Solids and Weaning

Day 30 – Dairy Infographic, When to introduce milk and dairy products – 365 Days of Baby Food

“No dairy until baby is 12 months old” is the ominous proclamation made by many pediatricians.  Sadly, many pediatricians neglect to tell parents that there is a big difference between offering babies yogurt (dairy) and letting babies drink milk prior […]

Day 28 – Saucy Avocados – 365 Days of Baby Food

Avocado is a brain food and is in fact, a super food for the whole body. Avocados are one of the best foods that you can feed your baby from 6 months on.  Both apples and avocado are considered ideal […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Day 17 – Solid Food Intro. Tip – 365 Days of Baby Foods

As you contemplate starting solid foods, it’s important to note what various medical organizations recommend. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), along with many other health organizations such as the World Health Organization and UNICEF, states that breast milk and/or […]

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 8 – Herbs and Spices for Baby Food – 365 Days of Baby Food

A good time to begin to introduce spices into baby’s foods is around 7-8 months of age.   Fresh or dried, the types of herbs and spices you may add to baby’s foods is entirely up to you. It’s a good […]

Day 7 – First Fruits for Baby – 365 Days of Baby Food

Is your baby just starting solid foods? Do you want to start baby off with fruits instead of veggies. it’s ok, go ahead and start with fruits!  It’s a myth that introducing fruits before veggies will cause your little one […]

Day 5 – First Vegetables for Babies – 365 Days of Baby Food

When introducing solid foods to babies, parents most often wonder which foods are suitable as first foods. Naturally, they wonder about fruits, veggies, meats and grains and dairy products. On Day 5 of our series, we give you the best […]

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 […]