Nutrition & diet

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Latest Nutrition & diet Posts

Recipe: Jelly with natural flavours

Kid’s love jelly. And that’s almost an understatement. But too many sugary snacks can lead to diabetes in later life and some dental issues, so it’s best to steer clear from sugar-laden desserts, which is what makes this recipe so perfect for our families! Fun fact: Did you know it’s also a great snack for pregnant […]

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At this time of year, many people will be writing their Christmas wish lists. For some, the only gift they want is something that money can’t buy – and that’s news of a pregnancy! As October the 1st is the most popular birth date in Ireland, it’s no surprise that many couples try for a […]

3 ways you can use your pumpkin in baking!

What better way to celebrate Halloween than with some pumpkin carving? It’s an activity that all kids adore – but here’s how you use what’s left of your pumpkin when your Jack O’Lanterns are lit up! Pumpkin puree Ingredients 1 pumpkin Pinch of cinnamon Method Pierce your pumpkin all over with a sharp knife or […]

RECIPE: Spooky Halloween ghosts!

When Halloween rolls around it’s a great time of year to stretch those baking legs and see what you and your kids can whip up. Children love to help mum and dad in the kitchen, and when it comes to making a treat look like something it’s not… well, is there a greater pleasure in […]

Holly Willoughby recommends vegan diet for weaning

Celebrities often tote baby and child-rearing advice. Every week there’s a new tidbit with a different celebrity recommending a different diet, discipline or parenting method for their children. But this one caught our eye this weekend. Morning!!!! Today’s look on @thismorning shirt by @veryuk skirt by @insidejigsaw and boots by @majeofficiel #hwstyle💁✨ A post shared […]

Child nutrition: are we too obsessed?

Meal-times can often be a minefield and a real source of stress for parents. But are we getting too hung up on our children’s eating habits? Dietitian SARAH KEOGH helps us find a healthy, happy medium. Statistics The statistics are stark: one in five Irish children are overweight, one-third do not get enough calcium and […]

An Autumn menu (with hidden veggies) that your kids will love!

Let’s face it – no matter if they’re ethically sourced or organically grown, a lot of children don’t like the look of vegetables on their plate. If given the choice, we know they’re more likely to load up on breads and proteins than they are on one of their five a day. That’s just how […]

How to keep on top of your heart health!

This week marks the beginning of Irish heart month in association with the Irish Heart Foundation. Here at maternity & infant we’re super keen on keeping our tickers ticking over with good, healthy food and intermittent bouts of high-intensity exercise. But all this can be tough to keep to when there’s a new baby in […]

Fun picnic and small plate ideas with Organix

We’ve teamed up with super organic food company Organix to give you some simple, fun (and vitamin filled) recipes that will delight the kids this week. Why not try one of our ideas below and show us a picture of your plates in the comments! Organix thrives on making great tasting food for babies, toddlers […]

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