All posts by Renae D'Andrea

This easy and healthy fruit-sweetened smash cake is a great option for your baby's 1st birthday. Fruit-sweetend with bananas and strawberries, and a simple whip cream frosting to top it off! #firstbirthdaysmashcake #healthycake #fruitsweetened #nosugar

Delicious Fruit-Sweetened Smash Cake

  • August 10, 2018

When we first started planning my daughter’s recent 1st birthday party, I had no intention of creating my own smash cake recipe. I figured why re-invent the wheel? I was planning to find one on Pinterest

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One of the most important nutrients during pregnancy and breastfeeding is Omega 3's. They can help with baby brain, eye, and communication development! But can you get all the benefits from the supplements instead of the food sources? #pregnancynutrition #whattoeatinpregnancy #babynutrition #foodsforbreastfeeding

Do you or your baby need Omega 3 supplements?

  • August 3, 2018

When you're pregnant or breastfeeding, there are a million recommendations for what you should be taking as far as supplements go! If you're lucky, you can find a prenatal vitamin that has everything you

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The Best Milk for Babies After 1

  • July 27, 2018

Here in the States, it is generally assumed that at one year old babies will transition to cow’s milk. Many parents, whether it be for allergies, constipation, or just personal concern, wonder if that

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Do you know what the best finger foods for babies are? The right texture and size can be overwhelming to figure out when you are introducing solids. Learn what is safe for your baby in their first foods! #blw #childnutrition

The Best Finger Foods for Babies

  • July 20, 2018

When you’re just starting to feed your baby solid foods, it can be overwhelming figuring out what the best finger foods for babies are. I hear from a lot of parents that one of the things they are most

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This easy kale salad recipe is a great clean out the fridge meal! It's full of healthy ingredients, with a super simple balsamic dressing to top it off. Enjoy this simple summer salad with your family today! #healthyrecipes #healthykalesalad

Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • July 13, 2018

I am a huge fan of clean out your fridge recipes. In winter, that usually means soups and curries. But in summer, I just have no appetite for things that are warm and take a long time on the stove. That

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Do you know the foods to avoid for babies? As you start introducing solids, it's important to be aware of what you should avoid, like honey! Find out why and what other foods you should avoid by clicking through! #blw #childnutrition #babyledweaning

Foods to Avoid For Babies in Their First Year

  • July 6, 2018

As a dietitian, I take a pretty liberal approach to what you should and shouldn’t eat. In fact, there’s really not much that you would ever find me saying not to eat! We can come up with all sorts

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These delicious baby friendly cookies are full of healthy ingredients and perfect heatly baby cookie for baby led weaning. You'll love them too! They are fruit sweetened cookies, with no added sweeteners, and a great texture. Dried apricots add a flavor boost as well as are iron rich. A great recipe for your freezer stash, and a perfect diaper bag cookie and travel snack for you and your baby. #babysnacks #travelsnacks #healthycookies #blw #babyledweaning

Baby Cookies

  • June 29, 2018

When we first started feeding my daughter solid foods, I was constantly on the look out for easy, baby friendly recipes. I still am, as a matter of fact. There are so many different recipes out there,

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Should you be giving your baby water? There are lots of anecdotal recommendations out there. Click through to find out the official recommendations to help you make the best decision for your baby. #babynutrition #blw #babyledweaning #drinksforbaby

When Can You Give A Baby Water?

  • June 22, 2018

Ever wonder when you should be giving your baby water? Read on for the latest recommendations! Watch this video for a quick rundown of what you need to know!The Official RecommendationWhile there are

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Delicious baby and family friendly recipe. Baby led weaning idea, baby food recipe. #blw #babyledweaning #healthydinnerrecipe #quickfamilymeals

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese with Kale Chips

  • June 14, 2018

Today marks the release of my first recipe! Over the last few months, I have realized that it is important for me to begin creating recipes for this site. As we have focused more and more on how we, as

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Most parents have a lot of questions when it comes to the best yogurt for babies. Should it be organic? Does it need to be plain? Click through for all the details! #babynutrition #yogurt #babyyogurt

What’s the Best Yogurt for Babies?

  • June 8, 2018

Believe it or not, there are a lot of things to consider when it comes to buying the best yogurt for babies! Should you buy sweetened or plain, conventional or organic, whole fat or low fat? Read on for

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