Welcome! We are Chef Fer Candil and Pediatrician Marta Katalinas, coming together to bring you tips on tricks on how to cook good, healthy food for your toddlers and babies in under 30 minutes!! Please join us as we embark on this journey together, and don't be shy to send any ideas or comments you might have! From our homes to yours, Marta and Fer.
Calcium for toddlers and why it matters
Why is calcium good for kids? How much calcium should toddlers consume? What are good sources of calcium? What can we do if children are intolerant or allergic to lactose?
Join Pediatrician Katalenas and Chef Candil to discuss this very important topic in our child's nutrition journey. At the end of the episode, Chef Candil gives us a calcium-rich recipe that will blow your kids away!
Juice of 1 lemon
1 lb of sea bass or other white fish
1 cup of all-purpose flour
Salt & Pepper
Video episode: https://youtu.be/DO-D3vtC3G0
Newborn hygiene: do's and don'ts
Why do babies peel off? What can we do about it?
Diaper rashes: how do we treat them? how can we avoid them?
When can we start bathing newborns? Do we have to wait until the umbilical cord falls?
On this episode we answer your questions about newborn hygiene and give you a delicious, iron-rich recipe!
1 Lb of lentils (previously soaked in water for at least 8 hours)
3 potatoes in quarters
3-4 bay leaves
2 Tbs of Smoked paprika
1 Spanish chorizo (optional)
3-4 cloves of garlic
2 cups of smoke ham in pieces or ham bones
VIDEO recipe: https://youtu.be/FyNqVFzf5hE
How do you discipline a toddler?
Disciplining a toddler can be challenging. Do we implement time out? Punishments? How do we set boundaries?
Join us on the conversation to learn alternatives and best practices.
Plus, a delicious almond cream dessert that kids will love!
150 grams of raw marzipan
3 cups of almond milk unsweetened
2 cinnamon sticks
2 tbsp of sugar (optional)
1 tsp of cornstarch
ground cinnamon to garnish
Video recipe: https://youtu.be/RbPBhC512uc
Kids & School: How to keep the virus outside the home!
Cooking for Toddlers is back! Are your kids going to school? How do we keep the virus OUTSIDE the home? How do we deal with their anxiety? We bring two moms to talk about their concerns with COVID and the second spike. Plus, we give you a cleaner mix recipe you can make at home and a delicious autumn recipe: pumpkin and apple soup!
- 1 onion
- 1/2 cup of olive oil
- 2 cups of pumpkin
- 1 green apple
- 1 cup of zucchini
- 2 cups of vegetable stock
- Salt and pepper
Video recipe: https://youtu.be/irDMnFUvwyU
Back to School Separation Anxiety
Because of COVID-19, many children have become used to being 24/7 with their parents and siblings. Back to School is creating a lot of separation anxiety among children.
How can we deal with this anxiety as parents?
At what age should we start getting worried?
Plus, Chef Candil brings us a delicious Oven Baked Cheesy Potatoes recipe.
2 big golden potatoes
2 bay leaves
butter to grease the pan
heavy whipping cream
1.5 cup of grated cheese
salt and pepper
Video recipe: https://youtu.be/DGsqlqeucTM
Practical ways for teaching kids attentiveness
On this episode of Cooking for Toddlers, we talk about getting back to the routine and kids' attention.
Are we expecting too much from our children? We'll give you tips, tools and advice on how to work with kids and help them be more attentive. In addition, Chef Candil brings us a delicious meatball recipe you can make with your kids!
1 Lb of ground beef
1/2 onion minced
1 slice of bread soaked in milk
Pinch of cilantro
Variety of your favorite spices
Pepper & Salt
For the sauce:
1 Tbsp of tomato sauce
½ red pepper
1/2 onion minced
2-3 gloves of garlic minced or sliced
1 green bell pepper
1 glass of white wine
1 teaspoon of beef broth concentrate
2 bay leaves
Salt and pepper
1 cup of water as needed
Video recipe here: https://youtu.be/MJLzdVBsClY
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Really great insights from a pediatrician and great recipes for the kiddos.
Love this team!