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Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler

Nutritional advice and recipes for making great foods for your baby and toddler.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

Parents that want to make sure their kids have healthy meals have a lot of resources at their disposal. One way to ensure that your new baby or toddler gets healthy and nutritious meals is following the advice in Great Expectations Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler. This book written by Jeannette L. Bessinger and shows you how to go from your child’s first foods to meals that your child will love. This book involves information on food preparation and tells you how to keep home cooking as easy and streamlined as possible. There are over 150 recipes and snack ideas included along with advice on preventing childhood obesity. Everything from introducing a variety of foods to information on organic foods is covered in this book. The Great Expectations series of books offers a lot of helpful information and Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler is no different.

PRO
  • Offers info for babies and toddlers
  • Shares info on how to help prevent childhood obesity
  • Encourages taking healthy food measures from birth
  • Gives a breakdown of various foods and their nutritional value
  • Gives the nutritional needs for babies and toddlers
  • Offers parents a workable guide
  • Encourages feeding children whole and natural foods rather than heavily processed foods
  • Info given for vegetarian diets for toddlers
  • Complete section given on breastfeeding
CON
  • Includes a lot of information which may intimidate some parents
DIET and NUTRITION

There are over 150 recipes included in Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler and all of the recipes have been kid-tested. Before you get to the recipes, there are sections that focus on proper nutrition for both babies and toddlers. This information can be very helpful because it covers the basics as well as what foods hold certain types of nutrients that your child’s body needs. The big push in this book is to prevent childhood obesity and to give children a healthy relationship with healthy foods. Breastfeeding is highly encouraged as the best food source for babies, but there are alternatives suggested if breastfeeding is not an option. This book includes recipes for introducing your baby to solid foods all the way through the toddler years. Some of the recipes you will find in Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler include:

  • Barley Cereal
  • Butternut Squash Puree
  • Baked Eggplant and White Beans
  • Warm Fruit Compote
  • Basil Pasta with Zucchini and Yellow Squash
  • Brown Rice with Peas and Carrots
  • Quinoa Pudding with Banana and Cinnamon
  • Peachy Chicken
  • Braised Paprika Chicken and Potatoes
  • Blueberry Peach Cobbler
  • Mac and Cheese
EXERCISE

There is no exercise guidance offered with Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler as it focuses on nutrition and eating.

CONCLUSION

Best Food for Your Baby & Toddler offers sound advice for parents with regard to their child’s health and nutrition. This book gives you information that is helpful along with several recipes that include plenty of healthy, unprocessed foods. A lifetime of healthy eating starts from birth, and this book from Great Expectations will give you all the info you need to teach your child about healthy eating.

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