Quinoa Grain Puree

Do you want to switch up the boring feeding routine that consists of oatmeal or rice cereal? Quinoa puree is a great option to try during the first food trials. I love this alternative because of the awesome benefits quinoa has to offer. Not only is the texture something new for babies. which can contribute […]

Overnight Date Oatmeal

Date puree is one of my favorite alternatives to mashed or pureed bananas. It’s equally sweet and totally versatile, which means you can replace any banana puree with date puree! My youngest daughter is extremely picky, and has pretty severe sensory issues when it comes to eating. The one food that she loves oddly enough […]

Black Bean and Oatmeal Puree

I broke down the other day and just grabbed a handful of pre-made baby foods (organic, of course). Don’t judge me. Which I know you would never. Those things come in handy while driving on the road or at the park. Because we all know when a kid is hungry they get hungry fast! Out […]

Overnight Oats

Coming off of the overindulgence of the holiday season can be a bit of a beast. Following weeks of eating just about every cookie and drinking every glass of wine or champagne I could get my hands on, my brain and my gut flora are in a complete uproar, and the button on my jeans […]

Avocado, Oatmeal and Pear Puree

This puree is perfect as baby’s first food since it’s very light on a baby’s tummy. Have you ever fed plain cereals to your little ones? They tend to just spit them out because they are very bland. Well, lets add some flavor using fresh ingredients like avocado, paired with the natural sweetness of a nice, ripe pear. These two […]

Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies

After watching the delectably enticing Food Network the other night, I suddenly got a craving for some oatmeal cookies. I decided to go ahead and make a batch – and then eat 5 cookies all at once. Oops. Well, I don’t regret it, and you won’t either! I loosely followed this recipe from Betty Crocker […]

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 […]

Oaty Protein Mash

Breakfast was always my favorite meal growing up. My Mother would make us homemade pancakes, muffins, eggs and more. It was always a surprise to see what would be waiting at the table before we started our long day of play and school. This protein mash is packed with vitamins and minerals. It’s smooth and […]

Oatmeal Cereal

Our children used to gaze longingly at Daddy and Mommy’s morning bowls of oatmeal. That got me thinking, “why should babies be denied this fiber-filled morning treat?” Using the ever-popular brown rice cereal baby food as my inspiration, I set out to create this cinnamon-spiced hearty start to my little ones day. Oatmeal Cereal Makes […]

Superfoods for Babies

“Let food be thy medicine and let medicine be thy food,” to quote Hippocrates. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a Superfood as “a food considered especially nutritious or otherwise beneficial to health and well-being.” The term Superfood has become commonplace and a bit overused, kind of like ‘amazing’ and ‘nice.’ What is a Superfood and […]