Baby & Toddler Meals For Dummies

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Includes tips for feeding picky eaters and kids with allergies
Understand your child’s nutritional needs and prepare fast, tasty meals

Babies and toddlers need good nutrition to grow and thrive, and this essential, timesaving guide makes it easy to feed your child right. It explains exactly what foods you should introduce at what ages — and shows you how to prepare fresh, home-cooked baby and toddler meals that beat anything you can get from a jar or box.

Discover how to

Save money and expand your baby-food budget
Dish up healthy, well-balanced meals
Introduce new foods at the right time
Serve foods with high kid-appeal
Have fun cooking with your child

About the Author
Dawn Simmons is a cooking instructor and caterer. The co-author of Cooking For Crowds For Dummies (Wiley), Dawn enjoys cooking for her children, family, and friends, and she’s always on the lookout for a new recipe! You can contact Dawn at dawnfsimmons@hotmail.com.
Curt Simmons is a technology trainer and author of more than 50 general computing and networking books. Curt is the co-author of Cooking For Crowds For Dummies (Wiley), and he enjoys gardening and eating Dawn’s cooking. You can contact Curt at curt_simmons@hotmail.com.

Sallie Warren, MS has been a Registered and Licensed Dietician for the past 20 years and is currently a consultant dietician for hospitals, assisted living centers, and long-term-care facilities. Sallie’s work enables her to work with all ages of people concerning their nutritional needs, including new mothers, babies, and children.

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Baby & Toddler Meals For Dummies

Includes tips for feeding picky eaters and kids with allergies Understand your child’s nutritional needs and prepare fast, tasty meals Babies and toddlers need good nutrition to grow and thrive, and this essential, timesaving guide makes it easy to feed your child right. It explains exactly what foods you should introduce at what ages — and shows you how to prepare fresh, home-cooked baby and toddler meals that beat anything you can get from a jar or box. Discover how to Save money and expand your baby-food budget Dish up healthy, well-balanced meals Introduce new foods at the right time Serve foods with high kid-appeal Have fun cooking with your child

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The easy, delicious, and nutritious way for students to eat gluten-free

At least 3 million Americans are affected by celiac disease, and as awareness of this genetic disorder grows, more people are adopting the required gluten-free lifestyle. Student’s Gluten-Free Cookbook For Dummies is a perfect resource, featuring cooking and nutritional advice along with dishes that are tasty and simple for young adults to prepare using low-cost and easy-to-obtain ingredients.

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Features a wide variety of more than 160 healthy and hearty gluten-free recipes for every meal of the day
Includes easy on-the-go snacks, food that can be assembled in about five minutes, meals to impress, and much more
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Canning and Preserving For Dummies 2nd Edition

Everything you need to know to can and preserve your own food

With the cost of living continuing to rise, more and more people are saving money and eating healthier by canning and preserving food at home. This easy-to-follow guide is perfect for you if you want to learn how to can and preserve your own food, as well as if you’re an experienced canner and preserver looking to expand your repertoire with the great new and updated recipes contained in this book.

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Everything you need to know about freezing, canning, preserving, pickling, drying, juicing, and root cellaring
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