Sweet Pineapple-Cado Puree

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If I ever want to see a happy smile, followed by the cutest deep chuckle from my daughter Elle, all I have to do is feed her this delicious pineapple and avocado mix! I also get the cutest puckered lips with her first bite of the sweet pineapple. The chef in me is always struggling […]

Carrot Blueberry Baby Puree

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This combination of carrots and blueberries is something I stumbled upon. The juice from the blueberries make a great way to sweeten up a very tart or bland puree. We are still in the first foods stage with my daughter Elle. I am not that adventurous yet with spices like cinnamon or salt, but I […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup

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It’s perfect soup weather, and if you’re looking for a filling, satisfying vegetable soup, I think I’ve found what you’re looking for. My sister shared this roasted vegetable soup with me, and it was pretty tasty – perfect for me and the kiddos. It uses white balsamic vinegar, which I love but have never used in a […]

Peas with Mint Puree

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Welcome to the one vegetable that Elle, my 7-month old daughter, HATES! You should see her face as she goes through several stages of emotion. First, she’s amused, then she’s disgusted, and finally she gives me a “How dare you?” face. This kid already has so much personality. I really can’t stop laughing. So for our […]

Healthy Carrot Banana Puree

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I am a new mother to a very active 7-month-old. Last month, I started her on purees. I wanted to start off the right way and make sure that I was doing this whole “introduction to first foods” correctly. The first food I fed her were bananas. Bananas are packed with B6 vitamins, diary fiber and […]

Asian-Baked Tofu and Eggplant Recipe

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A healthy, simple and filling protein-packed recipe for baked tofu that the whole family can enjoy! After a couple of adjustments, this simple and quick recipe was gobbled up by my toddler, a perfect vegetarian choice for those looking to go meatless. Originally from PBS Food, I made some minimal adjustments, doubling the sauce recipe, substituting half […]

Delicious Veggie Burger Recipe

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This recipe is a continuation of my goal to make one new vegetarian meal each week. The bulgur and black bean combo sounded delicious and it just happened to be packed with amazing, all natural protein. I wasn’t sure about the mint, but I cut back a little and still loved it. We also switched it up from […]

Easy Banana Bread

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My husband and I always have a ton of bananas on hand for his daily smoothies, but he uses them when they’re still green, so, inevitably, they get too ripe. Luckily, in our house, that means it’s time to make banana bread! I have this easy recipe that I always use that makes it easy to throw in any […]

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 […]

Quick and Easy Pea Pesto

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This quick and easy pea pesto is my go-to meal when I have leftover pureed peas. My son Jake is 8-months old and he’s still very picky about solid foods – he acts like I’m trying to kill him whenever I give him something new! Right now, he is only into oatmeal, applesauce and sweet potato. Green […]