Meat and Fish

Day 27 – Creamy Salmon and Carrots – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-27T18:02:37+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, Fish, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes, Solids and Weaning, stage 2, stage 3, yogurt|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We eat a lot of fish in my house. Not only is it quick to prepare but it's such a super nutritious food.  Full of Omega 3 fatty acids, salmon, and other fish, is also a great source of protein that is not high in saturated fat.   Babies can begin to eat fish around 7-8 [...]

Day 25 – One Pot Meals: Apples, Chicken and Carrots – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-25T19:55:11+00:00 January 25th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 6 months, 8 months, Finger Foods, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fast and easy, quick and simple; making baby food can be all of the aforementioned.  In this recipe, the combination of apples, carrots and chicken yields a delicious meal that can be pureed for babies still beginning the solid food adventure.  You can also mash or chop for Baby Led Weaners or little one just learning [...]

Chicken Soup for Babies and Toddlers – the Easy Way

By | 2014-11-18T09:45:49+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, Freezes Well, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes, soup, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, vegetables, winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 soup. about half [...]

Cost of Making Homemade Baby Food versus Buying Store Bought Commercial Baby Food

By | 2013-11-12T16:38:27+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Categories: 4-6 months, 6 months, 8 months, First Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Meat and Fish, Puree, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If there is one question that is asked the most by people who are thinking about making their own baby food, the question is this "Does it cost more than buying jars of baby food? Making the food for my baby at home has to be a lot more expensive, right?" Looking at cost effectiveness in [...]

Iron and Iron Rich Baby Foods – What Iron Rich Foods Can Baby Eat?

By | 2013-09-25T10:57:41+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, eggs, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Info-Graphics, Meat and Fish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

Around the age of 6 months (some pediatricians say up until 8 months), a baby’s natural stores of iron will almost be gone.   It’s at this time that babies typically begin to eat solid foods. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies not be started on solid foods prior to the age of 6 months [...]

Homemade Chicken or Turkey Nuggets – A Finger Food and Baby Led Weaning Recipe

By | 2017-03-19T21:20:48+00:00 August 21st, 2012|Categories: 8 months, Finger Foods, Freezes Well, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes, stage 2, stage 3, Transitioning to New Foods|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hey Mom! Let's get in the car and head to McD's and grab some healthy nuggets and fries - Let's not! Like most parents, the thought of serving my kiddos chicken nuggets remains a bit creepy.  Yet not serving chicken nuggets meant giving up a quick grab-n-go lunch, or even dinner, when the clock ticked into [...]

Sweet Potato Apple Turkey Loaf – Finger Food for Babies,Toddlers & Doggies too! New unplugged & revamped!

By | 2017-03-19T21:28:46+00:00 July 25th, 2012|Categories: 8 months, Finger Foods, Freezes Well, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes, Solids and Weaning, Transitioning to New Foods|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

My dog also had a litter of puppies on Sunday evening (8 of them, all alive!).  I've been busy taking images of baby food making/cooking for a few days now. Last night I made meatloaf for dinner. What the heck does my dog, baby food and turkey loaf have to do with each other? Ah ha, [...]

Chicken Pot Pie – Baby Food from Dinner Food – Many Possibilities!

By | 2012-07-17T14:08:34+00:00 July 17th, 2012|Categories: 8 months, book, Finger Foods, Freezes Well, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes, Nutrition, Puree, Solids and Weaning, stage 2, stage 3, vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This recipe makes a hearty chicken pot pie that the whole family will enjoy. You can serve a piece to your baby if you’d like, but keep in mind the recipe contains dairy and wheat.  Here are a few ways that you can offer this delicious chicken pot pie to your little one: For Baby (eight [...]

Choosing Meat as a First Food for Baby – Australopithecus afarensis did it!

By | 2012-04-11T21:32:18+00:00 April 11th, 2012|Categories: 4-6 months, 6 months, 8 months, featured, Meat and Fish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many parents are often confused about offering their little ones meat(s).  They usually wonder first about when to introduce meats to their babies and then, they worry about what type of meat to introduce first.  The appropriate age to introduce meats to babies tends to be just as confusing as introducing solids as a whole! It's [...]

Super Salmon, Rich in Vitamin D, Calcium & Omega 3s – Make this meal entree a meal for your baby

By | 2012-02-23T23:18:30+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Categories: additives, featured, Finger Foods, Meat and Fish, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Salmon is a super food!  Omega 3's, protein, iron, calcium and, Vitamin D!  Salmon are rich in Vitamin D making salmon a perfect entree choice during the winter months. One 3 ounce can of sockeye salmon contains the following amounts of Vitamin D: Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 17.8 Vitamin D IU 715 I told [...]