Blackberry Avocado Smoothie

Blackberries are naturally tart, so when I make this blackberry avocado smoothie, I also add some ripe banana to sweeten it up. Half of an avocado gives this blackberry smoothie a thick texture and healthy fats for your fast growing little one. Freeze the banana ahead of time if you want a cold smoothie in […]

Pineapple Coconut Banana

Our new favorite things in the mornings are smoothies. The whole family can enjoy them. Sometimes I will make my smoothie the night before and keep it in a mason jar. It’s super easy for the working mom (or dad) to pour in a cup and head out the door – as well as pour […]

Raspberry Peach Smoothie Bowl

Lately, we have been in a breakfast rut. My daughter and I have the same three breakfasts every week, and we have been getting tired of oatmeal, eggs and banana pancakes. A few days ago, I decided to switch things up and make this raspberry peach smoothie bowl with the fresh peaches we bought at […]

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 […]

Peach Spinach Oatmeal Smoothie

When my baby girl started eating, she immediately began to favor fruits over vegetables. One way to sneak a serving of vegetables into your baby’s diet is in a delicious smoothie. This nutritious smoothie includes oatmeal, yogurt, banana, spinach and frozen peaches. The spinach is hidden by the sweet banana and peaches, so while my […]

Baby Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

I love the age when babies begin to sip through a straw because they tend to eat more than being spoon fed. It’s my favorite way to get more nutrients into my little one’s body. I love this smoothie because it’s the perfect breakfast/snack drink that will keep them full and satisfied. It’s naturally sweetened […]

The Perfect Smoothie for a Nursing Mother

This simple smoothie recipe holds a special place in my heart. When we were new parents with our first son, we were sleep deprived and malnourished. We never felt like cooking… We had a family friend (who is like a second mom to me) bring us the ingredients for this on a tray, along with […]

My 1-Year-Old’s New Favorite Meal

My one-year-old Jake just got his first teeth in the last month and a half (4 at once!) Prior to this, he wanted little to do with any baby food and lived solely off milk, oatmeal with applesauce and pureed sweet potato. Any new foods I tried to sneak into his pureed potato resulted in gagging […]

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 […]

Coconut Smoothie for Baby

We’ve been going to a small, but fantastic, farmer’s market near our house on Saturdays in order to satisfy my husband’s recent obsession with tropical fruit. One of the vendors there sells pineapples, papayas, mangos and bananas that taste so fresh, you’d think you were on a tropical island. By mid-week, if I’ve cut up […]