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Infant Feeding - How? What? and When?

Infant Feeding - How?  What? and When?

DrFoodie’s Infant Food Phases

This plan is a clean eating way to start your infant's food relationship on the right foot.  It is based on phases of acceptability and metabolic capability in the body so that each new food and food chemistry properly builds on top of each other, reducing the risk of food allergies/intolerances, as well as securing metabolic preparedness for your tyke.  

 

Eating through options in the order of the phases is not only for digestive readiness, but the order in which the phenolic compounds of the fruit are most adaptable...


Non Carnivore Options For Your Little Dinosaur: 20+ Awesome Sources of Meat-less Protein

Non Carnivore Options For Your Little Dinosaur:  20+ Awesome Sources of Meat-less Protein

Healthy Protein Options (You KNOW Meat isn't The Only Source!)

For when you're just running DRY on ideas to serve for protein!

Don't forget ALL plant foods have protein as well!  But here's a list of great protein sources that are NOT meat.

 

Veggie burger

Almond Butter

Lima beans

Cashew Butter

Macadamia Nut Butter

Peanut Butter

Sun Butter

Nut butters of all kinds

Quinoa

Lupin Flour

Tempeh

Chia


Toddler Meal Ideas

Toddler Meal Ideas

Toddler Meal Ideas


  • Veggies first! First, identify the fruit and veg you will serve in your meal, then plan around them when you are choosing a protein and/or grain source
  • Then add a protein and a grain source as desired
  • Kids don’t need recipes.  Kids like to keep it simple.  If it requires a recipe, it’s generally not an easy answer to kid accepted simple healthy foods.
  • Healthy food really is that simple.  It should be a few peels...


6 Fun Healthy Easy Snack Foods Kids and Parents Love

6 Fun Healthy Easy Snack Foods Kids and Parents Love

When you just want something healthy and tasty and sick of your typical snacks, dive in to one of these tasty healthy treats.  With just a bit of the sweet stuff, they are delicious without feeling the sugar rush to follow.