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 these great [...]
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Could my baby be allergic to Rice/Rice cereal? It seems like she had a reaction to it! Rice in particular is not a known “high” allergen in the US and most Western Countries and this is why it is typically recommended as an infant’s first food (in the US that is). If there is a [...]
Finding healthy “snacks” for older babies can be quite a challenge. Even “those” snacks that are marketed to infants tend to be loaded with sugar and other ingredients a tiny tummy just doesn’t need. These healthy little muffins are loaded with iron, protein, calcium and even vitamins and minerals, courtesy of banana, quinoa (a grain [...]
I'm pleased to announce that I will be having a Homemade Baby Food class in NH on March 6, 2016! The Culinary Playground and I are really excoted about this class. And, we are so happy that Squooshi pouches will be available, courtesy of Shannon, for parents to take home filled with the foods we [...]
Perhaps one of the most worrisome myths about feeding babies is the myth that cereal in a bottle will help a baby sleep through the night or at least sleep for longer stretches at a time. I know that many parents are probably tempted to try the old "cereal in the bottle" trick to gain [...]
Buttercup Squash - A Fall Harvest Winter Squash Buttercup squash is a medium sized squash. It's a bit bigger than acorn squash and very much smaller than a Hubbard squash. It's similar in size and appearance to the kabocha squash. The buttercup squash has a very distinct round bottom that is circular. It looks as [...]
Skip the harsh chemicals and pesticides and whip up some of these DIY pest control solutions. As summer creeps in so do the creepy crawlies and flying, biting insects. There is a safer way to keep your home and your self safe from insects! Source: PartSelect.com
Lillypots is turning 1 year old! Happy Birthday Happy Birthday to Lilly Pots and the fabulous Tam, inventor extraordinaire and super daddy. He's giving the gifts in an amazing birthday giveaway. To help celebrate @lilly_pots (on Instagram) 1st birthday An AWESOME MAMA BEAR is going to win this amazing prize. It's international! The giveaway gifts [...]
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 "no cook" [...]
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 specifically affects [...]