Pac Man Snack

Unsalted peanut butter (protein) on rice cake (carbs) with chunks of ‘big’ orange and a sultana for the eye (fruit and veg). #snacktime #paediatricdietitian #familyfood #babyfood #toddler #fruitandveg #dietitian #babyfriendly #weaning

Prunes 😋

Today’s yoghurt topper: Prunes 😍 We love them, just don’t eat too many in one sitting! I chop them up for the girls to make them go further. Adding your own fruit allows you to control the amount of added sugar. We often eat Greek yoghurt on its own but

Lunch for me and my toddlers in 10 minutes flat.

Method: Boil a pan of water. Pop in some eggs to boil for 6-8 mins depending on their size. Meanwhile pop some bread in the toaster, open a can of sweetcorn, wash top and tail a few carrots and grab a couple of handfuls of salad leaves. And assemble on

Celebrating the small wins can make all the difference

Celebrating the small wins – I made it into this jar of pickled gerkins. I was on the verge of giving in to the mega tight seal but then my desire for a pickle drive me on!! On a more serious note though it’s so important to recognise the small

Love it? Like it? Learning it?

Try to avoid saying that you or they hate or dislike foods when talking to children (and if you’re trying to change your own mindset!). The way we phrase things and the expression on our face can be more powerful than the taste of something when it comes to forming

A great ‘free from’ snack in the making

Zesty Fruit Oaty Bites in the making. These are a great snack for anyone, especially those with allergies and intolerances. It can be hard to find snacks that are portable when you’re trying to follow a ‘free from’ diet. Snacks like these Oaty Bites can be made in so many

The perfect airway blocker….

The perfect airway blocker…. if the grape (food eg small fruit or vegetable such as cherry tomatoes, or slice of sausage) is in anyway circular quarter it! Ive just been reading a story of another near miss. Unfortunately I know cases where it’s been fatal 😢 #choking #chokinghazzard #grapes #cherrytomatoes

My stoma gave me a new determination to succeed: Michelle’s gold

I’m so proud of Michelle and really want you to hear her story. Michelle is a talented Dietitian, Gold medallist triathlete and all round lovely person. Her zest for like is an inspiration to me. When faced with any adversity, but particularly medical diagnoses (in Michelle’s case this was having

Endorsed by a celebrity… and more

Happy New Year everyone. I hope you’ve had a great day with family and friends. It’s the time of year when everyone feels they must make a change. If you don’t mind I’ve a few suggestions: 1. Just because it’s endorsed by a celebrity it doesn’t mean it works (or

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