Beverley’s first book published by Apple Press in September 2011 is packed full of useful and delicious recipes for your newly weaned baby. Life with a newborn baby or a toddler is hectic enough without having to spend hours in the kitchen preparing complicated recipes. Food should be freshly prepared using in-season fruit and vegetables, low in salt and sugar and quick and easy to prepare and cook. It helps to make the transition from mother’s milk to solid food as seamless and enjoyable as possible for both baby and parent. By starting slowly and introducing a wide variety of foods to your child’s diet, it will hopefully ensure a lifelong love of food.
Within the pages, you will find 500 recipes for different mealtimes, situations and occasions – snacks, picnics and packed lunches, breakfast time, suppers, party treats, smoothies, hearty soups, stews and casseroles.
The recipes are designed for families to eat the same meal together rather than having to cook one meal for your baby or toddler and another for your partner and some are adaptable for simple dinner parties or cooking with friends. There are hints and tips on how to encourage your toddler to start cooking with you too.
Try out some of the delicious recipes from the book:
Chicken curry and rice, suitable for 6-9 months