Weaning Ellie was so much fun, I adored watching her experiment with finger foods and then with her cutlery. She has always been such a curious little girl and has enjoyed trying new foods however recently she is much more fussy and depending on her mood she wont even eat food I know she likes. Ellie has always been keen on eating fruit and so when choosing a snack I try and find ones that are also 1 of your 5 a day and arent full of sugar. Even in some well known baby/toddler brands they can have lots of hidden sugars and when Ellie is really hangry it has been easy to just grab her a biscuit from the cupboard.
Scrummies are a fruit based snack that contain a mix of dried raisins and cranberries that are then flavoured using natural fruit juices making them 100% natural! They also come in six fruity flavours; strawberry, cherry, blueberry, apple, raspberry and blackcurrant. What makes these Scrummies even more appealing is that they are 1 of your 5 a day, they contain no added sugars and they are 100% vegan! They are a perfect snack suitable for 12 months +.
Ellie can be quite fussy and they first time she tried the Scrummies she refused them, I found the blueberry raisins to be a very powerful flavour (but seeing as I don’t like blueberries I still ate a few). Ellie took some time to eat the cranberries as she had never had them before and is definitely going through the fussy eater stage so I was worried she wouldnt try the other flavours however she now goes through an entire pack really quickly and loves them.
I have found Scrummies are perfect to send for her lunch as they are individually packaged and I know she will definitely eat something while I am at work.
At the moment Ellie has a clear favourite and loves the apple flavoured Scrummies however blackcurrant are a close second.
You can order Scrummies from the Clearly Scrumptious website