Baby Kale and Basil Pesto

We make traditional pesto sauce more healthy by adding a handful of greens, like baby kale, to the mix along with leaves from our basil plant. Baby penne and macaroni are a popular pairing choice for our toddler. She loves picking the noodles up with her fingers and eating them one by one. You can […]

Almond Poppy Seed Muffins

One of our favorite activities to do on a bad weather day is bake together. This almond poppy seed muffins recipe is a favorite of ours, and each time we make a batch they are gone by the next day! My toddler loves to help scoop the batter into the muffin cups, and this teachers […]

Lemon Quinoa Broccoli Puree

Lemon gives this simple broccoli quinoa purée an interesting flavor for little ones, and provides them with healthy nutrients and protein. This is a great meal for beginner eaters who haven’t mastered finger foods yet. My toddler can eat steamed broccoli florets now, but still likes this purée as well. You can experiment with adding […]

Green Lentil, Carrot and Potato Purée

My toddler loves to eat cooked lentils, as it is one of her favorite meals. Sometimes I like to mix things up to get more vegetables in there that are easy for her to eat. After cooking a small batch of green lentils,  add a few chopped steamed carrots and a small cooked potato. This […]

Asparagus, Spinach and Potato Purée

Get those healthy green vegetables into your little one with this asparagus, spinach and potato purée. The potatoes give it a nice consistency, making it a great recipe for first-time eaters who want to practice by themselves. You can make a larger batch and freeze for later for a healthy snack. Asparagus, Spinach and Potato […]

Peach Yogurt Popsicles

One fun summertime activity to do with your toddler is to make homemade popsicles. These peach popsicles are made with peach slices, plain yogurt and honey to add a little sweetness to them. My daughter loves to help me make these and to eat them in the backyard when they are ready. You can feel […]

Berry Avocado Smoothie

Have you tried adding avocado to your smoothes? If not, you should! They give a wonderful creamy texture and add healthy fats. I always use a handful of berries to mask the taste of broccoli or other vegetables I add in, since they are sweet and my toddler loves them. You can add some milk […]

Asparagus, Carrot, and Apple Purée

My secret to getting my toddler to eat vegetable purées is adding a sweet fruit to the mix. It works every time! In this asparagus and carrot blend, I add an organic gala apple to sweeten it up. My daughter is crazy about apples, so she loves the flavor it adds to this vegetable purée. […]

Tangerine Muffins

What my toddler loves most about these refreshing tangerine muffins is the chunks of fresh chopped tangerine baked into them. I love to have some of these muffins on hand for a quick afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or as to-go food when we are out and about. I use my Baby Bullet […]

Strawberry Mint Snowball

Recently my 2-year old daughter has discovered popsicles and shaved ice, and she asks for them all of the time! We made this strawberry mint snowball together the other day, using fresh strawberries, mint and crushed ice. First, blend the crushed ice to get it very fine. Next, blend chopped strawberries, honey and mint leaves […]