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 rainstorm that was packed with chicken, sausage, potatoes and spinach. My daughter is almost three years-old and is known to eat all of the above ingredients on their own. When she eats the soup, she’ll treat it like a divided plate and pick through to find a piece of chicken or sausage. But what I really think she likes the most about the soup is getting to slurp up the broth. She finds it hilarious at the sound and will always end each slurp with a “yum, that good.”

Babies and toddlers like soup. It’s easy to take the broth of the soup, a few of your toddler’s favorite pieces meat and vegetables and puree it in your Baby Bullet. If they’re not a fan of spinach, simply spoon the spinach out before pureeing. These days, I live for recipes that work for both family and little ones.

Chicken Sausage Potato & Spinach Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1-2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb Italian sausage (casing removed)
  • 2 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 leaves fresh basil (chiffonade)
  • Pinch salt and pepper
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb fingerling potatoes
  • 3 cup organic spinach (cut)
  • 1/4 heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in the skillet and cook the sausage. 2-3 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, oregano, basil, and salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in chicken broth, potatoes and boil for 10 minutes.
  4. Then add the chopped spinach till wilted 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the cream let it heat for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Salt and pepper.
  7. Adults you can eat this.
  8. Then for baby ladle out a cup and blend in the Baby Bullet till smooth.
  9. Enjoy!


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