stage 3

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 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 23 – Quinoa Cereal – 365 Days of Baby Food

Did you know that besides soy, quinoa is a source of complete protein? It contains all the essential amino acids that our bodies need and, it makes a wonderful addition to your baby’s diet. Just 1 cup contains approximately 22 […]

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

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 […]

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 12 – Julienne Finger Foods – 365 Days of Baby Food

Finger foods for baby are really simple to make.  Just use the foods you were using to create baby purees and slice, chunk and mash into a chunky texture and voila!  Finger foods.  Using a julienne peeler is a great […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]