Nurturing your child's health and love of food
All too often baby and toddler food books are boring, bland and contain the same old recipes. Parents of babies and toddlers need the best information on what to feed their child as he or she grows up, but up until now this has been far from easy to obtain in an simple, contemporary format with beautiful design and photography - as well as delicious recipes and nutritional information.
Now comes Baby & Toddler Food Cookbook by Louise Fulton Keats. Having grown up in the kitchen of the iconic Margaret Fulton (Louise is Margaret's grand-daughter) Louise Fulton-Keats knows about good food, and food that is good for you. Now a mother and a qualified childhood nutritionist, Louise has taken her lifetime love of cooking and created a beautiful book that teaches parents everything they need to know about feeding their baby or toddler delicious, healthy food that is easy to make and won't have time poor parents slaving away in the kitchen for hours.
This is a comprehensive and informative guide on what to feed your baby once they are ready to progress to solids. Louise covers a wide range of topics including food allergies, organic ingredients, variety of foods, cooking methods, freezing and storing and what foods should be avoided. There is also a meal planner as well as a collection of healthy, balanced recipes that are easy to prepare. All recipes come with variations plus handy hints and tips. Recipes are divided into breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and sweet treats so all mealtimes are covered. This is the ideal book for new parents who want guidance, as well as parents who want a variety of healthy meal options for their children.
Chapters include Feeding your child, Getting Started, First foods (4-6 months), More tastes and textures (6-9 months), A well-rounded diet (10-12 months), Feeding toddlers, and Family Meals. Recipes include Sweet potato and broccoli puree, Apricot and apple yoghurt, and Pasta stars with creamy chicken bolognese and taste so good you'll want them yourself!
About the Author
Louise Fulton Keats is the author of My Grandma's Kitchen and My Grandma's Kitchen: The Best-ever Birthday. She is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu cookery school and has several qualifications in children’s nutrition. Louise is mother to toddler Harry and has a particular interest in helping children develop a love of food. Her grandmother, Margaret Fulton, is "the woman who taught Australia to cook" and the author of more than twenty-five cookbooks.