Sarah Bushell


Recent Posts by Sarah Bushell

Baby & toddler lunch ideas – 20 different sandwiches

Sandwiches are quick and easy meals for baby and toddler lunches and make a fabulous baby led weaning lunch. They are also an ideal way to pack in nutrition as most little ones will happily munch on bread. I’m often asked if bread is OK as bread itself …

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Baby Porridge & Overnight Oats – 20 different ideas

Oat based breakfasts make an amazing start to the day. My first baby was ravenous the minute he woke up so I used to make him overnight oats that were ready and waiting in the fridge the moment we got downstairs. My second child, however, loved a warmi …

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Raising your family on a plant based diet By leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

Whether you’ve chosen to remove certain foods from your baby’s diet on health, religious, environmental, or ethical grounds or their diet has to be restricted for other reasons such as allergies, it’s important to ensure that your baby gets all the ess …

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Why is sustainability important when it comes to food?

Many of us are becoming more conscious about climate change and looking after the environment and want to bring our families up in a more sustainable way. The way we shop and eat play a huge role in terms of environmental impact and our choices can hav …

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How to encourage more vegetables for kids

I was interviewed by a journalist recently who asked me for my 5 top tips to help kids eat veggies and my suggestions came as a bit of a surprise to her.She said she’d expected me to talk about making sauces packed full of blitzed up veggies, hiding ve …

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The best first foods for baby led weaning

So you know you want to have a go at baby led weaning, but do you know how to start? Which foods should you try your baby with? Which ones are safe? Which ones are nutritious superfoods? Which ones should you avoid? What sort of shape should you make t …

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Can I give my baby Christmas dinner?

Yes, you can…and in fact you should! There are so many seasonal foods at this time of year that are perfect for babies even those at the start of their weaning journey, so there is no reason why your baby can’t join you at the festival table.Christma …

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Weaning Premature Babies

One of my NCT friends had her baby early and really struggled when it came to weaning. There is a lot of weaning guidance available for babies born on or around their due date (from week 37 of pregnancy onwards is considered term). However, not a lot f …

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Can my baby have soya formula?

There is quite a lot of controversy around soya infant formula and at the moment it’s not recommended for babies under 6 months of age. Recently the British Dietetic Association updated their guidance on the use of soya infant formula as new research h …

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The best baby food for constipation

This blog is all about poo!Baby constipation a subject I get asked about a lot. Understandably it can cause some anxiety in parents. I’ll talk you through what’s normal in terms of the frequency, colour and consistency of your baby’s bowel movements an …

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