Weaning on the go

Weaning on the go

All is good in the world of weaning as long as you stay within the comfort of your home surrounded by all those countless cupboards holding lots of yummy ingredients, as well as the fridge and freezer, not forgetting about the stacks of pots, bowls, food warmers etc etc… however once you leave your home and all those essential comforts behind then things might start to get a bit tricky…

If you have the time and are well organized you will probably plan in advance your days out, we… well… we aren’t so well organized and if you are a regular reader of my blog then most likely you already know that. Home cooking is very important for us but in the case of weaning on the go I much more prefer the ready-made food option.

Cow & Gate were kind enough to send us a selection of their “friends” food pouches – my first spoon.

Weaning on the go with Cow & Gate

“Friends – my first spoon” are design for 4-6 months old babies who have just started their weaning adventure and are really ready to discover new foods. There are four flavours in the collection: carrot, peas, broccoli and cauliflower. When you study the ingredients list… well there isn’t a lot to study… these pouches are made from carrot, peas, broccoli or cauliflower and water and… nothing else. They come in a very handy 50g size and are perfect for beginners. They are ideal for helping to build up your babies taste pallet so they are well positioned to try more complex flavours in the future.

“Friends – my first spoon” are suitable either to be used as a main meal or as a snack for later on 🙂 They do not require any cooking or any other special preparation… just open and serve; this makes them an ideal food for when you are on the go. And just in case you baby isn’t in the mood for your choice of food once it is opened, then you can simply reseal it and store in a fridge for up to 24hours.

I am glad we had the chance to try Cow & Gate Friends pouches; they make feeding outside of the home environment so much easier.

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Have you used any pouches like these when your baby was weaning?

What’s your personal top tip for weaning on the go?

16 thoughts on “Weaning on the go

  1. We’re big fans of pouches around here! Funny enough, when my guy was younger, he was totally uninterested. Now that he’s a toddler, he’s all about them and eats them for snacks. They’re SO convenient for having a quick snack while we’re on the go 🙂

  2. They didn’t have pouches that I’m aware between 1990-2007 when I was weaning our six kids, but golly, I sure wish they did. It was rough on the go, for them and for me 😉

  3. We used pouches for when we were out and about, much safer then the jars. Ours preferred the fruity ones. They never had these first taste ones though, so all the first tastes had to prepped before we went out, and stored in containers and bottle bags etc….

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