Resources & Library

  • Optimal Serving Sizes for Toddlers

    Below are the recommended number of servings and serving sizes, and representations of some of those sizes: GRAIN GROUP: SIX SERVINGS One Serving: 1 to 3-year-old: 3 to 6-year-old: Bread, whole grain or sprouted 1/4 to 1/2 slice 1/2 slice Muffin 1/4 to 1/3 muffin 1/3 to 1/2 muffin Crackers 2 saltine size 2 to […]

  • Iron Rich Resources

    IRON RICH SOURCES Certain vitamins and minerals are needed for your body to absorb iron. Vitamin C, in particular, is a potent enhancer of iron absorption if it’s eaten at the same time as iron-rich foods. Most vegetarians get plenty of vitamin C from fruits and vegetables such as broccoli, tomatoes, strawberries, cauliflower, kiwi fruit, […]

  • Introduction of Solids

    Introduction: There are many people who think they are experts in infant nutrition, and all these “experts” know exactly the right way to for you to introduce solids to your infant. There is ONLY one expert that you should listen to – and that is your infant! Your infant and their body will tell you […]

  • Instruction for Elimination of Diet

    The elimination diet is one approach that’s extremely useful.  It addresses many of our individual needs, and benefits nearly everyone who tries it.  Plus, it’s sorta fun.  It’s like planning your own research project – on yourself. Just don’t make things too complicated on yourself. The only really important thing is to completely avoid foods […]

  • How to Puree and Store Homemade Baby Food

    How to Puree and Store Homemade Baby Food Start by cooking the vegetable/fruit either by steaming, baking, or boiling. Note: Avoid using the microwave. Steaming maintains the most nutrients. Steaming, baking and boiling all allow for big batches of foods to be made at one time. Take the cooked vegetable or fruit and place them […]

  • How Much Food Should My Baby Eat

    Note: these are only guidelines. Listen to your baby’s queues to guide you! 4-6 Months:  If baby can sit up on their own and still seems hungry after breastfeeding, baby may be ready to start eating solids! Baby should be able to hold their head up, close their mouth around a spoon and “move” the […]

  • Food to Promote Milk Supply

    Lean Protein: Free-range chicken, grass-fed beef & bison, wild caught fish, eggs, miso soup, tofu, edamame, black & red beans, lentils & split peas, all beans & pea protein powder. Complex Carbs: whole grains, oatmeal (certified GF & non-GMO) legumes (canned or dry), all beans, (canned or dried). Healthy Fats: avocado, olives, coconut oil, ghee, […]