Some babies are fussy eaters. Some suffer from food allergies. And many others are just plain persnickety about food. The Everything Cooking for Baby and Toddler Book is the perfect tool to help you create a balanced, natural diet that your little one will actually enjoy! With more than 300 recipes to choose from, you can make meals for your baby using a wide variety of healthy fruits, vegetables, meats, and fish. Highlights include information about:
- Foods to avoid in your baby's first year
- Storing and handling food so that it's safe for your baby to eat
- Moderating nitrate consumption (in foods like carrots and spinach)
- Special holiday meals and just-for-baby beverages
- Healthy treats to comfort your teething baby and keep your chewing toddler interested
With sections on choosing the appropriate first food, feeding babies with food allergies, and using kitchen tools to create appropriately textured foods for babies and toddlers, The Everything Cooking for Baby and Toddler Book can guide you through feedings and please even the most finicky baby!
Author Biography: Shana Priwer and Cynthia Phillips enjoy creating innovative recipes that are exciting, multicultural, and easy to make. They have raised three children from infancy, and had to learn how to make their own baby food because their first child had a variety of food allergies. They dealt with allergy testing, child illnesses due to jarred foods, allergy to dyes and food coloring, and through research and experimentation, they developed their own recipes for baby food that sustained their daughter through to her toddler years. Shana and Cynthia live in Redwood City, California.
Vincent Iannelli, M.D., is a board-certified pediatrician, fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. His parenting articles have appeared in Early Childhood News and Childhood Diseases Sourcebook. He is a proud husband and father of a seven-year-old son and identical twin toddlers. He lives in Dallas, TX.