A lot of my baby food goes to a particular someone who loves to babble. She talks all the time, and if her mom gave her daughter undivided attention every time a random string of syllables erupted forth, nothing would get done in their life. To the random stranger in the store who had the … Continue reading THINK before you scold a mom.
Shopping List -15.5 oz can navy beans -bananas and unsweetened applesauce if you don’t have any or if you’re out of baby food cubes in your freezer Meal Plan -about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of navy bean puree at one meal -about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of any other baby food (bananas, avocado, unsweetened applesauce, … Continue reading Baby Food Day 54- Navy Beans!
Not all families have access to fresh fruit and vegetables and some don't have the freezer space to stock frozen foods. Canned fruits are an acceptable option! Fruit canned with heavy syrup contains a lot of added sugar and isn't recommended, but fruit canned in juice is a great shelf-stable alternative to fresh and frozen. … Continue reading Baby Food Day 49- Peaches!
A friend asked me about cereal today, so I'm answering here, in case anyone else might benefit from my response. Cereal is very practical and some parents begin with cereal. I didn't, because my kids are predisposed to diabetes and I wanted to help them develop a taste for fruits and veggies first. Neither pathway … Continue reading Baby Food Day 44- Oatmeal!
Shopping List -bag of frozen sweet peas -bananas or unsweetened applesauce if you’re in need Meal Plan -1/8 to 1/4 cup of sweet pea puree at one meal -1/8 to 1/4 cup of any other baby food (bananas, avocado, unsweetened applesauce, green beans, butternut squash, any combination of those and other foods Baby already knows, … Continue reading Baby Food Day 39- Peas!
We're in month seven now, and Baby may be eating closer to a fourth of a cup or more now at each meal. Each cube of frozen baby food is about a tablespoon, so every four cubes is about a fourth of a cup. If two cubes just doesn't seem like enough but a full … Continue reading Baby Food Day 34- Carrots!
I know olive oil isn't what one typically thinks of when discussing baby food. I thought it might be time to try olive oil so that you can sometimes have food that you cook not just for Baby, but for you too. Roasted butternut squash can be pureed for Baby and eaten as is by … Continue reading Baby Food Day 29- Olive Oil!
Shopping List 2 bananas, if you're running low or Baby really loves them Package of unsweetened applesauce cups, if you're running low or Baby really loves them Frozen bag of riced cauliflower Meal Plan -chest milk/formula as usual -about 1/8 to 1/4 cup of cauliflower/apple baby food during one meal -about 1/8 to 1/4 cup … Continue reading Baby Food Day 25- Cauliflower!
Typically, I don't gush about appliances, but this blender makes me happy. I've seen it in various forms and various prices, and I'd buy it again with no hesitation. After a few days of trying this out, I gave away my classic blender and have not regretted the increased counter space from its absence. What … Continue reading Blend Baby Blend!
Shopping List 2 bananas, if you're running low or Baby really loves them Package of unsweetened applesauce cups, if you're running low or Baby really loves them Frozen bag of mango chunks, defrost in fridge the night before you plan to puree away Meal Plan -chest milk/formula as usual -about ⅛ cup of mango puree … Continue reading Baby Food Day 21- Mango!