Recipe: Pear-spinach-peach toddler yogurt

homemade baby yogurt

My toddler would eat nothing but yogurt all day long if I let him. Well, interspersed with some fresh berries of course. Recently, our grocery store had a serious shortage of our favorite organic toddler yogurt though. [Insert Cold War-era panic alarm here.] It was tough times. It turns out Stonyfield was coming out with […]

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

Plum banana and oats baby food

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

copycat apple and sweet potato baby yogurt

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: Mommy & Me Smoothies


One sunny Saturday, my little family stopped by Jamba Juice after a trip to our local farmers market. I was pleased as punch to see an apple and kale smoothie on the menu. Yum. Kale is one of my favorites. I was even more surprised when my 11-month-old Monster grabbed my straw and started sucking […]