anything like me, you love food but don’t always have time to cook everything from scratch. Which is completely okay! But also means we have to purchase pre-packaged foods. While it is okay to make convenience or snack foods as part of a balanced lifestyle, one of the keys is to REMOVEContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging”
Utensils for Littles
If you Google “utensils for kids” you get about 59684837273 results. Let me save you the time (and money) of having to try out a million different options. Here are the TOP 12 Recommended utensil sets I’ve always said the most important things about utensils for kids are:✅ Durability ✅ Functionality ✅ Affordability I was able toContinue reading “Utensils for Littles”
Salt for Babies
I once read a book with a chapter titled “Salt: The Spice of Life or Taste of Doom” and while this made me laugh because of how “doom” seems overly extreme – SODIUM intake is actually something very important to be aware of for everyone and ESPECIALLY those of us feeding babies & starting solids Continue reading “Salt for Babies”
Why You Shouldn’t Ask You Child What They Want to Eat – and what to do instead
Asking your child, especially a picky eater, “What do you want to eat?” is setting your child up for frustration and staying in the cycle of picky eating.
Tips for Helping Your Little Learn to Like Veggies
While Learning to Like Veggies can take some time (and by that I do actually mean patience, read here about the importance of repeat exposures) here are some tips to help your child learn to like veggies (and keep you sane 😉)
Should You “Start with Veggies” when Starting Solids?
“I was told I had to start with veggies or my baby wouldn’t ever like them,” said the DM from a worried new parent…Let me assure you this is absolutely….
5 Myths about Starting Solids
When it comes to starting solids for babies, many parents feel confused and even overwhelmed. Let’s debunk some of these common feeding myths when it comes to starting solids with our baby with some evidence-based feeding information.
Importance of Exposure to New & Less Favorable Foods
Exposure is just a fancy word for what really means “patience”. Feeding kids is not for the faint of heart! It’s tough. And if you get caught up in the “right now” you lose sight of what really happens with exposures. They build upon each other!! What was just a touch today, turns to aContinue reading “Importance of Exposure to New & Less Favorable Foods”
Is it more than just Picky Eating? Problem Feeding explained
Surface-level observations are easy. And honestly, true “picky eating” can be a very normal phase… but what if it isn’t?…at a point, it is no longer “picky eating” and more accurately defined as “problem feeding”.