Recipe: Stone Fruit, Zucchini and Thyme Baby Food

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It’s here! It’s here! I am such a fool for what I affectionately refer to as stone fruit season. Sure, it’s peach season. And peaches are lovely stone fruits, don’t get me wrong. But people – apricots. Nectarines. Plums, for crying out loud! There are red plums, black plums, gold plum. And then all those […]

Spiced Carrot Raisin Baby Food Puree

Squash, Carrot, Avocado Baby Food

I just love fall. I feel like everything should be spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves… well, with anything really. So that’s what I was thinking when I decided to put this little twist on that lunch-line staple of carrot raisin salad. Actually, I thought that stuff looked disgusting, mostly because I hated raisins. I […]

Recipe: Plum Banana & Oats Baby Food

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I am sooooo in love with these gorgeous black plums I’m finding in the produce section now that it’s summer. Whether or not you buy organic for plums is up to you. They aren’t part of the notorious Dirty Dozen (the top 12 dirtiest fruits and vegetables in terms of pesticides), but they’re #18 on […]

Recipe: Copycat Apple & Sweet Potato Baby Yogurt

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Confession: I love my toddler’s yogurt. I mean, love love it. Want to marry it. And have yogurt babies with it. Well, maybe not that much. But I am pretty stoked on the rare occasion he doesn’t polish it off because it means I get to. And it means I’m not reduced to licking the […]

Recipe: Slushy Banana Melon Puree

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Summer time is heating up and it’s hot hot hot! My little Monster is gobbling up watermelon like nobody’s business. But it’s not the easiest snack to throw in the diaper bag and administer on the go. Watermelon is really… well, watery. So I thickened up the puree with some banana and threw in some […]

Recipe: Copycat Banana Rice & Quinoa Mish Mash

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I do give my son commercial baby food on occasion, probably about 4-5 pouches a week. Sometimes it’s to try a new flavor, but usually it’s because I can keep it in my diaper bag for days on end without worrying about refrigeration. (We’re at the point that if I get stuck out longer than […]

Recipe: Kale, Pineapple & Banana Puree

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We are huge kale fans in this household. The first time we had kale, my more-worldly best friend from Brooklyn was visiting and like,┬áneeded kale. What a strange thing to need I thought, but then she sauteed up some for us in little more than olive oil. And it was delicious. Flash forward a few […]

Recipe: Brocco-flower Pear Puree

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This has been one of my go-to puree recipes for some time now. Whenever I tell people my son’s favorite food, they wrinkle their noses. How ever did I come up with that combination, they ask me. Well, Little Dude loves pears. They were his second food, and despite his initial reaction (BEST. FACE. EVER.), […]

Recipe: Spiced Apple Raisin Quinoa Puree

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This is one of my son’s absolute favorite purees. Many of my recipes are um… inspired by commercial baby food purees. This particular one took me a few tries to nail down, but I finally got it. I added some apple pie-like spice to it with the addition of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. If your […]