A simple, reassuring introduction to baby-led weaning
Baby-led weaning (BLW) is a popular method that helps babies become comfortable with starting solid foods. Discover a quick-start guide and complete baby cookbook with simple and healthy recipes that set baby on a path toward food enjoyment and independence. This baby-food recipe book will guide you through introducing tastes and textures, teaching baby to eat (and stop eating) on their own, and keeping them from becoming a picky eater.
With recipes like Baked Cinnamon Apple Wedges and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup, you'll discover tried-and-tested foods designed for growing hands, mouths, and tummies.
Inside The Super Easy Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook
, you'll find:
- The basics of BLW—Learn which foods to avoid in the first year, proper portion sizes, and how to distinguish gagging from choking.
- Simple, healthy recipes—Introduce new foods with balanced recipes made with easy-to-find ingredients.
- Allergens at a glance—Quickly identify common potential allergens with handy recipe labels.
Confidently begin baby-led weaning with convenient recipes and straightforward guidance.
TOK-HUI YEAP, RD, CSP, LD, is a registered dietitian and a certified pediatric nutritionist. Born in Malaysia, she moved to America for a degree in nutrition and dietetics and now enjoys working with families to optimize their health. Tok-Hui lives with her family in Eugene, OR, and started her blog, KinderNutrition.com, to share her passion for food nutrition.
"Introducing nourishing table foods to your baby is an exciting time in parenthood. Tok-Hui shares her expertise in this excellent resource that goes far beyond recipes and gives detailed guidance about safely preparing and sharing meals with little ones. I look forward to sharing her book with my patients' families!" —Dr. Miranda Lanning, pediatrician
"Tok-Hui Yeap's The Super Easy Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook provides the ABCs to BLW. Her easy-to-follow, nutritious recipes are a great place to start with the newest eater in your household. As an accomplished pediatric dietician and a mom, you can count on her knowledge and experience to guide you and your baby through their first meals." —Garret Zallen, pediatric surgeon
"As a mom accidentally thrust into the world of BLW with my second child who rejected purees, I wish I had had Tok-Hui's book to guide me and give me ideas for what and when to feed her. As a pediatrician, I think that The Super Easy Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook is an accurate and evidence-based resource for infant feeding, and uses the anticipatory guidance that I give to parents wondering how and when to start feeding their babies. This book is great for any family with a baby, wanting to understand safe and fun ways to introduce foods." —Angela Zallen, MD, FAAP, pediatrician
"Tok Hui makes baby-led weaning safe, fun, and accessible to all parents. She addresses the typical fears that often accompany BLW while providing nutritious and easy recipes. The Super Easy Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook is the perfect starting place for parents." —Lindsey Leighton, MS, RD, CSP, pediatric dietitian
"This super easy cookbook can motivate caregivers to use a different way for introducing solid foods to babies' diet—the baby-led weaning technique. More than a cookbook, it includes 'how-to' like a manual that's clearly and concisely written and fun to read. The tips and recipes are drawn from Tok-Hui's years of experience as a registered dietitian nutritionist for children and families and also as a young mother. Such experience has enabled her to make a complex topic simple and practical for the caregivers and babies." —Dawna T. Mughal, PhD, RDN, associate professor emerita, former dietetics program director