dr. yum's Baby Food Toolkit
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Baby Food Toolkit: stories
10 Ideas for Finger Foods for Babies and Toddlers
Finger foods are a great way for babies to learn independence, develop their fine motor skills, and try a variety of more grown-up tastes and textures.
GERD (Gastroesphageal reflux disease) in Children
Diet modification is very important in getting control of symptoms of GERD. Triggers for GERD can to some extent vary from patient to patient.
Sugar Hides in Sneaky Places
A high sugar intake is associated with higher risk for obesity, but so many parents may not realize what the recommended limits for sugar are for kids and how much sugar is in the foods their kids regularly eat.
6 Reasons to Stop Feeding your Kids “Kid Food”
At the Dr. Yum Project we often say, “Most food is kid-friendly. Kids just need to learn how to eat it!” Kids who are taught healthy eating habits, which include eating a variety of healthy foods, will be far better off now and in the long run. They will be learning healthy habits that will last a lifetime
5 Tips on Feeding Toddlers
Feeding toddlers doesn’t have to be stressful. At my office I talk to parents of toddlers all the time about the frustrations of feeding their picky, unpredictable and stubborn little ones. Here are a few points to keep in mind when feeding toddlers:
Getting Started Feeding and Making Your Own Baby Food
When your pediatrician says that you are ready to start solid foods, usually between 4-6 months, you may have a lot of questions about how much food to give, what kids of food to give, and in what order food should be introduced.
Parents, Skip the Juice and Offer Whole Fruits Instead
While it may be fine to let a kid have a juice box at a birthday party, I tell parents they should consider NOT buying juice or bring it in the home. Here are my reasons why.
Dr. Yum’s “No Cavity Club”
Over the years I have seen a lot of kids with tooth decay. For kids to be healthy eaters, they need a healthy mouth and teeth!
Dr. Yum’s Ban on Picky Eaters
Several times a week, I’m faced with the frustration of a parent of a picky eater, either in my pediatrics practice or in the Dr. Yum Project Kitchen where our team teaches families to cook. These parents are tired, worn out, and out of answers...
Baby Food Toolkit: videos
Doctor Yum's Babyfood Option Tag
Baby Food Contaminants? Pediatrician Breaks It Down
Baby Food Toolkit: recipes
Groovy Peach Pear Smoothie
Summer Watermelon Gazpacho
Creamy Cauliflower Potato Leek Soup
Cilantro Lime Lentil Soup
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup
Avocado Macaroni and Cheese
Island Coconut Chicken and Rice
Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese
Cornmeal Dusted Okra and Potatoes
Curry Pumpkin Seafood Soup
Very Veggie Turkey Meatloaf
Crockpot Chicken Marbella
Pasta with Asparagus, Peas, and Spring Onions
Escarole and Orzo Soup with Turkey Parmesan Meatballs
Shipwreck Salmon with Citrus Glaze
Nimo's Chicken and Butternut Squash Stew
Lentils with Spinach over Rice
Pumpkin Apple Flax Muffins
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
Squash and Chickpea Stew with Greens
Asian Chicken Noodle Soup
Mashed Potatoes with Secret Cauliflower
Gnocchi with Butternut Squash and Kale
Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Lemon Basil Summer Hummus