How to Manage Baby Reflux

What is reflux? Reflux is very common in babies, and almost all babies will demonstrate some signs of reflux such as bringing up small amounts of milk or vomiting, during or soon after a feed. This is because the opening between a baby’s stomach and oesophagus (the lower oesophageal sphincter) is weak, and so theContinue reading “How to Manage Baby Reflux”

Pork with vegetable lentils

PREP TIME 5 MINS  COOK TIME 30 MINS SERVES 4-6 500g pork fillet, scored 4 times12 sprigs of fresh or 2 tsp of dried thymeBlack pepper125g puy lentils, rinsed, or a tin of cooked lentils drainedVegetable oil1 onion, finely chopped2 medium carrots, cut into small dice2 garlic cloves, crushed150ml chicken stock (1 chicken stock cubeContinue reading “Pork with vegetable lentils”

One Pot Mexican Mince

Suitable from 12 months Makes 4-6 servings Preparation time approximately 40 minutes Ingredients •2 tbsp vegetable/ olive oil •1 large onion, finely chopped •2 garlic cloves, crushed •1 red pepper, finely chopped •1 green pepper, finely chopped •2 tsp smoked paprika •2 tsp dried oregano •1 tsp ground cumin •2 tbsp tomato puree •500g beefContinue reading “One Pot Mexican Mince”

Vitamin D: The sunshine hormone

Did you know? Vitamin D is actually a hormone which is produced by the body when sunlight hits the skin. Another lockdown means mostly staying indoors again, and with the colder darker months upon us, our doses of sunshine are looking limited (even a flight for a week in the sun results in quarantine!). ChildrenContinue reading “Vitamin D: The sunshine hormone”

Food allergen avoidance: Top tips

Avoiding allergens can be harder than you think. Here are my tips to keep your child safe: Ensure that you have the support of a medical team if your child has a food allergy, and seek support from a qualified children’s dietitian for diet advice. Food Labels – Within the EU food labels should clearlyContinue reading “Food allergen avoidance: Top tips”