Help your little one become a good, healthy eater.
Until age 2, a child’s body develops at superspeed―with 60 percent of calorie intake going straight to brain development―so good nutrition is essential. Reviewed and approved by a board of pediatricians, First Bites connects nutrition and development with hard-hitting data, fascinating facts, and flavorful, healthy food.
Part One examines the significance of the first 1,000 days, the most important nutrition window in life. Discover which nutrients mother and baby need when and which fundamentals to keep on hand. Learn how to start solids, avoid creating a picky eater, and spot changes in your child’s digestion. Part Two offers more than 60 easy-to-follow recipes, from pregnancy dishes for expecting mamas to basic blends for infants starting solids and tantalizing finger foods for toddlers, all free of added sugars, gluten, and dairy.
Strategically introducing your wee one to 100 ingredients by age 2, the recipes proceed by baby age, meal, and total time, so you can make something tasty, quick, and simple or something good that takes a little more time. From an Apricot Turmeric Bowl and Beet Chips to Quinoa Cornbread and Zucchini Fritters, these aren’t your grandma’s recipes. They’ll help you optimize quality and time while feeding your little one and find some much-needed inner peas