Author(s): Lauren Cheney
A blueprint for your child's nutrition and brain healthDoctor-approved and parent-tested, the Smart Baby Cookbook helps you give your young one a head-start for a healthy life, beginning with the best first foods, through to finger foods and family meals. Including:The science behind 'SMART' foods and their effects on immunity and brain functionMeal planners organised by baby's age and stages of development, plus advice for starting solidsEasy-to-make family favourite recipes designed for maximum nutritionBudget-friendly recipes with minimal prep and no separate cooking requiredWhen chef Lauren Cheney's baby was born with a rare immunity disorder, she threw herself into researching the best foods that could help him thrive. Drawing on advice from child health experts, she developed recipes for nutrient-packed everyday meals. Now with this empowering guide, her advice and recipes are available for families everywhere, helping to nourish the bodies and brains of the little ones we love.
Lauren Cheney is a Perth-based chef and caterer. She is mum to a young child who was born with a rare immune disorder which left him fighting for his life in intensive care for weeks and leaves him forever vulnerable to infections. Lauren threw herself into the thing she knew best - food - and in particular, research into the best nutrition for boosting infant immunity and building neural pathways. Gathering advice from the many medical practitioners that were part of her son's daily life for months, she turned her findings into a manual and cookbook for new parents. Lauren is now launching a Smart Baby food range with a national supermarket chain and is always looking for new ways to get the word out about best nutrition for babies.