Carrot Puree

Carrots make a great start to starting your baby on solids. I love it because it is good for the skin and it is easy to make (as usual) You just need carrots. Select your carrots well because this is for your baby’s food so don’t compromise on quality. Cut your carrots into smaller pieces…

Sweet Potato with Vegetables

This delicious recipe is great for babies six month old and above. Ingredients 1. 1 small tuber of sweet potato 2. One tomato 3. Half onion 4. 1 small pepper 5. 2 big carrots 6. Fish powder or cooked fish ( i prefer steamed fish for this recipe) 7. Seasoning (Vegetable based and optional) Method…

Oats and Banana Porridge

I love working with foods that are readily available in my kitchen or easy to find on the market. You can find oats everywhere, and banana too. Oats is a form of while grain cereal that retains all of its nutritional goodness even after cooking. It is rich in fiber, iron and zinc and is…

Banana, Yogurt and Groundnut Puree

I like recipes with easy to find ingredients. this recipe is not only delicious, it is packed with nutrients and your baby will love it! It makes a lovely smoothie for older children as well. Ingredients (for 2 servings) 2 large bananas 2 tablespoons yogurt Zeno’s Yogurt is my favorite because of its thickness) 1…

Apple Puree

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” as the saying goes. Apples are both nutritious and delicious and a great source of fiber for your baby and very easy to make too. They are available almost everywhere but try not to buy the ones that have been in the sun for long. I usually…

Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet Potatoes can be serves as one of baby’s first foods. It tastes great and is rich inĀ  Vitamin A and beta carotene as well as potassium. It also contain a good amount of Vitamin E, calcium and folate. You can get a small paint bucket full for GHC 5 when it is in season…

Homemade Rice Cereal

Rice cereal is a stage one food that is recommended when starting your baby on solids. There are a variety of rice cereal brands on the market from Gerber, Purity, Beech Nut and Nestle but I prefer to make my own and I’ll show you how. You’ll need 1. Brown rice (brown contains more nutrients…

9 Super Foods For Babies & Toddlers

Salmon Of all the different types of fish, salmon is known to be the most nutritious. It is known as brain food.It is an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals including potassium and Vitamin B12 but it is their content of omega-3 fatty acids that makes Salmon the number 1 super food. It is…

When to Start Solids

Finally, its chow time!!! When to start your baby on solids is a question that is met by a lot of conflicting answers. However, the current recommendation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF is that babies are exclusively breast-fed for the first 6 months. Solid foods should then be introduced from 6 months,…

Breastfeeding for Working Moms

I am a strong believer of exclusive breastfeeding for six months. I am. I believe breastmilk is God’s special manna to babies. It has all the nutrition a child requires such that even the best, most expensive formula cannot compete with the nutritional value of breast milk. And that’s why the doctors and nurses keep…