grains

Rice Cereal Allergy in Babies – Can babies be allergic to rice cereal

By | 2017-06-06T12:45:21+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Allergies, Cereals, grains|Tags: |

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 rice allergy, [...]

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

By | 2015-02-01T18:05:17+00:00 February 1st, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 4-6 months, 6 months, Breakfast, Cereals, First Foods, grains, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:61]

Day 23 – Quinoa Cereal – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-23T17:07:06+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 6 months, 8 months, Breakfast, Cereals, excerpts, grains, stage 2, stage 3|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Did you know that besides soy, quinoa is a source of complete protein? It contains all the essential amino acids that our bodies need and, it makes a wonderful addition to your baby’s diet. Just 1 cup contains approximately 22 grams of protein. For a super nutritious protein packed meal, make the family a Quinoa Pilaf [...]

Day 10 – First Grains for Baby – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-10T09:37:46+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 4-6 months, 6 months, Breakfast, Cereals, First Foods, grains|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Baby cereal does not have to be the very first food that baby eats.  Within the last few years, it has become more acceptable and more pediatricians are acknowledging that fruits, veggies and meats are better first food choices than are cereals.  If you want to make your own baby cereals, try these three grains as [...]

Harvest Steel Cut Oatmeal – A hearty baby cereal and tasty for the whole family

By | 2014-11-11T21:15:11+00:00 November 11th, 2014|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, book, Breakfast, Cereals, Fall, grains, More Baby Food Recipes, Nutrition, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Using whole grains to make baby cereal or other grain based recipes is always better than using refined and enriched grains.  Whole grains retain all of their natural and wholesome goodness. Whole grains not highly processed and stripped of the parts that contain important nutrients,such as the bran. Whole grains will offer the most bio-available nutrients [...]

Apple Cider Rice Cooker Oatmeal – It sure tastes yummy!

By | 2014-10-26T18:50:18+00:00 October 26th, 2014|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, Breakfast, Cereals, Fall, Freezes Well, grains, Holiday Foods, More Baby Food Recipes, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, Transitioning to New Foods|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you have a rice cooker? Have you ever made oatmeal in a rice cooker?  It's easy to toss everything in the rice cooker and it comes out very tasty.  A big bonus is that you don't have to hang around stirring, (and stirring and stirring) a pot of oatmeal porridge on the stove-top. Making oatmeal [...]

Orange Macaroni and Cheese Recipe – A Healthy Mac-n-Cheese Older Babies & Toddlers

By | 2012-11-30T19:11:25+00:00 November 30th, 2012|Categories: 8 months, cheese, Dairy, Finger Foods, grains, More Baby Food Recipes, pasta|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Take a good look at that bowl of mac -n- cheese.  You may be thinking that this bowl filled with bright yellow-orange macaroni has to be made from "that" cheese food product.  You might also be wondering why on earth I would choose to post a recipe for mac -n- cheese that has to be unhealthy, [...]

Orange Macaroni and Cheese Recipe – Healthy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe for Older Babies, Toddlers and the rest of us too!

By | 2012-11-30T19:11:25+00:00 November 30th, 2012|Categories: 8 months, cheese, Dairy, Finger Foods, grains, More Baby Food Recipes, pasta, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Take a good look at that bowl of mac -n- cheese.  You may be thinking that this bowl filled with bright yellow-orange macaroni has to be made from "that" cheese food product.  You might also be wondering why on earth I would choose to post a recipe for mac -n- cheese that has to be unhealthy, [...]

Rice Cereal, Arsenic and First Foods for Baby

By | 2012-11-10T12:22:27+00:00 November 10th, 2012|Categories: 4-6 months, Breakfast, Cereals, Dangerous Food Items, First Foods, grains|Tags: , , , , , , |

In light of the recent arsenic in rice scare, many parents are once again in a panic over whether they should feed their babies commercial rice cereal.   Arsenic in rice has been a known issue for many years and it likely will be an ongoing one. Arsenic in rice occurs for a variety of reasons.  Arsenic [...]

Rice Cereal, Aresnic and First Foods for Baby

By | 2012-11-10T12:22:27+00:00 November 10th, 2012|Categories: 4-6 months, Breakfast, Cereals, Dangerous Food Items, First Foods, grains, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

In light of the recent arsenic in rice scare, many parents are once again in a panic over whether they should feed their babies commercial rice cereal.   Arsenic in rice has been a known issue for many years and it likely will be an ongoing one. Arsenic in rice occurs for a variety of reasons.  Arsenic [...]