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Pear and Ginger Pancakes

Pear and Ginger is a classic combination which works really well in these simply oaty pancakes. Suitable from weaning on-wards these make for a special breakfast for the whole family. We like these served with a dollop of Greek Yogurt and a drizzle of...

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Christmas Morning Muffins

These muffins are my take on Nigella's Christmas Morning Muffins. Packed with seasonal fruits and spices they'll fill your home with amazing Christmassy smells and are a perfect Christmas baking activity for kids. Previously, I have baked and frozen these...

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Root Vegetable Mash

This Root Vegetable Mash of carrot, sweet potato and turnip which I started making years ago for my first attempt at Christmas Dinner is the perfect accompaniment to any roast dinner. The beauty of this side dish is that it can be made well in advance,...

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Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas Dinner

Your baby's first Christmas is a magical time for both you and them. While your little one is too young to fully appreciate what's going on there's no doubt that your baby can take in the warm family atmosphere that many of us are lucky enough to associate...

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When and how to introduce gluten to your baby?

The advice about when and how best to introduce gluten to your baby has changed quite a bit in recent years. In this blog article we'll look at the latest evidence.   What is Gluten?  You've probably heard a lot about gluten in recent years with the...

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Have you heard of ‘Vegetable First’ Baby Weaning?

Weaning is such an important time for setting up healthy eating habits. One of the reasons for this is because we can actually 'train' our baby to develop a taste for certain foods during weaning.   Babies are born with a preference for sweet foods...

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Halloween Ghoulash

  This is the perfect Halloween dinner. It's warm, comforting, has a great texture for younger children and best of all can be made in advance. In fact, it's even better the day after cooking.  500 grams Stewing Beef1 tbsp Rapeseed oil2 Onions...

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How I manage a happy and healthy Halloween?

What to say about a healthy Halloween? I've been thinking a lot about this over the last month. Originally, I thought about healthy Halloween food ideas, but then realised creating teeny Jack O Lanterns from satsumas isn't everyone's cup of tea. And let’s...

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3 Steps To Choosing the Right Highchair

3 Steps to choosing the right highchair for your baby Believe it or not, choosing your baby's highchair is more important than you might think. Above all a good highchair: 1. Helps your baby to eat safely 2. Is comfortable which encourages your child to...

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Breastfeeding, my way!

Breastfeeding, my dietitian mum way! To celebrate National Breastfeeding Week 2018 I've pulled together some practical tips on how to successfully breastfeed from my dietitian mum perspective. So, if you're pregnant or just starting out on your...

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Baby Weaning Class

Starting your baby on solids is a minefield. With so much conflicting information, it's hard to know who or what to believe.
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Fussy Eating Class

Feeding toddlers and young children can be a real challenge for parents. Our Fussy Eating Class will give you all the information you need for stress free mealtimes.
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Consult a dietitian

Caroline, our Cork-based dietitian sees babies and children with food allergies, gut issues, weaning, fussy eating and more.
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Do I have to choose between Baby Led Weaning and Spoonfeeding. The great Spoon Vs BLW debate!
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