Food is always making headlines but 2020 it seemed to dominate in a way I don't remember experiencing before. Here are some of the topics which came up (and I've linked a few articles in case you have time on your hands!): Food shortages - shops limiting pasta purchases, shops running out of frozen vegSourdough!… Continue reading 2020 the year food hit the headlines
Lockdown has been for many of us about endurance. We need to be kind to ourselves and set small goals.
This post is the second part of a post I wrote earlier this year about HG (hyperemesis gravidarium) – extreme pregnancy sickness. 7 weeks into lockdown for the UK is over 4 months in for me. I spent the first part of this year in bed, largely unable to speak or do anything because of… Continue reading Make the sickness go away…HG in lockdown
Healthy food should not be just for the wealthy. It should not just be for those who have lots of time to cook. Yet, we know that healthy food costs money. It doesn't have to be more expensive than highly processed food however whichever food we eat, we need money to buy it. The current… Continue reading Food poverty in the pandemic
Reflections on life with Hyperemesis Gravidarium - extreme morning sickness in pregnancy
Fussy eating is very common. Extremely fussy eating (often characterised by eating less than 20 foods, not being willing to try new things and often only eating foods which are very similar eg in colour of texture) is less common but still not rare. There are so many products on the market which claim to… Continue reading Help my child is so fussy
Fussy eating can be very stressful. Help is available.
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Babies start to have solid foods around 6 months. It is important that babies get introduced to a range of tastes and textures but there are some foods to avoid. If you have allergies, there may be some other foods to avoid but speak to your health visitor or GP for specific advice. Added salt… Continue reading Foods to avoid at 6 months
There is lots of information about lunch boxes out there. Much of it is very expensive and takes masses of time to produce. In our house, I organise the food and cook the evening meal, but it is my husband who makes the 2 packed lunches. At 6.30 in the morning, he has about 15… Continue reading Lunchboxes