Solids Baby Food Babystaples

The first year of a baby is marked by many milestones. The first bath they take, the first time they sit, the first time they crawl, their first step, the first food, the first words they speak! The list of ‘the firsts’ for the first year of babies is endless! Amongst the many first, the first food given to babies plays a very crucial role. When the time came to give solid food to our babies, we are filled with excitement as well as anxiety. Excitement is there to present before them a whole new range of baby food available and allowing them to letRead More →

Homemade Baby Food BabyStaples

“Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” Hippocrates Homemade food is one such platform which allows mothers to meet their growing baby’s nutritional requirements making sure that they achieve their milestones in a timely manner – be it the physical milestones like the regular height and weight gains or the developmental milestones like the cognitive, social and fine motor skills. It is therefore important that we present a diaspora of recipes to the baby, staying assured of its freshness and pureness while meeting all the nutritional requirements. Some questions keep beeping in our mind when it comes to feedingRead More →


Have you ever given a thought that the tiny little seed popularly known as the bird grain can transform your baby’s health and life! Yes, the ancient grain called Ragi or Finger Millet, has the properties which can make one healthy and energetic. It is one of those grains which has been traditionally being consumed in India since times immemorable but has become obsolete from our kitchens. Millets literally need no fertilizers and pesticides to grow, promising a complete organic approach. So far as organic baby food is concerned, Ragi is one of the superfoods which you can feed your babies staying assured that theirRead More →


“Can I include Oats in my baby’s diet?” The first year of baby is very transformational. Just like how a caterpillar metamorphosis into a butterfly, a new born is swaddled initially and is literally running by the end of the year. And all that a baby does is just like a caterpillar eat, eat and eat! The caterpillar then goes through a resting phase, allowing itself to absorb all that it has fed and then slowly it turns into a beautiful butterfly! Ready to spread its wings and fly. Likewise, a baby goes through incredible changes in the first year. Baby’s weight doubles in sixRead More →

child on suitcase

Making Travel and Vacations Kid-Friendly Traveling with kids is something many parents dread. A lot of travel enthusiasts give up traveling the minute the become parents. It initially starts with the inability to travel due to the baby being too small, which eventually turns into a fear of the toddler throwing tantrums while you are on vacation, ruining everything. This fear is rather obvious, as when you see your child throw tantrums at home, perhaps not even allowing you to enjoy a trip to the mall, it is impossible to think that they will stay quiet while traveling. However, it is certainly possible to travelRead More →


Why You Shouldn’t Be Using Technology In Front Of Your Kids In today’s world, a child starts experiencing technology from the second he is born. While it is obvious that your child will sooner or later start using the technology himself, you should not be continuously using your devices in front of your child. Kids copy everything they see their parents doing. It is incredibly important that they don’t see you on your phone/laptop for like seven hours a day. They are going to want to do the same, and at this young age, the screens can cause damage to their sensitive eyes. If youRead More →

rock salt

Why Too Much Salt Is Deadly For Your Child And You How much salt are we eating? Let’s face it, we are all a little bit obsessed with salt. We put it in biscuits, cakes, cookies, curries, juices, and even butter! And we don’t stop there, we’ve come up with a bunch of different types of sodium chloride. Table, rock (sendha namak), kosher, Himalayan, iodized salt, and salt with less sodium – there’s no end. WHO recommends that adults should consume less than 5g of salt per day, which is less than a teaspoon. For children (ages 2-15), this amount should be reduced, depending onRead More →

sugar cubes

What Sugar Does To Your Baby And You Sugar may be very delicious, but you should only eat it in small amounts. Recommended Intake WHO recommends reducing the intake of free sugars to less than 10% of the total daily energy intake. Recent studies say that it should actually be less than 5%. In simpler terms, this means that all sweet things – be it actual sugar, or the natural sweetness in things like fruits and honey – should be only a very small portion of your diet. This is true for all ages, however, it is of utmost importance at younger stages. Doctors recommendRead More →

Uses of Quinoa

Wonder-grain Quinoa Get introduced to the wonder-grain Quinoa! Do you feel the constant pressure of squeezing in the nutrients in the diet of your family especially in a vegetarian diet? Introduce your diet to the powerhouse of nutrients Quinoa, pronounced “Keen-wah” which is undoubtedly the mother of all grains and truly a superfood. Nutritional Benefits of Quinoa Quinoa, a 7000 year old grain, is one of the very few plant foods that is a rich source of almost all nutrients. One of the richest sources of protein – One cup of cooked quinoa contains 8 grams of protein! It contains all nine essential amino acidsRead More →

8 BestImmunityBoosters

8 Immunity Boosting Foods for Winter! Cosy blankets, warm shrugs, cold mornings and sunny afternoons! Yes, the winter is here and this is the time when we all look forward to spending some time outdoors during the sunny afternoons to beat the cold. As much as we are excited to welcome the new season, we forget the difficulties that it comes with, especially for our little ones. With the decreasing immunity, our body becomes susceptible to many diseases like cold and cough, thus increasing the need to include the immunity boosting foods in our diet. Keeping covered with warm clothes is one part of theRead More →


Cheesy Broccoli Bites Recipe- Health And Taste In One Bite! Every kid (and adult) loves cheese – don’t deny it! Cheese is yummy and healthy by itself, but what if I told you that you can make it even more delicious and nutritious? These Cheesy Broccoli Bites do just that. Made out of BabyStaples Exotic Broccoli Soup powder, these bites combine the goodness of broccoli, carrot, corn and spinach with the taste of cheese and mash potatoes to yield a party-perfect dish! It’s like a traditional aloo tikki, but healthier and with a molten cheese center. So let’s get started! Ingredients – BabyStaples Exotic BroccoliRead More →

4-Ingredient Cookies

Easy Four Ingredient Cookies Cookies are a delicious, easy way to satisfy any hunger or cravings throughout the day. They are ready-made, yummy, easy to store and very filling. You can pack them in a little box and take them to work, or give them to your child in his lunch box. However, store-bought cookies usually are filled with maida/refined flours, and hence completely lack in any nutrition. The solution? These 4-ingredient homemade cookies that are made out of healthy, nutritious flours and can be easily prepared and stored for two weeks! Ingredients – BabyStaples Powder – 1 cup (recommended powders: BabyStaples Oats Porridge, SproutedRead More →


Steel-Cut Oats are highly fibrous with lots of other essential nutrients. These are also one of the whole grains which are least processed to give the goodness of all nutrients. They are the whole-grain groats which are not processed or rolled like rolled oats that are commonly found in the market. BabyStaples Oats Porridge powder is made from organically certified steel-cut oats, and contains no sugar, salt, preservatives or milk. The oats are thoroughly washed, soaked in RO water, roasted and home-milled – so you can be sure that your baby only gets the best. Nutrition Facts of Steel-Cut Oats: Rich in Dietary Fiber –Read More →

baby milk

Too Much Milk Is Not Good Either! Milk has always been called the complete, whole food that is extremely beneficial for a baby. Considered a filling nutritious meal, it is a common belief that if your child is having enough milk, it’s alright if he/she isn’t eating much of anything else. Milk is a rich source of calcium and several other nutrients, but it is not always enough. Calcium doesn’t work much without the availability of Vitamin D, and there are several other vitamins and minerals that milk lacks in. Every parent’s goal is to fill the tiny tummies of their babies, but we alsoRead More →


  Separation Anxiety This type of anxiety is most common in children from 12 to 24 months. Children barely a year old are slowly growing independent, but they also begin to realize that they are not actually a part of you and that leads to the fear that you will soon abandon them. Many children never develop this fear, but as the number of working parents increases, this fear becomes more prominent. How to deal with it – Say bye before leaving. The most common tactic parents use is sneaking out when their child is busy in play or in another room. It saves youRead More →

apple and rice idli

Sugar-Free Apples And Rice Idli Recipe Idlis make a soft and easy-to-chew dish that is ideal for children of all ages. However, a simple idli may not always please your child’s taste buds, or maybe he/she is just bored of the plain old idli! You can always go ahead and add different salty flavors to this traditional south Indian meal, but here’s how to create a sweet idli that tastes amazing too! Ingredients – BabyStaples Apple and Rice Porridge Powder – ¼ cup Water – 90 ml Baking powder – ¼ tsp (2-4 pinches) Sugar (optional) – for extra sweetness Directions – Mix the AppleRead More →