Milk for babies – breast, formula or plant based milks?

There’s been a bit of a social media blow up over milk for babies (bottle vs breast vs plant based), so I thought I’d briefly say something on the topic. 🍼 Fed is best. There is so much pressure on parents these days to be perfect and parent perfectly. And everyone has an opinion. Do what’s…

Millet Porridge

Miss 7 has been a fussy breakfast eater. It’s mainly a power thing where she wants to choose what she eats for breakfast and she wants variety. So yesterday she made this morning’s breakfast and we only made a small amount so she doesn’t get taste fatigue and decide she doesn’t like it. Banana and…

Rice Porridge

Breakfast on a Budget: Rice pudding! 4 cups (ish) rice 2 litres (ish) milk (can use part water if you want – I use full fat milk to help keep the kids fuller for longer and curb that dreaded sugar spike from the rice) 1 tin of coconut cream pinch of salt Bang in slow…

Amaranth Porridge with Stewed Figs & Walnuts

Slow cooked rice and amaranth porridge. Served with stewed pears and walnuts. Put rice and amaranth grains in the slow cooker with milk. Cook for 2-3 hours on low. Alternative: replace the amaranth with polenta. Just allow the rice to cook for an hour first, then add polenta. Rule of thumb is 1 cup grains…