Baby Food Recipes: Broccoli, Spinach and Cauliflower Puree

September 15, 2014
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Get your greens! This is one of the most nutritionally dense purees out there. Combining two of my favorite cruciferous veggies: cauliflower and broccoli with one of the healthiest green veggies out there: spinach – this is a wonderful way to make sure your baby gets their greens daily. All three veggies contain phytonutrients, which have significant […]

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Baby Food Recipes: Carrot Puree

September 15, 2014
Carrot Puree

This is another one of Layla’s favorites. And it is super easy to make! Just peel the carrots, cook for 6-8 minutes, and puree. You can mix carrots (which are a sweeter veggie) with less sweet veggies (like the green ones) to make them more palatable. Carrots are packed with Vitamin A, which is terrific […]

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Baby Food Recipes: Butternut Squash Puree

September 15, 2014
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This is one of Layla’s absolute favorite purees! She can eat roasted butternut squash all day long. That’s right – roasted and caramelized butternut squash for your little ones – how delicious does that sound? It takes a while to make – you have to let the butternut squash roast in the oven for an […]

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Homemade Baby Food Recipes: Pea Puree

September 15, 2014
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This has to be one of Layla’s least favorite purees. I made a bunch of it and then decided to just start mixing it with fruit, because she did not like it. The fruit + peas was more palatable though Peas are a great source of Vitamin K, which is important for maintaining bone health. […]

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Homemade Baby Food Recipes: Green Bean Puree

September 14, 2014
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So for the record, Layla wasn’t a huge fan of green beans when I first made them for her. She’d gag, cough, make faces… it was actually kind of entertaining even though she wasn’t very happy with me for giving her green beans But green beans are so great for babies! They are rich in […]

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Homemade Baby Food Recipes: Apple & Prune Puree

September 14, 2014
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Ah, prunes. Prunes get such a bad rap – but they’re actually quite delicious! They’re basically just dried plums – and they look like massive raisins. Layla was not a fan of prunes when we gave it to her straight. But luckily, thanks to the addition of Fuji Apples, this has become another one of […]

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