Chickpeas with Garam Masala

Chickpeas with Garam Masala

Garam Masala has one of those fabulous, exotic names that scare most people off when they see it in the spice aisle. It’s actually a mix of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, black pepper and coriander. This dish has a mix of protein, vegetables, a starch and is vegetarian. You don’t need to add very much [...]

Apple Fennel Puree

apple fennel

Catherine McCord of Weelicious shares one of her most unique baby food recipes – Apple Fennel Puree. Apple Fennel Puree Ingredients 2 peeled and cubes apples 1 cubed fennel bulb Directions Steam fennel for 3 minutes and then add apple pieces. Steam for another 2 minutes. Add fennel and apple to your Baby Bullet and [...]

Banana Avocado Mousse

Banana Avocado Mousse (1)

Bananas and avocado are not only monsters of nutrition, but they also make a creamy and delicious combination for babies and toddlers. Avocados are rich in the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C and E while bananas are filled with magnesium and potassium. This puree is so thick and rich, I decided to get all fancy [...]

Chicken with Sweet Potato & Apple

Chicekn sweet potato apple

If you’re looking for a great tasting, and incredibly healthy food for your baby, sweet potatoes are one of the most complete foods. They’re a super source of beta-carotene, and also a good source of magnesium, potassium, Vitamin C and E. When you’re picking them, look at the skin of the potato and choose ones [...]

Blueberry Mango Breakfast

blueberry mango

Some mornings when I walk downstairs bleary eyed – wait, that’s every morning – I wish there was something already made in the refrigerator that I could just pull out. I came up with this recipe for just that reason. Wheat germ was one of those foods I thought only older people ate. I remember [...]

Butternut Squash and Date Puree

butternut and squash puree

There’s at least one deep orange vegetable for the kids to snack on in the fridge everyday. Butternut squash is incredibly easy to make, nutritious and a beautiful color with a sweet flavor. I soak a few medjool dates, which are full of magnesium and potassium and throw them into the Baby Bullet with the [...]

Butternut Squash Puree

butternut squash puree

Super simple and sweet. Kenya was addicted to butternut squash as a baby and still loves it to this day! It’s also a great thing to keep on hand to mix into other purees. Butternut Squash was one of Kenya’s first foods. Smooth, creamy and easy for baby to get down. This is a must [...]

Apple Sauce with Cinnamon


This is a perfect first food for a little one. Applesauce is THE baby food standard. Inexpensive, healthy, sweet and complementary to so many other fruits and vegetables, apples should be one of the stars in your baby’s diet. Full of vitamin C and fiber, you can make sauce from almost any kind of apple you can find, [...]

Quinoa Banana Mash

quinoa banana

Once you move beyond vegetables and fruit purees and into baby’s first foods, the real fun starts to happen. This is the time when introducing new flavors and textures can be exciting not only for you, but also for your baby. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) is a food that you might not automatically think about serving [...]

Ménage a Squash!


When I first began my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), I oftentimes found myself scratching my head and feverishly looking up recipes in order to prepare some of the “mystery ingredients.” Come fall in New England, many twisted, multi-colored, and sometimes downright spooky-looking squashes arrive. I don’t mean to brag, but in a few years’ time, [...]