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Book Club | Nutrition For The Family

Navigating nutrition for children can be confusing and worrisome; parents constantly wonder if they are doing the right thing. Cayman Parent has researched the best books and websites on childhood nutrition to help answer just some of the many questions parents have.

Weaning – Babies to Toddlers


Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner, by Annabel Karmel

The UK’s leading children’s cooking author has sold over four million books. This book breaks down weaning into several easy to understand stages and provides over 200 quick, easy and nutritious recipes.





Ella’s Kitchen: The First Foods Book: The Purple One

Covering every step of the weaning journey, from six months to a year, The First Foods Book includes more than 130 recipes – from single-veggie purees to exciting combinations and full meals.





Fussy Eaters


Vegetable Glue, by Susan Chandler

A light-hearted way to encourage vegetable consumption in young children! Explains in a rather unconventional way that good eating habits can keep you fit, active and healthy.





I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato, by Lauren Child

An endearing story of Lola, a very fussy eater who won’t eat her carrots until her brother Charlie reveals that they are orange twiglets from Jupiter.





Children’s Cookbooks


Mom and Me Cookbook, by Annabel Karmel

The perfect cookbook for teaching little ones the joy of preparing meals, with basic cooking techniques, tips, simple first recipes, plus tasty, nutritious meal ideas.





Cook Me a Rhyme: In the kitchen with Mother Goose, by Bryan Kozlowski

Seventeen familiar and classic nursery rhymes inspire recipes and cook-along stories that will create a whole new generation of little chefs.





Other Useful Websites:


Written by experts in the field,  the NHS provides dependable advice on weaning.

Child Feeding Guide

Real strategies and tools to tackle fussy eating and create happy mealtimes.

Super Healthy Kids

Helping parents feed their kids healthier food with recipes, ideas, tips, meal plans and more.

Choose My Plate

Tips and ideas for encouraging teens to make healthy food choices.


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