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Baby-led weaning and how to eat out

Baby-led weaning and how to eat out

If you enjoy eating out as a family, baby-led weaning is perfect. The best bonus of all, you get to eat your food while it is still warm. Many people worry about how they will be able to heat up their baby's food but, practicing baby-led weaning will make you feel so much more relaxed about the whole experience. Gone are the days of worrying will the restaurant be able to heat it? Will the server get annoyed with us asking for too much help? If you want to encourage your child to eat a healthy diet and avoid the...

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Introducing Our Latest Tasty Recipe Ideas

Introducing Our Latest Tasty Recipe Ideas

One thing that makes our BabyLed Spreads so good is that they can be added into a variety of recipes to help your baby explore new tastes and textures. As well as having a range of serving ideas already, we were ecstatic to have onboard Kayley from Friendly First Foods who helped us put together some tasty alternative recipes, all featuring our weaning spreads! We have a brand-new page on our website which has 6 delicious recipes put together by Kayley at Friendly First Foods. Here is just an example of what you can find… Red Lentil and Sweet Potato...

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Benefits of Babyled Spreads!

Benefits of Babyled Spreads!

BabyLed Spreads are a great accompaniment to your baby's diet and introduce a wide variety of nutrients through the early weaning stages. They provide an abundance of new tastes/ textures that can help movement onto solid food with a minimum of fuss. There are many benefits that surround baby-led weaning such as… They give babies the chance to explore foods for themselves. It means they can cope with different food tastes and textures from the beginning of weaning (Cameron et al 2012b). Improves hand-eye coordination and chewing ability when babies feed themselves. More likely to join in with family mealtimes....

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The Story So Far…

The Story So Far…

I'm Keith and I'm proud dad to a gorgeous little girl, Eden, who is now two and a half. That's us on holiday last year in the photo above :-). My wife and I are also expecting a little boy, due in July 2018 and I'm thrilled!! But let me tell you about our BabyLed Spreads journey... When I tell people I've spent the majority of my career in the construction industry, working on mucky building sites, building houses, they ask: how on earth did you end up making baby food?!? I used to spend my day managing joiners and brickies...

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What Is Baby Led Weaning?

What Is Baby Led Weaning?

When it comes to babies, each one is totally unique… which is why it’s important to pick the right weaning style to suit your baby. In this blog we look at the ins and outs of baby-led weaning and tell you all you need to know!   Baby-led weaning is introducing your baby to solid food where they are encouraged to feed themselves instead of receiving food via a spoon. This approach is often considered a more relaxed method of weaning your baby, letting them take the first steps by themselves.   When looking at weaning your own child, the...

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