About Catherine McCord

A native of Louisville, KY, Catherine modeled around the world in her teens, spending every spare second learning about and experiencing local cuisines. Craving more, she saved up her money and enrolled at The Institute for Culinary Education in Manhattan. When her beautiful baby boy Kenya was born, she spent hours on the internet researching feeding tips and fresh, healthy recipe ideas, but came up short. She found herself having conversations with friends who struggled with the same issues and quickly became their go-to girl for baby and child-friendly recipes. Now, Catherine shares her extensive research and experimentation in her own family kitchen on Weelicious.com and with her growing international audience on Facebook and Twitter. With a new recipe or tip debuting daily and how-to cooking videos posted every Friday, Weelicious is a wealth of information for parents, and a visual delight for foodies of any age.

Mango Apple Carrot Puree

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Your little one will remember this puree, for sure! Made out of simple ingredients in just minutes, this MAC puree is sure to be the new family favorite! Mango Apple Carrot Puree Ingredients 1/2 mango, diced in chunks 1/2 apple, diced in chunks 1/2 carrot, diced in chunks Directions Steam the carrots for about a […]

Banana Pear Peach Puree

Banana Pear Peach Puree Baby Bullet

One of my favorite things about baby food is that it’s just pure, wholesome and delicious. When these fruits are at their ripest, it’s so heavenly tasting, you don’t need to add anything to this Banana Pear Peach puree. There’s nothing sweeter then a fresh banana, pear or peach. Even at this time of year, […]

Kiwi Smoothie

Kiwi Smoothie Baby Bullet

Mothers teach us SO many things — some would argue everything. For me, childhood trips to the grocery and learning about the general nutritional and health benefits of fruits, vegetables and other foods definitely came from my mother — so did my ability to always find the best bargains (see,. Mom, everything!) I remember the […]

Dried Fig Puree

Fig Puree

I realize figs are not the most common first fruit to give babies, but they’re one of the highest plant sources of calcium and fiber and have the highest overall mineral content of common fruits. Their soft texture and the crunch of their teeny tiny seeds will give an interesting mouth feel for little ones. […]

Chicken Tagine with Apricots

Chicken Tagine Baby Bullet

One of my favorite flavor combinations is found in the Moroccan dish known as tagine. It’s also a cooking vessel in which you put meat, vegetables, spices, and then cover and roast for an hour or so. There are few restaurants that make it, so I decided to prepare the baby version for Kenya so […]

Celery Root and Potato Puree

Celery Root and Potato Puree Baby Bullet

There’s something really cool to me about going to the farmer’s market and finding new foods that the kids haven’t tried yet. I just picked up a big celery root (or celeriac, as it’s also known), which is quite unusual looking. It’s often knobby and brown with its big, green top sprouting out. The first […]

Hawaiian Snapper Puree

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Fish is such a wonderful protein for babies, but most parents are intimidated to cook it for their little ones. Even as a child, the only time we had fish was when it was cooked under the broiler and it stunk up the whole house (sorry, Mom)! Most white fish have a more mellow flavor and can […]

Halibut with Summer Vegetables

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I love making this puree in the summer when all the beautiful vegetables are popping up at the farmers market, but now that it’s a little later in the season, making it can still be a breeze! Use frozen vegetables instead, since these can be easily found organic year-round. The flavors in this recipe are so […]

Tofu Salad Puree

Tofu Salad

I love cooking with tofu. It’s incredibly versatile and is packed with protein, iron, calcium and fatty acids. People all over the world have been eating it for centuries, due in part to its healthful benefits. This recipe is delicious. Creamy and tangy, it’s perfect on a spoon to feed baby or as a spread […]

Tuscan White Bean Puree

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This dish reminds me of something you would have on a cool night in Tuscany. Cannelini beans, also known as white beans, have a smooth texture and a nutty flavor. Combined with the brown rice, you have a complete protein. I’ve been making the adult version of this dish for years. When you make this […]