baby led weaning

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 [...]

Day 22 – Choking and Finger Foods – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-22T20:31:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 4-6 months, 6 months, Dangerous Food Items, Finger Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Solids and Weaning|Tags: , , , , , , |

Many parents become gripped and paralyzed with fear when it comes time to move baby from purees to chunky texture and table foods.  The fear of letting baby begin to feed herself chunks and lumps of foods is about the fear of choking.  It is this fear of choking that stops many parents from trying the [...]

Day 21 – Butternutty Apple Fritters – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-21T22:19:10+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 8 months, Finger Foods, Fruits and Veggies, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

A simple to make and oh so tasty fruit & veggie recipe, this is ideal for those little babes who are feeding themselves. The best thing about these little fritters is that they rip apart and flake easily!  

Day 20 – Roasted Apples and Fennel – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-20T21:23:47+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 8 months, Finger Foods, Fruits and Veggies, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Roasted apples and fennel brings you a sweet, nutty licorice-anisey flavor.  It's a wonderful combination that you can serve as a standalone side dish or puree and add to your favorite savory soup.  Fennel tastes like a cross between licorice and cabbage. When you roast fennel, it brings out the licorice flavor but also adds a [...]

Day 19 – Eggy Muffins for Little Fingers – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-19T18:55:19+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 6 months, 8 months, Breakfast, eggs, Finger Foods, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This recipe is quite simple but I warn you, a bit messy to make.  What I love about it is that there is a baby food opportunity here – see that luscious egg yolk. For babies 8 months and older: Pop out the yolk and mash – add liquid if you want to thin the yolk [...]

Day 14 – Creamy Baked Apples – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-14T19:27:26+00:00 January 14th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 8 months, Breakfast, Finger Foods, fruits, More Baby Food Recipes, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3|Tags: , , , , , |

Baked apples make a great little dish to serve to those Baby Led Weaners and other little ones who are learning to self-feed with finger foods and lumpy, bumpy textures.  You can bake up as many or as few apples as you wish but I recommend baking several.  Your whole family can enjoy baked apples for [...]

Top 15 Healthy Finger Foods for Babies

By | 2013-11-21T15:50:33+00:00 November 21st, 2013|Categories: 8 months, Finger Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Info-Graphics, More Baby Food Recipes, Solids and Weaning, stage 2, stage 3, Transitioning to New Foods|Tags: , , , , , |

If you need to find a snack or meal option for your little one that she can eat with her fingers, look no farther than your refrigerator or counter top fruit bowl!  To help make the transition to finger foods (and table foods) easier, use the foods that you baby is currently enjoying.  Don't puree the [...]

Finger Foods for Babies – Fruits and a Cutting Board

By | 2012-09-18T22:54:19+00:00 September 18th, 2012|Categories: 8 months, featured, Finger Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, fruits, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is around the age of 8 months old that the world of food really begins to expand for babies.  As their gums become stronger and capable of "chewing",  they begin to enjoy more textured foods.  More textured foods for your baby means more foods taken straight from the dinner table or the snack table in [...]

The Humble Fruit Bowl – Baby Food Recipes and Baby Meals abound in an average bowl of fruits!

By | 2012-07-30T20:25:13+00:00 July 30th, 2012|Categories: 4-6 months, 6 months, 8 months, Finger Foods, First Foods, fruits, More Baby Food Recipes, Nutrition, Solids and Weaning, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Behold the fruit bowl!  To the untrained eye, this bowl of fruit might seem to be nothing more than a humble heaping of banana, peaches, avocado and apples.  However if you're a mom or caregiver of an infant, or even a toddler, you probably realise that this bowl and these fruits themselves, contain the potential for [...]

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 [...]