Press & Awards

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Mom creates online community to help parents tackle picky eaters 
Solid Starts founder Jenny Best speaks about how to prevent picky eating and shares a bit of her story.

Best Website & App in Food & Beverage

We recently took home Best Website & App in the Food & Beverage category of the 13th Annual Shorty Awards.  

Best General Social Presence in Education & Discovery

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet and we are so proud to be honored by them.

Solid Starts Launches Toddler Course

“When people say I’m lucky my toddler will eat anything I say it’s not luck, it’s Solid Starts.” Sharon Feiereisen of Momtastic shares her experience with feeding her baby and toddler with the help of the Solid Starts courses.

Advice For Feeding Picky Toddlers That’ll Make Your Life So Much Easier

“When your toddler refuses to eat, that food didn’t go to waste. It was food you were already going to make for yourself and you have a meal waiting for your lunch next day. … Cook for yourself, share with your toddler.”- Jenny Best, founder of Solid Starts

When to Start Your Baby on Solid Foods
Solid Starts founder Jenny Best shares tips for families making the transition with minimal stress.

Transitioning Babies to Solids
BabyGaga spoke with Solid Starts founder Jenny Best and Dr. Rachel Ruiz of Solid Starts to learn more about transitioning babies to solids.

A Former Ballerina’s Food Struggles: For Herself & Her Child
Louisa Kasdon, host of the Let’s Talk About Food podcast, interviews Jenny on her personal food journey and the role it played in the founding of Solid Starts.

Baby Led What?
Pamela Silva (also of Univision) and her co-host Karen Comas sat down with Jenny to discuss all things baby-led weaning and why eating should be fun! 

Best Baby Food 
Solid Starts founder Jenny Best speaks about the best food for babies.

What Can Parents Do About Toxic Baby Food? Not much.
Jenny shares her thoughts on a recent house report and the importance of serving a healthy variety of foods, in moderation.

Liver, Garlic, Bone Marrow on the Menu for Cameron Diaz’s Daughter Raddix
The news aggregator and blog referenced Solid Starts as supporting evidence that the celebrity’s diet of choice for her baby is age-appropriate.