Huggies Little Swimmers Leak-proof Swim Pants (Review)

Bambino sells individual Huggies Little Swimmers Baby Swimpants (size 3-4) for Rs.225 each (they also sell an entire pack for over Rs.2000). This worked really well for us because I wasn't sure how she would react to this particular product (my baby has very sensitive skin prone to mild eczema so I'm careful with topical… Continue reading Huggies Little Swimmers Leak-proof Swim Pants (Review)

Introducing Karawila (Bitter Gourd) to Baby

As her 46th ingredient, my daughter tried Bitter Gourd for the first time with her lunch. I found the paler, lighter-green variety at the pola and added very little to her food (because it lowers blood sugar levels and can taste, as the name suggests, quite bitter). Also known as Bitter Melon and Karawila (in… Continue reading Introducing Karawila (Bitter Gourd) to Baby

Introducing Kidney Beans to Baby

Today, I offered Ahalya Kidney Beans for breakfast with oats and banana. It was her 45th ingredient to try.Kidney beans contain many vitamins, chief among them being vitamin B9, vitamin B1 and vitamin K1 - all vital to the healthy development of a baby. Key minerals in these beans include iron, phosphorous, manganese, copper and… Continue reading Introducing Kidney Beans to Baby

Introducing Sprats (Halmasso) to Baby

Ahalya had sprats with her lunch of red rice, veges, greens, legumes and coconut milk. And sprats were her 44th ingredient to try. I prepared this dried fish by soaking it and washing it thoroughly in order to remove the salt curing. Then I dried it out completely in the oven -until crisp- and ground… Continue reading Introducing Sprats (Halmasso) to Baby

Introducing Leek to Baby

Our 43rd ingredient to try was leek. So I made a leek, potato and chicken soup tempered in unsalted butter (this was before pureeing). It smelt amazing and tasted quite good too.Being rich in minerals like nickel, potassium, iron, magnesium, calcium, manganese, phosphorous and vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K, along with a moderate… Continue reading Introducing Leek to Baby

Introducing Strawberry to Baby with Organix Strawberry Baby Biscuits (Review)

Today Ahalya also tried Organic Strawberry Baby Biscuits from Organix Food and, again, really liked it! It was also the first time Ahalya tried anything strawberry, and her 42nd ingredient to try too.It is a part of the Organix 7+ Months Range that encourages baby to feed herself Finger Food. These stage 2 snacks come… Continue reading Introducing Strawberry to Baby with Organix Strawberry Baby Biscuits (Review)

Introducing Sago to Baby

I introduced my little one to sago as her 41st ingredient to try. And she loved it.Sago is the starch extracted from the spongy centre or pith of specific tropical palm stems (and not from the root of tapioca as some believe. They are not tapioca pearls.) and when cooked can be a perfect first… Continue reading Introducing Sago to Baby

Introducing Belly Bees Baby Food Jars to Baby (Review)

After hearing great reviews about Belly Bees Baby Food Jars, I decided to introduce Ahalya to one today. An essentially local product, Belly Bees is the first ever ready to eat baby food manufacturer in Sri Lanka. Priced very economically at aprox. Rs.200 Belly Bees Baby Food comes in 150g jars of rice, vegetable and… Continue reading Introducing Belly Bees Baby Food Jars to Baby (Review)

Introducing Manioc (Cassava) to Baby

My little girl tasted Manioc for the first time as her 40th ingredient. Also known as Yuca, Tapioca and Cassava, this starchy tuberous-root is free from gluten and carries some of the valuable B complex group of vitamins such as folate, thiamine, vitamin B6, riboflavin and pantothenic acid.It is also a great source of some… Continue reading Introducing Manioc (Cassava) to Baby