BLW Meal Ideas and Recipe for Apple and Pear Sauce

I know I’ve only been posting recipes until now but I’ve always talked a bit about my life. I’d like to start writing more about things that may be of interest to my followers and are certainly of interest to me.  Which brings me to Baby Led Weaning.

If you are reading this you are probably new to Baby Led Weaning, also known as BLW.  Baby led weaning is defined as when a “Child self-feeds bits of ‘cutted up’ food from 6 months, as per the World Health Organisation guidelines,” as defined by www.babyledweaning.com.  I stongly encourage you to go to their website to learn more about BLW if this post is of any interest to you. Basically you allow children to feed themselves (from 6 months old) and you offer them a whole variety of foods and not just jarred baby food.  This is a growing movement in the US and UK even though it is considered quite drastic by some.  But before companies made beautifully convenient jars and pounches of food what do people think babies were eating?!  I personally believe this is a healthier and more natural approach for my family.  We also use pureed baby food along with a wealth of other foods from chicken to avocado to sweet potatoes.  This is why I chose to follow the BLW method… Continue reading

Healthy Chicken Soft Tacos

Summer is here and it’s time for another nutritious and delicious dish. This spin on tacos gives you a lighter, yet no less satisfying dinner option. Moist chicken, soft tortillas and heaps if veggies make this recipe a winner that your whole family will enjoy. Don’t forget to top with Crunchy Corn Salad! Continue reading

Crunchy Pork Chops

Crunch pork chops

I love this recipe for two reasons.  One is because I usually have all of these ingredients in my cupboards already.  The other is because it keeps the pork moist and flavorful.  The original recipe calls for pork chops with the bone attached but I’ve made this without the bone and I must say it makes everything a lot easier.  Continue reading