It’s a Myth! 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. Putting […]
Food Safety Tips
Storing produce in the refrigerator – Best way to store fresh produce
Storing produce in the refrigerator – Best way to store fresh produce 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 […]
Day 18 – Heating and Thawing Baby Food; Option 1 – 365 Days of Baby Food
When you freeze homemade baby food, you’re creating a stash of healthy meals while also making meal prep. easier for you. When it comes to heating and thawing homemade baby food, there are several ways and methods that one can […]
Nitrates – Carrots & The Nitrates and the Homemade Baby Food Myth
You may have been told by your pediatrician or a friend or a website on the internet, that it’s best to not make your baby homemade baby foods or that you should not make certain types of vegetables due to […]
Can Babies and Toddlers Drink Apple Cider?
Is it safe for babies and toddlers to drink apple cider? The answer is yes, and no. Most apple cider found at grocery stores is pasteurized so it is safe for babies and toddlers to drink. However, if you go […]
Glass Baby Food Storage Containers – Wean Green for Hallo-wean!
If you are looking for baby food storage containers that are not plastic, look no further! available at Amazon.com Wean Green Glass Baby Food Containers a.k.a Wean Cubes. These are a safe, environmentally friendly food storage alternative. Designed with you […]
Oh No! Nitrates in Homemade Baby Food – The scary homemade baby food myth that grows from mis-information
On 12 September 2013 pediatrician and author Dr. Joanna Dolgoff appeared on Fox News to talk about the British study indicating that homemade baby food was more nutritious than store bought baby food. I was eager to hear what the […]
Is your pumpkin or winter squash puree plagued with hard strings?
Why Does Winter Squash Have Hard, Strings and Stringy Fibers? Many people write in to ask about the hard bits and strings that they have found in their butternut, acorn or even pumpkin puree. What are these strings? Why are […]
Microwave Cooking Homemade Baby Foods – Using a Microwave to Cook Baby Food
If there is one thing that may be missing in The Wholesome Baby Food Guide book, it’s instructions for how to cook each recipe in the microwave. I believe in baking, roasting, sauteing, or steaming the foods that I feed […]