All herbs have properties that affect food in some way. All herbs have properties that affect food in some way. Fresh herbs can range from very mild to a stronger taste, and most of them provide medicinal effects, in addition to enhancing the flavor of food.
- Fats & Seasonings
Whole sweeteners offer natural and delicious sweetness that is not harsh or jolting for your baby’s digestive and nervous systems. Read on for information about brown rice syrup, amazake, maple syrup, and others.
Offering natural snacks and desserts can help satisfy your child’s desire for sweets without the detriments of refined sugar. If you build a foundation that orients your child’s taste buds toward whole foods, he can feel the pleasures, as well as the discomforts of sugar.
Salt gives strength, vitality, and energy to power your baby’s body movement. Your baby’s body needs sodium to function properly, as it helps your baby’s body maintain a healthy acid-alkaline balance, acts as a digestive agent, and soothes his joints.
Whether your baby eats his fats through your cooking, prepared foods, or from restaurants, the type of oils and fats he consumes every day impacts his physical and mental growth and development.
Your baby is ready to start eating some fats between six and eight months. The chart below gives an overview of which fats to start feeding baby and when.
Healthy fats support your baby’s physical, emotional, and mental growth and development. These fats supply essential nutrients through nature’s most concentrated source of energy.
(Age: 12 months+) This cake is very easy to make and is more digestible than baked cakes or cookies.
My goal is to offer you cooking principles and general methods that can be used for a variety of foods. The basic principles in these recipes provide the foundation necessary to cook for your child’s first three years and older.