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15 nutritious vegan meals for kids and how to make them balanced

4th January 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, toddler
Happy Veganuary! Everyone is talking about going vegan once again and for good reason. It’s a healthy way to live, not just for us but also for the planet. However, when it comes to bringing up your child on a vegan diet, careful planning is key. Therefore, I asked my good friend Gaby, The Healthful

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7 awesome strategies to make planning Family Meals effortless

16th November 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, toddler
Mums and Dads who plan ahead for their family meals, tend to have children who make healthier food choices as they grow up. This is because having a plan is one of the foundations for positive food parenting. It allows you to use your knowledge of food and nutrition so that your child has a

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20 quick & easy baby led weaning sweet potato recipes

5th October 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, toddler
The first time I had a sweet potato chip, I thought it was a slightly mouldy carrot!Granted that was back in the late 1990’s and I was a Uni student in Leeds, eating at an uber trendy café (and probably spending far too much of my limited student funds)!A new very trendy place had opened

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Does your child’s Nursery Menu make you worry?

28th September 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

baby, toddler
How do you feel about your child’s nursery food? Is it nutritious or do you feel there is an over reliance on processed foods? And what about puddings? Does your nursery offer sweet treats, yet you know that sugar should be kept to a minimum in children under 5.I hear lots of interesting views on

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14 reasons why your Toddler is refusing to eat

14th September 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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It can be incredibly frustrating when you’ve spent hours slaving over a hot stove to have your toddler reject their meal. But before you resort to encouraging them to eat or bribing them with a yummy dessert, let me explain why this happens. 1. Growth. During the first year of life, babies grow really rapidly

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21 Healthy Lunch Ideas for Toddlers 

1st September 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Do you ever find yourself thinking ‘What am I going to make for lunch today?’ or staring at the open fridge looking for inspiration? You want easy toddler lunches that don’t take long to prepare as you’re probably on borrowed time as it is.Here are 21 of my favourite nutritious toddler lunch ideas and links

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Why children grow up having unhealthy relationships with food and how to avoid them

27th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, Family, toddler
Why children grow up having unhealthy relationships with food and how to avoid themA collaboratively written blog by Gabriella Goodchild RD, The Healthful Dietitian and Sarah Almond Bushell RD, The Children’s Nutritionist.If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.In this blog we’re going to

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How to get a child to eat when they refuse meals

20th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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This blog is sponsored by the Happy Healthy Eaters Club. A club all about supporting mums and dads do the very best for their children when it comes to food and feeding. It’s a club for members who want to learn all about how to nourish a child completely. We’ll provide you with the answers to your

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Which foods will help my toddler to gain weight?

13th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.My child is too thin, how can I help them gain weight?Some children struggle to gain weight or grow as expected, which may be because they cannot manage to eat enough food to meet their nutritional requirements,

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The 3 pillars behind everything I do – My NOURISH – NURTURE – THRIVE Continuum

6th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, Family, baby, toddler
I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to come up with a way of describing to you what me and my business is really all about. I love being a Paediatric Dietitian and I really thrive on helping people which is part of the reason why I still do my NHS role alongside running ‘The

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