These simple, nutritious baby-led weaning breakfast ideas are perfect for babies, toddlers, and even mom. Hey Mama, thinking of getting started with baby-led weaning? Be sure to read this comprehensive guide, first :) Before having kids, were you a breakfast person? True story: I used to rush out of the door on my way to work having eaten nothing but peanut butter on toast and downing a hot cup of coffee. Breakfast wasn't really breakfast, unless it was a weekend. Since quitting my job to become a stay-at-home mom, my mornings have wildly transformed into something working-me would never recognize. Mainly that I look like such a hot mess in the morning, I wouldn't want to recognize myself - sleeping through the night, anyone? But mostly, the planning, cooking, and eating breakfast, 7 days a week for our family of 4. Breakfast is this whole thing now. Even when my girls were just babies, I always sat at the table with them, over this huge breakfast spread and just simply enjoyed that time together. This is also the first meal most families choose as their starting point for self-feeding. Breakfast-time is the perfect time of day to try out new
This Ultimate Guide to Finger Food For Babies not only gives a long list of finger food ideas, it also covers the most commonly asked questions with regards to finger food. When to start finger foods, how to prepare them, choking worries, how much to offer and foods to avoid.
Inside: learn all about the best foods for baby-led weaning, when to introduce each food group, and check out tons of links to healthy and nutritious recipes for baby! Before our first baby was born, my husband and I (being somewhat naive parents-to-be) wanted the same thing. We wanted our baby to grow up to be an adventurous eater. No doubts about it. I experienced this realization years before I was pregnant when we went out to dinner with some of my husband's old friends. Their 3 year old was straight up eating steamed clams right out of the shell. I asked what their secret was and it was as simple as this: they had always fed their baby (pretty much) exactly what they were eating right from the very beginning. At that very moment I thought to myself: YES, that will be our child. So what does this have to do with Baby-Led Weaning? The theory behind this method is that babies are naturally curious beings. When they are ready for solids, if we put a couple of pieces of apple, banana or avocado on their highchair and just let them explore, we are speaking to their inner desire
This is NOT a must for every family. Some choose different foods from these offered groups and in a different order. I only wanted to share as an alternative to the commonly suggested commercially-…
For each of these “Baby Food Recipes” the technique is basically the same. Wash, peel and chop the produce, then either cook or use raw as noted below. If I’ve called for a vegetable to be roasted, spread 1″ pieces on a parchment-lined baking sheet and roast at 425 degrees for about 30 minutes
Have you decided to try the Baby Led Weaning approach to feeding your baby solids? Here are some starter foods to get you going! Suitable from 6months+.
Introducing solids to your baby? Find out what to feed your baby and when. Introducing solids does not have to be so confusing!
Want to go beyond the 2 ingredient banana pancakes recipe? This round up post gives you 12 baby led weaning pancakes alternatives, great finger foods!
The best thing about this list of whole food finger foods is that are very easy to prepare and some require no preparation at all.
I’ve written a bit on the why of baby-led weaning, I’ve spelled it out in my top ten reasons, I’ve written about what Baby Led Weaning equipment you need (or don’t need, as the case may be) for Baby Led Weaning, but I haven’t written anything on how to get started, or more accurately, with …