Watermelon Mint Smoothie

It always surprises me how much watermelon my two-year-old can eat! It is her summertime favorite food. We made this watermelon smoothie with fresh mint leaves and peach slices, and when it was all gone we wanted more. It was so delicious and refreshing, especially for these hot summer days. Since the fruit is naturally […]

Minty Peas Puree

I like fresh vegetables as much as anyone, but when you need something easy and full of flavor, frozen peas are a godsend. So make this with those gorgeous fresh peas during the summer, and don’t feel bad about resorting to frozen during the chilly winter months. Either way, this baby food puree is a […]

Peas with Mint Puree

Welcome to the one vegetable that Elle, my 7-month old daughter, HATES! You should see her face as she goes through several stages of emotion. First, she’s amused, then she’s disgusted, and finally she gives me a “How dare you?” face. This kid already has so much personality. I really can’t stop laughing. So for our […]

Cannellini Bean Puree

Kenya usually loves beans in any form, but for some reason when I gave him whole cannelini beans, he didn’t want to eat them. I tried several times, but no go and I didn’t want to throw them out, so I came up with this puree. I try to use fresh herbs in as many […]