Nutrition

Day 13 – Constipation and “P” Fruits – 365 Days of Baby Food

As babies make the transition to solid foods, their tummies may find it difficult at first to process and digest solids.  New foods with new textures and compositions may lead to constipation. Fruits with “P” will naturally help baby’s bowels […]

Day 9 – Vitamin C Splash Mix – 365 Days of Baby Food

Vitamin C: You can find Vitamin C in green and red peppers, avocados, banana, cabbage, kiwi, turnip greens, kale, collards, parsley, sprouted alfalfa seeds, broccoli, tomatoes, mango, lemons, oranges, black currants, acerola cherries, cantaloupe, strawberries, and other citrus . Vitamin […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

For Baby – Apple Cranberry Sauce is a super way to introduce babies to tart tastes

Cranberries were commonly referred to as “bounce-berries”.  In the “old days”, you would pick the good cranberries from the bad cranberries by tossing them on the ground or down the stairs to see if they bounce. The bouncy berries are […]

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

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 […]

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

Chicken Pot Pie  is a perfect Stage 2 or Stage 3 baby food you can make from dinner food! This recipe makes a hearty chicken pot pie that the whole family will enjoy. You can serve a piece to your […]