Milk Ladder Recipes | Stage 1 | Malted Milk Biscuits

Inside: How to make malted milk biscuits for stage 1 of the milk ladder. It has been a good few years since I have had to do this (you can read all about my first experience of the milk ladder here) and I am a little out of touch. In fact, it feels as though I am starting all over …

3 Easy dairy-free dessert ideas

Inside: 3 of our favourite dairy-free dessert ideas Over the last 6 years, I have tried lots of different dairy free recipes but these are easy and toddler-friendly. I also enjoyed them myself when I was dairy-free while I breastfed my son. Chocolate Brownies I may or may not have eaten a whole tray of these to myself at one …

Weaning With The Allergy-Free Baby and Toddler Cookbook

As you know, we have been weaning Wills over the last couple of months and he has been an absolute star! He has taken to those very first tastes so so well and as far as his allergies are concerned it hasn’t caused me any headaches. It is simple when all you have to do is feed them fruit and …

My Dairy & Soya Free Breastfeeding Journey

We have been a family of allergy sufferers for a few years now, with Gracie not being able to tolerate lactose until she was one and Lils being dairy and soya allergic until very recently (almost 3 years old). I thought that would be the end of our journey, but unfortunately it seems that our newest addition is also dairy …

Cows Milk Protein Allergy: Trusting Your Instincts

When I was a first time mum I didn’t have a clue what ‘normal’ looked like. You have to just assume everything is fine really don’t you and trust that others around you will be able to offer support when you need it – and trust me you do need it. The thing is, if something isn’t right and nobody …

Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy- Our Journey up the milk ladder – We Made it!

Did you miss part 4? Or do you want to see the whole milk ladder series?  I never thought I would be able to write this post. For almost 2 years we have been battling against a milk allergy, one that has ruled our lives day-in day-out. It has been one of the most stressful things I have had to …