Carrot Peas Pear Puree

Carrots, peas, and pear are a perfect combo for your baby’s first foods. I would start trying these ingredients (one at a time) around the 4-6 month mark. The more you feed that one particular ingredient to your baby, the more you can mix and pair into a fun medley. Always remember that when feeding […]

Is Fresh Produce Always the Best Choice?

We all know that fruits and vegetables provide an essential block of nutrients to our bodies, especially those of our growing children. They are low in calories, high in fiber and flavor, chock full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and full of disease-fighting phytonutrients. Our modern age has made it much easier for us to not […]

Hidden Kitchen Risks for Baby

Recently, a tragic story was reported out of Kentucky. A 4-year-old boy got a hold of a mouthful of cinnamon, started coughing violently, and, an hour and a half later, was pronounced dead. From cinnamon. Yes. Cinnamon. This incident prompted me to take a critical look around my own kitchen, looking more deeply into some potential […]

Peach Puree

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. […]

Unique International Holiday Cuisines

Imagine asking your family, “What’s for Christmas dinner?” and the answer being something like, “Oh, probably a mixture of the fat of hunted reindeer, seal oil, and crisco mixed with berries.” Huh? NPR did a report recently on unique holiday cuisines, and the first piece was on traditional Alaskan food. And would you believe that […]