Red Lentil Puree

Red Lentil Puree 1

One of my favorite things about my son is that he will happily eat just about anything. But one of the challenges during meal time is that if there are trains, toys or anything else fun and exciting within his view (no matter what I hide before dinner, there is always bound to be something [...]

Mango Apple Carrot Puree

Mango Apple Carrot Puree 1

If you can make your baby’s food fresh, meaning it retains more vitamins since it’s not living in a jar for weeks – maybe even months – and it would cost a fraction of the price, wouldn’t it be better to make your own?! I bought three organic items for this recipe. The mango was [...]

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 [...]

Wee One’s Guacamole

Wee One's Guacamole

This fruit, yes, avocado is actually a fruit, is an excellent source of unsaturated fatty acids and has a higher proportion of good fat than any other food except olives. Avocados contain nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, including vitamin E, vitamin C, folate and fiber. All important nutritional building blocks for your baby. Also, [...]

Mango Banana Puree

Banana Mango Puree

When you’ve got one soft, ripe mango, one banana and one hungry baby, you’ve got the perfect combination! Smooth and creamy, this Mango Banana Puree is an ideal first food for any little one. Your baby will be getting more than his or her fair share of Vitamins A, C and B6, dietary fiber, potassium [...]

Roasted Pear & Banana Puree

Roast-Pear-Banana-Puree

Pears were in season and abundance at our farmer’s market, so I thought I would try roasting them together with bananas to make baby food for Chloe. There’s nothing wrong with pureeing ripe pears and bananas together, but when you roast them, it just intensifies the flavors and texture even more. How did it come [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]