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Eggplant Sweet Potato Puree for Babies

Eggplant is one of the those vegetables parents tend to forget about when feeding their baby or toddler. Maybe because they think you need to acquire a test for it or they may not like it themselves. Whatever the reason is, parents need to think again. Eggplant is one of the easiest and most nutritious […]

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Amaranth Grain for Babies

When you begin feeding your baby solids we tend to stick with veggies and fruit purees but continue to go with the commercial brand baby cereals. Making your own whole grain cereals are easy to make and so much less expensive than purchasing. One of my favorite grains for babies and beyond is Amaranth. The amaranth […]

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10 Best Finger Foods for Babies

When your baby begins to show interest in the foods you are eating at about 7-8 months you know it’s time to introduce appropriate finger foods that they can eat by themselves. At the same time babies are developing the ability to pick up objects with their thumb and pointer finger  (the pincer grasp). When […]

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Mangoes for Babies

Many Mango varieties are in season at the moment. Mangoes are not the cheapest fruit on the market so its best to purchase in season or frozen. Mangoes are one of the first foods for babies 7 months and older. Mangoes can be very watery so its best to mix with a grain, I also like to […]

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Homemade Pear Puree for Babies

When feeding your baby you want to make sure they are eating the best foods possible. The way to insure that is by knowing exactly what you are feeding them, and the only way to do that is by making your own food. I know it may seem overwhelming to make your own homemade baby […]

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National Oatmeal Month Recipes and Nutrition

If you didn’t know – January is National Oatmeal Month! Oatmeal is a standard food in our pantry used for many recipes. Oatmeal is one of those foods that your great grandmother could recognize unless you use instant. Oatmeal is one of the most powerful and nutritious foods that will improve your health if you […]

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