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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kiwi Peach Puree

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I’ll never forget being a little girl, probably 4 or 5 years old, and riding around in the grocery cart at Winn Dixie, the market near our house. My Mother pushed the cart along and picked up this brown fuzzy thing in the produce aisle. She held it like a jewel and said, “It’s a […]

Broccoli Kiwi Puree

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Babies love purees – mine did! We created so many different varieties and I loved experimenting with veggies, fruits and grains. The day we discovered apricots together was interesting, to say the least. The purees never stayed in her mouth and we had to change clothes each time; I kept trying, but she was not having it. One […]

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 […]