Red Pepper Alfredo

Small pasta noodles make great finger food for your little one. It is fun to experiment with different homemade pasta sauces. This red pepper alfredo sauce is always a hit with my daughter. It contains a few simple ingredients: red bell pepper, garlic, milk, flour and parmesan cheese. Did you know that bell pepper contain […]

Easy Spinach Hummus

Hummus is a great snack or vegetarian meal option for your baby. It is easy to eat, and full of nutritious ingredients. You are going to love how easy this spinach hummus recipe is to make. A hummus starter pack containing tahini, olive oil and garlic is added to cooked chopped spinach and chick peas […]

Carrot Zucchini Banana Bread

Once your baby is able to eat breads, this carrot zucchini banana bread is a nutritious snack for him or her. It is made with freshly grated zucchini and carrot, and intense banana flavor. I also use whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour to give it more fiber. You can control how much sugar […]

Baby’s First Blueberry “Ice Cream”

Before I lose you at “ice cream,” let me first tell you that this isn’t real ice cream, of course! It is made with frozen bananas and no added sugar, but tastes just as good (if not better) than real ice cream. Your baby will love this healthy version of blueberry ice cream, and you […]

Apple Spinach Pear and Blueberry Purée

I love preparing homemade purées for my baby. There is something about watching the process of nutritious, whole foods being cooked, blended up, and finally eaten by my baby that gives me a good feeling inside. Preparing nutritious purées for your baby is not only healthy for your baby, but also very easy to do! […]

Green Bean, Carrot and Rice Purée

As my daughter is getting older, it seems her pickiness about vegetables is getting worse. The only way she will eat them is hidden in a purée, like this green bean, carrot and rice one. I first steam the carrots and green beans and cook a small pot of rice. Once cooked, I blend them […]

Avocado Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwich

As my baby girl (now a toddler!) grows older, it requires more creativity on my part to keep her entertained during meal time. One of her favorite lunch foods is this avocado cream cheese turkey sandwich in the shape of teddy bears! She finds the cute shape of her sandwich hilarious every time. You can […]

Cauliflower Pasta Sauce

My one and a half year old daughter is crazy about the cauliflower pasta sauce. We make it together on a weekly basis. The ingredients are simple, and it’s quick to make. First, you steam the cauliflower florets. While those are cooking, you cook some chopped garlic in a bit of olive oil for flavor. […]

Sweet Potato Muffins

These moist sweet potato muffins make a great quick breakfast or snack once your little one is able to start eating bread-like solids. For those on the younger side, tear these muffins into small pieces to make it easier for your baby to eat. My toddler is 18 months and able to tear the muffin into […]

Peach Spinach Oatmeal Smoothie

When my baby girl started eating, she immediately began to favor fruits over vegetables. One way to sneak a serving of vegetables into your baby’s diet is in a delicious smoothie. This nutritious smoothie includes oatmeal, yogurt, banana, spinach and frozen peaches. The spinach is hidden by the sweet banana and peaches, so while my […]