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Favorite Trick to Keeping a Variety of Babyfood on Hand

freezing baby food

I absolutely love making homemade food for my newest little guy. But I’ll admit, I rely on packaged food from time to time, especially when I’m not prepared to make it from scratch. But lately I’ve adapted a handy trick for always being prepared when meal-time comes around. I’ve found it to be completely helpful […]

Apricot & Banana Baby Food with Cinnamon

Apricot banana with cinnamon baby food

I’ve been having fun introducing new foods to my littlest this Summer. Bananas were one of the first foods I introduced to him, aside from rice cereal. This apricot and banana blend, with just a small pinch of cinnamon, was a hit. I made a medium batch using 2 ripe bananas and 2 ripe apricots […]

Baby’s First “Smash” Birthday Cake

Oliver's 1st birthday party! August 5th 2012 145

Some people might think a “smash” cake is a weird thing to give to a baby – but to be realistic, it’s what a baby does to any sort of food it’s near, they “smash” it, smoosh it, and destroy it before putting it into their little mouths. What I loved about this cake was […]

Peach & Raspberry Mash-up

peach and raspberry baby food

Berries and peaches are in season and what better way to introduce them fresh and in season to my son Oliver. He’s had them in a jar before, but you can’t beat fresh this time of year. I used an extra-ripe and soft peach, peeled the skin using a sharp knife and cut it into […]

Blueberry, Pear & Sweet Potato Purée

blueberry, pear, and sweet potato puree

I try my best to make most of Oliver’s food, but I’m definitely by no means a  supermom. Let’s be real, sometimes I need a little help. When I’m in a time crunch, especially in the case when we’re on the go, I grab for a pre-packaged baby food. Oliver loves Plum’s baby food pouch, […]

Banana & Cinnamon Oats

banana-bread-cereal-with-yogurt

Homemade Oat Cereal

Oats

  You can easily make your own baby cereal by pulsing old fashioned rolled oats into a food processor until it is a finer grain, then cook them as you would normally do for your baby (with water, formula, breastmilk, or juice).

Kale & Rice Purée

kale puree

I love cooked kale with rice so I knew it would taste great as a puree for Oliver. For babies 6 months and up. Kale & Rice Puree – Leftovers can be frozen. 4 large organic kale leaves, rinsed well with large stems and ribs removed Organic rice cereal for baby, I love Earth’s Best […]

Blueberry-Apple Puree

Blueberry apple puree

Oliver loves this combination of cooked apples and blueberries. It’s the perfect duo. For babies 6 months and up. Blueberry-Apple Puree – leftovers can be frozen. 1 cup fresh, or frozen organic blueberries, rinsed well 3 medium organic apples (I like fuji apples), cored and sliced into quarters Place fruit into a small sauce pan […]

Peach and Banana Cereal

peach and banana cereal

For babies 6 months and up. Peach & Banana Cereal – You can mix this with organic baby rice cereal or baby oatmeal cereal. 2 ripe, organic peaches, pit removed 1 ripe, organic banana Organic rice or oatmeal baby cereal Chop peaches up into cubes and place in a small sauce pan filled with enough […]