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Peachy Keen Sweet Potatoes


  One from the book that makes a great holiday side too! You can mix it and then spread into a baking dish and add a layer of applesauce and oat crumble then bake until crispy top. It’s Yum for all ages.  Making baby food versatile and incorporating family food into baby food […]

Nitrates – Carrots & The Nitrates and the Homemade Baby Food Myth


You may have been told by your pediatrician or a friend or a website on the internet, that it’s best to not make your baby homemade baby foods or that you should not make certain types of vegetables due to nitrates.  The pediatrician may have also mentioned that nitrates causing low blood count […]

The Scoop on the Colors of Poop – Poop and Introducing Solid Foods


Poop, it’s a delicate topic and it’s one of those things that we’re often reluctant to discuss in the company of strangers. But a new baby is welcomed into the family; we suddenly lose all inhibition when it comes to discussing poop.   Much to our surprise, we find ourselves in deep conversations with […]

Thanksgiving Baby Food Ideas Download


            Happy Thanksgiving! Baby’s First Thanksgiving Menu – Commonly Served Foods *   * Always consult your baby’s pediatrician before beginning solid foods and about food choices. * * Typically, saving white potatoes for later is a good idea as they are not as nutrient dense as other food […]

Can My Baby Eat the Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie? – Baby Food Quick Tip


It’s almost here, the day of Pumpkin Pie and Giving Thanks.  I have to admit that I’m a sucker for pumpkin pie. It’s one of my favorite foods of Thanksgiving and as luck would have it, it’s actually nutritious. My little ones were lucky because when Thanksgiving rolled around, they were 10 months old […]

Chicken Soup for Babies and Toddlers – the Easy Way


Chicken soup is good for the soup, the tummy and for babies and toddlers too.  Don’t worry about the spoon, scoop out more of the good stuff, chicken and veggies for example, and give it to your little one on the tray, in a small bowl or whatever works.  When I make chicken […]