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When To Start Giving Cereals To Babies?

When To Start Giving Cereals To Babies? We often find new mothers and first-time mothers boggle over starting solid food for their babies. Experts say that it is only after the 4th month of the baby’s birth; it craves for solids and feels what it is like being hungry. It is the right time to introduce them to the solid foods. During the first few months, a baby only knows how to suck milk through nipples, which is something that comes naturally to them. They can either be fed on breast milk … [Read more...]

How To Plan A Diet For Your 6 Month Old

Diet For a Six Month Old Baby   The diet chart of each baby is varied and unique as are these little babies. So planning out a specific diet chart is impossible. There is no hard and fast rule even about when you should start solid food for your baby. I started my baby on solids in the fourth month. His appetite was growing and Breast Feed as well as Formula wasn’t adequate for him so I tested waters and my son responded really well. He relished it so much the first time we fed him a … [Read more...]

Bread And Banana Recipe For Toddler/Weaning Recipes

Bread And Banana Recipe For Toddler/Weaning Recipes:-   Like every mom I crib to everyone how my girl doesn't like to eat anything.I made these banana bread pan cake for her and she didn't like it at all but my neighbour son was playing with her and he had it all. If he wouldn't have liked it I would have never mustered up the courage to put this recipe up.Recipe was a simple experiment and  I personally loved it.I don't know what to name the recipe may be you guys can help me out in … [Read more...]

Diet/Food Chart For 6-8 Months Old Infant

  Diet/food chart for 6-8 months old infant Your baby has touched the 6 month mark…you are soooper excited to introduce the solid food to his taste buds, and whoosh! All your excitement drops down to zero because you realize that what you thought would be a cake walk is actually not that easy. But don’t you worry…we all sail the same boat and touch our shores happily and comfortably. So, fasten your belt and get ready to clean the bigger mess and tolerate the bigger fuss!! Well, the … [Read more...]

Barley for Babies

Barley for Babies   Barley is a super food and is considered a complete food. Babies grown on barley are believed to be very strong. Since barley is a complete source of all the nutrient essentials of our body, it is a breakfast material through out the world. There are different ways of giving barley to your baby. Some begin with barley water and slowly introduce barley porridge as filling food for babies.     Benefits of Barley: Healthy … [Read more...]

Split Yellow Mung Beans Porridge For Babies

Split Yellow Mung Beans Porridge For Babies   Several dals/lentils/beans make a part of our daily food. Our babies adopt what food diet we follow. In India, babies are introduced to a variety of grains even before they would have tasted rice. One such dal I am involving in the recipe list for babies is split yellow mung beans. You can read the simple kichdi recipe of split yellow mung beans for babies here. Today’s recipe is a porridge made of mung beans. This porridge is … [Read more...]

Pearl Barley Recipe – First Food for Babies (6 months)

Pearl Barley Recipe – First Food for Babies (6 months)   Babies have very tiny stomach. So, it is important to make whatever they eat very nutritious. Early days, breast milk gives relief to their hunger. But as days pass, only breast milk is not sufficient. But they do not have the teeth to chew yet, and can hardly swallow even the tiny lump. Digestion also comes into consideration. Feeding babies at this stage has to be made cautiously. Semi solid foods are the choice that comes … [Read more...]

8 Best Purees Recipes For Babies

Purees are the best way to feed your baby the healthy foods. It allows variety of taste and easy swallowing too. Purees are one of the best first foods for babies; it can be fruit purees, vegetable puree or leaf puree. Purees are more or less like soups as we adults usually like to have. Here are the possible purees you can introduce to your baby. Apple Puree: Apples when introducing for the first time for the baby, it is always better to boil. Peel the outer cover of the apple, boil, and … [Read more...]

Baby Food: Oats and Apple Pie Recipe

We all are aware of the health benefits of oats but my little 19 months old daughter doesn’t! Oats are whole grain packed with soluble fibre, B vitamins and many minerals. Also, plain oats doesn’t tastes delicious so i had to do some twist in it for her. Usually oats can be given to baby after 6 months of age. The basic oatmeal porridge is prepared by boiling oats with either water or milk to form a smooth texture but here i have added a little flavour of apple and cinnamon for my … [Read more...]

Sprout For Babies|How To Make Dal For Babies

Before reading Chandana post  on sprouts, I was giving dal ka pani to my daughter but her post impressed me and I thought of giving sprouts  to her.I am explaining the sprouting technique which is a little lengthy process but once done, it gives immense satisfaction . All moms must be knowing how it feels when your child has nutritious food which is good for his/her health. I am sprouting moong dal (green gram) here as it can be used in various ways. I soaked the green gram for around 12 hrs … [Read more...]