Cheesy Kale Pasta

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My toddler is loving chunky foods. She only has 4 teeth, so I have no idea how she eats the chunky food, but she loves it! Especially when she can grab them directly with her fingers. She grabs the food, pops it into her mouth, and before she can even finish chewing, she’s reaching for more […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Chickpeas and Cashews

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This roasted cauliflower dish will introduce you to a new flavor most of us Americans aren’t familiar with; it features the Middle Eastern spice blend za’atar. This blend includes sumac, a spice I had never heard of until making this dish. Lemony and bright, it’ll add a new level of depth to your dishes and an awesome Middle Eastern […]

Peach Puree

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I’m from the South and peaches are in season! Even though I’m making these foods for my baby, I can’t wait to take her peach and apple picking. Learning about healthy eating is the key to opening up baby’s palate to a wide array of new foods – even the ones that you yourself may not like. […]

Spinach Blueberry Quinoa Puree

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This recipe is the mother lode of recipes. It contains iron from spinach, antioxidants from blueberries and protein from rich, filling quinoa. You’ll notice your baby will be so happy and full of life throughout the day after eating this amazing puree, packed full of brain-strengthening and energizing ingredients. But first, let me take you back a […]

Moroccan Vegetable Stew

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This is one my favorite vegetarian recipes yet. It’s incredibly filling and flavorful and actually gets better every day. It’s a combination of 2 recipes from Good Housekeeping’s Family Vegetarian Cookbook, but over time has become my go-to stew for putting together any vegetables I have lying around. Sometimes, dicing and peeling a squash can be […]

Mango, Oats and Cream Puree

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Good morning, baby! Are you hungry? Well, lucky for you, you and your little one can eat and enjoy this recipe together! Think of this recipe as a porridge or cereal. After blending up this puree, it smells and tastes so good! Mango has that perfect sweetness to balance out the oats and the calcium from […]

Super Green Puree

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I say it’s never too early to start your little ones on a healthier diet than yours!  I feel like when I make my homemade baby food puree, I tend to eat healthier, too. I always use organic foods, like butternut squash, green beans, spinach, kale… you name it! It’s probably why I love making […]

Avocado, Oatmeal and Pear Puree

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This puree is perfect as baby’s first food since it’s very light on a baby’s tummy. Have you ever fed plain cereals to your little ones? They tend to just spit them out because they are very bland. Well, lets add some flavor using fresh ingredients like avocado, paired with the natural sweetness of a nice, ripe pear. These two […]

Kale Salad with Lemon Parmesan Dressing

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Kale has been all the rage for quite a while now, but I’ve never had a salad as good as this one! It’s even better the next day – something you usually never say about salads. The story behind this recipe: A friend brought this delicious-ness to our sons’ birthday potluck and it was one of […]

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Chocolate Pudding

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Gone are the days when chia seeds were usually associated with little green sprouts shooting out of a terracotta facsimile of Homer Simpson’s head or a lamb’s behind. Nowadays, chia seeds are all the rage and are getting nutritional accolades for being good for your brain and your body. With all of this attention comes […]