Baby Food Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • The Power of Self-Feeding Skills

    The Power of Self-Feeding Skills: It’s more than just a mess!

    I’m embarrassed to admit it, but even just the mention of “self-feeding” makes me shudder. Given my background in child development and expertise in infant and toddler feeding, it’s scandalous to say so, but it’s true! I’m also a neat freak and my desire for cleanliness and order barely override what I know to be […]

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  • All About Yogurt

    All About Yogurt: An unexpectedly wonderful first food for baby

    In my client practice, where I work with parents to help them fit healthy cooking and family eating into their busy lives, I get tons of questions about which foods are the best to start solids. Hands down, moms are most surprised by my suggestion to consider yogurt. Unlike drinking cow’s milk, which should wait […]

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  • Embrace the Puree

    Embrace the Puree!

    In the scheme of things, making homemade baby food is simple business (and totally worth it!). Roast or steam, puree and freeze. No big deal, right? Well, as any busy parent knows, even the simplest tasks become arduous when you’re under slept and have few precious personal moments. Sometimes even just three easy steps feels […]

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  • Safely Introducing High-Allergen Foods

    Safely Introducing High-Allergen Foods: Deciding what’s right for your baby

    You can’t go very long these days without seeing something about food allergies in the news. While increased awareness is a good thing, it’s hard to tell the good information from the bad. The confusion seems to have caused a growing fear of high allergen foods like peanuts and strawberries, especially when it comes to […]

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  • Starting Solids 101

    Starting Solids 101: A joyful start to your baby’s eating adventure

    Starting solids is one of the most fun—and most intimidating—milestones of baby’s first year. With so much conflicting information about food safety and nutrition, constantly changing guidelines, and the rise of allergies, what should be a joyful start to your baby’s eating adventure can easily feel overwhelming. Well, overwhelm be gone. I’m there for you, […]

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  • Apple Chutney

    Apple Chutney Cubes Recipe

    There is a tremendous variety in the flavor of Indian cuisine, which targets all the areas of the taste buds. This can be an exciting experience for your baby.

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  • Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

    Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

    It’s simple to add  Indian-inspired sauces to your baby’s food by freezing this sauce in single-serving cubes and adding them to your baby’s pureed or mashed foods. Yellow Curry Powder is often associated with Indian cooking. It’s a blend of spices, which vary by region, food, and cooking style. Most Indian curry powders contain

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  • Starting Solids: An Exciting Reason to Be Thankful

    Starting Solids: An Exciting Reason to Be Thankful

    Last Thanksgiving I announced a bold campaign, spearheaded by an amazing band of volunteers, to upgrade babies’ first foods to real foods – and babies’ first grains to whole grains – and to do this in 2011.

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  • Sweet Tarragon Carrots Recipe

    Sweet Tarragon Carrots Recipe

    Carrots are super sweet when pureed. Adding tarragon, an herb typically used in

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  • Tandoori Paneer Recipe

    Tandoori Paneer Recipe

    Ready to try your hand at Indian cooking? Our version of Tandoori Paneer is mild enough for your baby, and she’ll love the

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