Raspberry Vanilla Coconut Pops

Have a nagging sweet tooth poking you? This healthy dessert will fulfill that sugar craving. The natural sweetness of raspberries adds a tangy taste while coconut gives these pops their creamy consistency. Mix all these flavors together and freeze for an instantly satisfying popsicle. Raspberry Vanilla Coconut Pops Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup raspberries (or strawberries) […]

Cheesy Kale Pasta

My toddler is loving chunky foods. She only has 4 teeth, so I have no idea how she eats the chunky food, but she loves it! Especially when she can grab them directly with her fingers. She grabs the food, pops it into her mouth, and before she can even finish chewing, she’s reaching for more […]

Strawberry Kale Smoothie

What makes me last all day? Eating healthy food! My Baby Bullet is perfect for making baby purees. But why not also use it to make a smoothie for myself and my baby that I can take on-the-go? Elle is 9 months old, which means she is pretty much eating all sorts of food. We watched […]

Doctor’s Advice: Weaning My Baby Off Formula

Debbie: My son is turning a year old next week and I would like to know how I can wean him onto whole milk? He is currently drinking 5 ounces of formula 4 times a day plus breakfast, lunch and dinner. Thank you. Dr. JJ: You can start by adding 1 ounce of milk to each of his bottles […]

Sweet Potato Coconut Puree

In my quest to find new ingredients that will tempt babies’ taste buds, I realized that I had never tried using coconut milk in my purees. Sweet and creamy, it adds body and depth to this puree. Add a touch of cinnamon: yummy delicious. Sweet Potato Coconut Puree Ingredients 2 medium sweet potatoes, washed 1/3 […]

Doctor’s Advice: Allergies 2

Liz T.: I have a 2-month-old baby boy. I didn’t breastfeed him due to a medication that I have to take, so I had no choice. He was always very gassy and fussy at feedings; after changing his formula 3 times, he’s now on soy formula. His bowel movements have been normal, but he still […]

Ask Dr. JJ: Allergies

Junel: So my daughter just turned 1 year old and when we were weaning her off formula to milk, she developed a rash. She is going to have an allergy test done to determine whether or not she is allergic to milk. She eats cheese, eggs, and yogurt and does not have a problem. What’s […]

Feeding Frenzy

Charlene: I have a 5 month old baby boy and he has acid reflux. We started to try him on foods. He also deals with night terrors. When we tried the sweet potatoes, the night terrors got worse and he would be screaming and night terrors lasted longer. Our doctor told us to stop it so we […]

Ask the Doc: Intolerance vs. Allergy

Q: How can you tell the difference between a milk intolerance and a milk allergy? –Regina G. A: This is such a good question, as the two states are often confused. Intolerance simply means that a component of milk (typically its primary sugar called lactose) can’t be processed very effectively or completely in the gut. When a little […]