About half of WHOLE FOODS FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS provides very easy-to-understand directions for simple first foods. The ingredients are found in most kitchens, and the directions are divided into numbered steps that are reader-friendly, even to novice cooks. Measurements are given in US and metric units. Recipes range from appropriate for the very first feeding of an infant to family dishes appropriate for people over one year old. The culinary highlight is a recipe for "First Birthday Cupcakes" for that special day.
La Leche League has long been a valuable resource for healthy cooking, and indeed one of its guiding concepts states that "good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible." WHOLE FOODS FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS applies that concept to the youngest member of the family so that the baby or toddler will receive nourishing foods that complement the superb nutrition of breastfeeding.