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 […]

Broccoli, Quinoa & Barley Puree

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Welcome to the whole grains party! This is one delicious porridge of a puree! Speaking of porridge, when starting out your little ones with food, you may think you want to start the rice cereal route. I mean, we’ve all strolled through the baby food aisle and that’s what they offer you. So, you think that […]

Grilled Chicken, Avocado and Butternut Squash Puree

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Here’s the scenario: you made a wonderful dinner last night. Let’s say you invited your friends over so they could see your baby and watch all the new, fun things he or she is doing and you prepared an easy grilled chicken and paired it with steamed squash, zucchini, carrots or whatever veggie you happened to […]

My 1-Year-Old’s New Favorite Meal

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My one-year-old Jake just got his first teeth in the last month and a half (4 at once!) Prior to this, he wanted little to do with any baby food and lived solely off milk, oatmeal with applesauce and pureed sweet potato. Any new foods I tried to sneak into his pureed potato resulted in gagging […]

Ricotta Cheese Pancakes

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Growing up, pancakes were a staple breakfast item in my house. We had it all, from your regular, buttermilk pancakes, to fruit-filled pancakes, to delicious chocolate chip pancakes. My mom would always make heart-shaped pancakes and I thought it must’ve been the hardest thing to do. On birthdays, we were in for a treat when our heart-shaped […]

Kiwi Popsicles

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My 10-month-old daughter Elle is teething and, as any parent with a teething baby knows, cold chewables are great to help relieve some of the pain. Elle will gnaw on a frozen teething toy for a little bit, but will quickly lose interest. But, if I give her an ice cube, she will work on […]

Turkey Meatballs

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Now that my 10-month old daughter Elle is eating solid foods, I’ve been introducing her to a variety of meats. She has four little teeth and she loves to eat chicken and turkey, well-cooked and chopped into small pieces. Elle is getting very dependent and wants to pick up her own food, inspect her food, […]