Tuesday, 11 December 2007

New food!

We had another wonderful eating day today. It was our last post-natal yoga class, something which is very sad as we have a fantastic group. We went for lunch afterwards and Millie sat quite happily in a highchair feeding herself. She kindly shared some parsnip with her chum William who was looking to break away from the orange food. I met this group nearly a year ago when I was pregnant and now here we are with babies in highchairs - what an fantastic metamorphosis.
Millie has been eating fruit and veg for a couple of weeks now. I've been thinking about branching out and decided that today was the day. I gave her some pasta. I bought rice and millet pasta from Orgran (who make an amazing falafel mix too). Rice is a lovely first food and millet has some fantastic properties. Millet has all eight amino acids and is a good source of silicone and is suitable from six months so perfect for us. I cooked the little spirals and then rinsed in cold water once drained. They were a little sticky to the touch but absolutely fine for Millie to handle. Best of all - she loved it! Went down much better than rice cakes (coughing and face making) so will be in the menu alongside her fruit and veg from now on.
Happy Days,
Kat x

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