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Day 36 – Blueberries for Baby Food at Stage 1 and 6 Months of Age – 365 Days of Baby Food


This year, blueberries are off the “Dirty Dozen” list so there is no pressing need to buy them organically grown.  It is always a good practice to purchase organic foods for your baby (if not for the whole family) whenever possible! When serving and prepping blueberries for your baby, blueberries are generally a […]

Day 35 – Apples for Baby Food at Stage 1 and 6 Months of Age- 365 Days of Baby Food


One of the most important nutritional components of Apples is that they contain two types of fiber; insoluble fiber and soluble fiber. Both of these types of fiber help maintain bowel regularity. The insoluble fiber works like roughage, while the soluble fiber (pectin), helps keep the bowels regular (avoiding constipation, avoiding diarrhea) and […]

Day 34 – Introduce vegetables before fruits – 365 Days of Baby Food

Dear Mom of a Baby Just Starting Solid Foods: You should introduce vegetables before fruits to your baby and remember to introduce green vegetables before orange vegetables.   Introduce any food that you want to introduce as long as it is a single ingredient, low on the allergenic list and is nutrient dense, try […]

Day 33 – Where to store that beautiful produce – 365 Days of Baby Food


This is one of the best infographics out there that shows exactly where produce should be stored.  After we do the shopping and spend all that money for quality (and often organic) produce, it would be a shame to not get the best from it.  Follow this chart and ensure that your produce […]

Day 32 – Baby’s First Rice Cereal using ground brown rice -365 Days of Baby Food


Shaking baby cereal flakes out of a box isn’t appealing and it really isn’t cost effective. You can make baby’s rice cereal for a fraction of the cost at home and you know what’s in it: a single ingredient – rice! PrintBaby’s First Rice Cereal – 6 Months + Ingredients1 cup of brown […]

Day 31 – Orange Babies – 365 Days of Baby Food


It is not uncommon for babies who are fed a lot of orange fruits and vegetables to have their palms, soles of their feet and even their faces take on a sun kissed hue. This phenomena is known medically as “carotenemia”; too much beta-carotene causes skin to turn an orange color. Orange fleshed […]