Easy Finger Foods

Caramelized Butternut Squash

Caramelized Butternut Squash

This recipe is so delicious! I made it primarily for the babies and they loved it, but it’s also flavorful enough for the whole family. Plus, as a family of 5, we were able to eat on this for a couple of days. Here’s what you need: 5ish lb squash unsalted butter brown sugar salt […]

Lesson 89: Baby-Led Weaning First Foods

Lesson 89: Baby-Led Weaning First Foods

Even though we had planned to wait until 6 months to begin any solids, S showed all the readiness signs around 4.5 months. By 5 months, I listened to his signs, rather than the books. I knew I wanted to to do Baby-Led Weaning with my twin boys, but we started with loaded spoons of […]

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

These make a great low-calorie snack for mom, or a healthy alternative for a toddler! Start by mashing 3 very ripe bananas. As you can see, mine are very ripe! When my bananas start to get too ripe, I throw them in a freezer bag and stash them in the freezer. They always come in […]

Steamed Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

Steamed Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

I recently posted a recipe for Sweet Potatoes and Carrots, but I wanted to add another yummy way of preparing them. My son loves sweet potatoes, but he’s never been much of a carrot fan (I don’t blame him–they’re definitely not my favorite either!). I used to roast sweet potatoes for him all the time, […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

My son loves sweet potatoes, but he’s never been much of a carrot fan (I don’t blame him–they’re definitely not my favorite either!). I used to roast sweet potatoes for him all the time, but then one day it occurred to me that I could probably sneak some carrots past him by using the same […]

10-12 month recipes

10-12 month recipes

*Food combinations are fantastic, but always try to have your baby taste the food by itself before mixing it in a combination. *Always wash all fruits and vegetables thoroughly before cooking. *You can use a baby food maker, food processor, or blender to puree. I use the Cuisinart Baby and love it. It even comes […]

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