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When can babies have chocolate? A guide for worried parents

14th February 2021 / 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. “Is it ok to give my baby chocolate?”This is a common question that mums have as there is a lot of conflicting information online about chocolate. Although chocolate is delicious, it is not recommended for babies

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What's the best natural substitute for sugar that’s safe for children?

18th January 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, baby, toddler
If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.Not a day goes by without me seeing something on social media or in the news about how evil sugar is, but actually sugar is just a simple carbohydrate and it isn’t bad for children if it’s

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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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INTRIGUED ABOUT THE HAPPY HEALTHY EATERS CLUB…?

2nd January 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, toddler
A few people have emailed me recently asking what was inside the Happy Healthy Eaters Club.So here’s a mini blog telling you exactly what you get.A brand new masterclass every single month Each month there is a new masterclass that takes a deep dive into a topic to teach you a technique so you can

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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

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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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