We met when our eldest children were babies and we knew we wanted to support parents with introducing their children to solids. Despite both being nutritionists, we’d found ourselves overwhelmed with the amount of advice and information out there, some of it outdated and unhelpful – especially from well-meaning family members!

We share a passion for giving children the best possible start in life through healthy, tasty food choices and love using our expertise to help as many families as possible to achieve this. We’ve combined our knowledge from our professional backgrounds as qualified nutritionists with our first-hand experience of feeding our own children to create an approach that balances science and caring.

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Hi! I’m a registered nutritionist and mummy to Amabel and Jesse.

We started weaning Amabel in May 2014 at six months old and found it was an exciting and sometimes stressful experience – even for someone with a degree in nutrition!

We did it all again in 2017 with Jesse but this time we had multiple food allergies to contend with. This posed a whole new challenge for weaning but does now mean through experience I’m even better equipped to help other parents.

We are what we eat, and food is a huge part of almost all the social activity in our lives. It’s important to achieve the right balance to support our bodies and I feel passionately that we should help our children enjoy healthy, wholesome and tasty foods and that the best time to begin is with their first tastes!

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Hey! I’m a registered public health nutritionist and mummy to two little people – Jack and Francesca.

I studied nutrition for four years at university before starting a career in the field – I’ve worked within food product development for a large supermarket chain, as well as teaching people with a learning disability about healthy eating and healthy living.

When I started weaning my eldest, Jack, I decided to go down the puree route with finger foods alongside. However, when it came to weaning Francesca, I decided that baby-led weaning was the right approach for her. I completely understand the thought process that parents go through when deciding which weaning route they are going to choose.

I’m at my happiest when I’m surrounded by the people I love, sharing great food together. I think this is where my enthusiasm for everything related to food stems from!