Mealtime is a somewhat easy and simple process during the first four to six months of a baby’s life. But soon, as babies start making the transition from breast milk and formula to solid foods, parents find themselves asking some difficult questions:
• When do I introduce solid food to my baby? • Which foods are the most appropriate for what age? • Should I follow a particular feeding schedule? • How much food should I make for my baby? How do I prepare it? • What do I feed a sick baby? • Is it ok to give my baby food in the car? If so, what?
From the co-author of the internationally bestselling 4 Ingredients series, Kim McCosker, comes the definitive book on cooking for babies. BABY BOWL: Home-Cooked Meals for Happy, Healthy Babies and Toddlers answers all of these questions, and is the ultimate guide to helping parents establish healthy eating habits during this transitory time rather than relying on expensive jars of prepared baby food.
A devoted Mum of three boys, Kim McCosker has built the 4 Ingredients franchise on the idea that it is possible to prepare simple, healthy, cost-effective meals at home for any size family. BABY BOWL provides fast and easy-to-follow recipes, organized by age (4 months to a year old), for simple, healthy, allergy-aware, cost-conscious purees, snacks and meals made from the freshest ingredients. It also and provides:
• Essential advice on nutritional value • Allergy icons, indicating what each recipe is ‘free-from’ eg., Gluten free, Lactose free • Tips on whether to freeze, cooking times, and how to serve • A chapter dedicated to THERMO-friendly recipes • Example menu planners for baby’s first month on solids
BABY BOWL is the new baby food bible proving that it is easier than you think! This smorgasbord of delicious meals and snacks for babies and toddlers will keep you out of the baby food aisle for good.
4 Ingredients author and entrepreneur Kim McCosker loves to inspire readers and audiences with her simple, hard working, and determined recipe for success. As a busy wife and mum to three boys, Kim McCosker holds a Degree in International Finance, trained as a Financial Planner, and is a self-taught cook.
Putting into practice her mantra of “Family First,” Kim’s concept created the most successful book title in Australia—4 Ingredients—with cookbook sales now spanning three continents, twenty-six countries, and six foreign languages! As the highest self-published author in Australian history, Kim’s continued aim with 4 Ingredients is to simplify all forms of cooking by creating quick, easy, and delicious recipes. Over twenty 4 Ingredients cookbooks have resulted in many cultural necessities and dietary considerations, often endorsed by recognised associations.
The 4 Ingredients phenomenon has taken digital media to heightened levels with one of the fastest-growing Australian-based Facebook pages currently with 540,000 fans and over 60,000 iApp downloads. Traditional media have equally enjoyed Kim's easy, everyday recipes seeing her cooking live on television around the globe, including Australian morning and Current Affair shows, America’s FOX 5 and ABC’s Good Morning America, New Zealand’s TVNZ and UK’s BBC. For more information visit 4Ingredients.com.au.
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