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Jessica Beaton
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Jessica Beaton

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Jessica is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a passion for starting solids and inspiring families to enjoy happy mealtimes and a healthy love of food. She is a co-director of One Handed Cooks, a keen cook and combines her personal journey as a mum of four fun-loving boys with twenty years of evidence-based training and experience as a dietitian to simplify the science and educate parents in a friendly and practical way. Since joining One Handed Cooks in 2012 Jessica has undergone further training in ‘Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders: The Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding’ and ‘Making SENSE of Mealtimes’.

Books by Jessica Beaton

The Family Meal Solution

Discover a new way to feed everyone that’s designed for real, busy family lives.

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One Handed Cooks: Boosting Your Basics

The bestselling One Handed Cooks are back, showing you how to boost the nutrition and flavour of favourite family meals – with over 100 simple, healthy recipes and countless practical tips to provide your child with a lifelong positive relationship with food.

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One Handed Cooks

Simple, nutritious and tasty recipes for babies through to school-aged children, including meals that the whole family can enjoy, as well as a wealth of information on how to raise a healthy eater.

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Create a nutritious tasting plate

From Boosting Your Basics, a simple trick for increasing your child’s interest in food.

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Taco bowls

One meal, three ways – from Boosting Your Basics.

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Veggie-filled sausage rolls

A yummy and veggie-packed sandwich alternative or lunchbox addition from Boosting Your Basics.

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Tray-Bake Ginger Beef Meatballs with Vegetables

A tray-bake twist on the standard stir-fry!

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Creamy Garlic Chicken (Slow Cooker)

This irresistible creamy garlic sauce will work well with chicken, pork or veal, or for a vegetarian option use root vegetables.

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Pork and Caramelised Apple Sausage Rolls

We’ve sealed the deal on these pork sausage rolls by adding a sweet apple mixture to bring them to life.