Blueberry Quinoa Puree

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Making homemade baby food makes me so happy. One, I know exactly what ingredients I’m feeding my baby. Two, it’s a way to make sure she eats organic since I don’t want to feed my baby GMOs or multiple pesticides from sprayed fruit and veggies. And three, I’m saving so much money. You can’t beat that! […]

Apple Carrot with Quinoa Bites

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Just dropped off Elle, my 10-month-old at her grandparents house for the first time (insert crying HERE). This was my husband and I’s first adult trip away from home without our girl. We knew Elle was in good hands and it was only for 4 days, but, yes, I still cried. Before I left and since […]

Roasted Stuffed Red Peppers

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This week, I wanted to make a vegetarian stuffed red pepper, but couldn’t quite find the recipe that I was looking for. I like bulgur wheat and I love italian flavors, but most of the recipes I came across used bulgur wheat in a more south-western style stuffed red pepper. I experimented a little bit and […]

Zucchini Carrot Bites

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Elle is going on 10 months now. I really love watching her grow, but please stop! – Where did my baby go? Already she is crawling like a jet, pulling herself up on mostly everything, and while I’m stuck saying, “Say mama!” out comes “dada dada.” My favorite part of motherhood is not just the […]

Eggs with Chorizo

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Breakfast is my favorite meal. Not only my favorite to eat, but my favorite to cook for family and friends. And the best breakfast dish of all? Eggs benedict! The morning is also my most creative time of the day. It’s when my brain is the most alert. I can multi-task with random work ideas, chores, […]

Strawberry Kale Smoothie

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What makes me last all day? Eating healthy food! My Baby Bullet is perfect for making baby purees. But why not also use it to make a smoothie for myself and my baby that I can take on-the-go? Elle is 9 months old, which means she is pretty much eating all sorts of food. We watched […]

Sweet Potato Roasted Garlic and Herb Dip

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If you can still get your hands on a sweet potato, then you absolutely need to. This dip is full of flavor and perfect for the whole family. It’s vegetarian and vegan if you opt for almond milk instead of regular milk. It’s also great for toddlers who are learning about new flavors – hand […]

Avocado Pear Teething Popsicles

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“Welcome to teething” is an understatement. This is no walk in the park. Would you be happy if something was growing out of your gums? No, and this is happening to a tiny 9-month-old baby. Well, little Elle is always so happy. She cracks me up because we get smiles from her all the time; […]

Avocado Cinnamon Pear Puree

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Elle, my 9-month-old daughter, has been eating so many varieties of food lately. She became a pro at eating avocados when she was 6 month old, but now I like to spice up the flavors and add combinations to her purees. The other day, I baked cinnamon pears as a snack and realized they would […]

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 […]