Author(s): Louise Fulton Keats
This is a comprehensive and informative guide on what to feed your baby once they are ready to progress to solids. Louise covers a wide range of topics including food allergies, organic ingredients, variety of foods, cooking methods, freezing and storing and what foods should be avoided. There is also a meal planner as well as a collection of healthy, balanced recipes that are easy to prepare. All recipes come with variations plus handy hints and tips. Recipes are divided into breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and sweet treats so all mealtimes are covered. This is the ideal book for new parents who want guidance, as well as parents who want a variety of healthy meal options for their children. Chapters include Feeding your child, Getting Started, First foods (4-6 months), More tastes and textures (6-9 months), A well-rounded diet (10-12 months), Feeding toddlers, and Family Meals. Recipes include Sweet potato and broccoli puree, Apricot and apple yoghurt, and Pasta stars with creamy chicken bolognese.
Full-colour photography; Nutritional analysis of all recipes; Meal planners to help organise a balanced diet; Real-life case studies of issues parents face at feeding times; Frequently asked questions and answers; Sound nutritional advice for new parents, plus plenty of hints and tips.
Louise Fulton Keats is also a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and has qualifications in childhood nutrition. She is the author of two children's storybooks: My Grandma's Kitchen and My Grandma's Kitchen: The Best-ever Birthday. Louise has a keen interest in helping children to develop a sophisticated palate and a love of food from an early age.