Tuscan White Bean Puree

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This dish reminds me of something you would have on a cool night in Tuscany. Cannelini beans, also known as white beans, have a smooth texture and a nutty flavor. Combined with the brown rice, you have a complete protein. I’ve been making the adult version of this dish for years. When you make this [...]

Italian Cannellini Beans with Herbs

Italian Cannelini Beans with Herbs

This dish reminds me of something you would have on a cool night in Tuscany! Cannellini beans, also known as white beans, have a smooth texture and a nutty flavor. Combined with the brown rice, you have a complete protein. I’ve been making the adult version of this dish for years! When you make this [...]

Apple Walnut Puree

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At this time of year, fruit picking abounds! When the kids and I went to our local farmer’s market this past weekend, a myriad of apples in tons of varieties were abundant: Pink Ladies, Golden Delicious, Gala, Fuji and more — all sweet, crispy and delicious. Apples are one of those fruits that make the [...]

Tofu Salad

Tofu Salad

I love cooking with tofu. It’s incredibly versatile and is packed with protein, iron, calcium and fatty acids. People all over the world have been eating it for centuries, due in part to its healthful benefits. In addition to how amazing tofu is for your health, this recipe is delicious. Creamy and tangy, it’s perfect [...]

Broccoli Potato Cheese

Broccoli Potato Cheese Puree

When I’m trying to come up with new baby food purees, I have several unspoken criteria that I always try and must meet: I want to make something that tastes smooth and creamy, but also provides as much visual interest and nutritional value as possible! There are certain foods, like broccoli, that meet almost all [...]

Oatmeal Almond Banana Puree

Oatmeal Almond Banana Puree

Oats are among the most nutritious grains you can give your baby. They have a higher level of protein (15-20 percent higher) than other grains and contain good levels of polyunsaturated fats. These fats include linoleic acid which is part of the omega-6 fatty acid family, which helps support a strong immune system and healthy [...]

Chicken and Corn with Cilantro Puree

Chicken Corn and Cilantro

I always recommend that you keep a little garden of herbs growing (if your weather permits) so you can trim a few pieces off at times to jazz up a recipe, even if it’s just for baby. Or maybe I should say, especially if it’s for your baby! I feel like we don’t give kids [...]

Chicken, Corn and Cauliflower

Chicken, Corn and Cauliflower

Corn is such a versatile food. Not only is it amazing on the cob, when it’s added to purees, it has a creamy, starchy quality. The corn in this puree gives it not only a sweet taste, but also a creamy texture. Since this recipe has a protein, vegetable and starch, it’s a great option [...]

Spiced Lentil Puree

Spiced Lentil Puree

Some people dread cooking beans because they think there are too many steps in the preparation. That’s where lentils come in handy. When mixed with a grain they become a complete protein and lentils are packed with iron, important for the creation of white blood cells and antibodies. The vitamin C from the tomatoes aid [...]

Chicken with Sweet Potato & Apple

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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 [...]