The Chickpea Bible

In the years that I’ve been writing for The Baby Bullet Blog, a few of my articles have focused on one food in dramatically different settings. I’ve addressed the usefulness of cauliflower and even the pleasure of pumpkins, but this week I’m doing something I’ve never done before. I’ve gone vegan. Consider it a bit of […]

Spinach, Chickpea, and Apple Puree

Now that I’m a mom to a 21-month-old, things have changed. Bed time is sooner, my husband and I have to watch what we say, and date night begins around 4 p.m. Most of our dinner parties happen at friends’ houses, and the majority of our friends also have kids and/or newborn babies. When we walk […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Chickpeas and Cashews

This roasted cauliflower dish will introduce you to a new flavor most of us Americans aren’t familiar with; it features the Middle Eastern spice blend za’atar. This blend includes sumac, a spice I had never heard of until making this dish. Lemony and bright, it’ll add a new level of depth to your dishes and an awesome Middle Eastern […]

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 […]

Creamy Barley Risotto

This is one of my favorite recipes to make when I’m also feeding a first-time eater. It’s relatively low in fat, high in whole grain fiber and nutrients, packed with veggies, spiked with quality protein, and has some tangy, calcium-rich dairy for good measure. This is truly a one-pot wonder for all ages, and easy […]