Beet Banana Mango Spinach Puree

Growing up beets had the reputation of being a vegetable that my grandmother loved to eat. Like all great grandmothers she expected her grandkids to also enjoy the brightly purple root vegetable. I was not a fan. Until I became a mother and discovered how nutritional they were. Beets are stocked with a wonderful amount […]

Papaya Pineapple Spinach and Banana

While researching new purees to feed my baby, I am always conscious of using organic fresh foods because I then know exactly what my baby will be eating. Not knowing where the baby food jars were manufactured or what is used to preserve the flavor to last longer makes me nervous. I know later in […]

Apple, Spinach, and Cherry Puree

My oldest was a horrible teether. Nothing would help; she was always fussy and loved to chew on everything. The best thing for her, and us, was cold food. She loved apples, carrots, or anything that would fit in her mesh food holder so she could safely chew. Smoothies became a life saver because of […]

Pea Spinach Pear Purée

When preparing purées for my toddler, I always try to include both fruits and vegetables for two reasons. One, it is hard to get many servings of fruits and vegetables in during our busy days, and two, my daughter just loves all fruits and it makes it easier to feed her vegetables. Remember to cook […]

Chicken Sausage Potato & Spinach Soup

Moms can have the challenging job of making two meals for dinner. One, for you, your spouse, and older kids, and the other meal for your baby or toddler. I’m a big believer in trying to make one meal that everyone can enjoy. And it’s quiet simple. I recently made a hearty soup during a […]

Easy Spinach Hummus

Hummus is a great snack or vegetarian meal option for your baby. It is easy to eat, and full of nutritious ingredients. You are going to love how easy this spinach hummus recipe is to make. A hummus starter pack containing tahini, olive oil and garlic is added to cooked chopped spinach and chick peas […]

Apple Spinach Pear and Blueberry Purée

I love preparing homemade purées for my baby. There is something about watching the process of nutritious, whole foods being cooked, blended up, and finally eaten by my baby that gives me a good feeling inside. Preparing nutritious purées for your baby is not only healthy for your baby, but also very easy to do! […]

Blueberry, Cherry, Spinach Puree

Oh Happy Day! Make a big batch of this puree and freeze the leftovers because your baby will love this one. It’s delicious! This puree makes me happy since spinach is antioxidant-filled and makes for the ideal veggie for babies around 8- to 10-months-old. When buying spinach make sure it’s organic and that it’s green […]

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 […]

Spinach, Chickpea, and Apple Puree

Now that I’m a mom to a 21-month-old, things have changed. Bed time is sooner, my husband and I have to watch what we say, and date night begins around 4 p.m. Most of our dinner parties happen at friends’ houses, and the majority of our friends also have kids and/or newborn babies. When we walk […]