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Lentils with Tahini, Cumin, and Garlic

November 20, 2014
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With all of this cold weather we’ve been having, I’ve been craving something savory and filling. Lentils and beans are two of my go-two wintery foods because they’re high in protein and fiber – which makes them satisfying and perfect for a hearty dish. I came across this recipe a while ago from one of my […]

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It’s Easy Being Green: Smoothie Recipe

September 15, 2014
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I am a huge fan of green smoothies. It’s the easiest way to get a ton of fruits and veggies (especially green veggies which are the best for you!) into your diet in an easy, quick, and effortless way. I recently bought a Vitamix when we moved to our new house in Ann Arbor, because 1) […]

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Baby Food Recipes: Sweet Potato Puree

September 15, 2014
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Sweet potato is another Layla favorite! I think she just loves orange veggies haha. I’m fine with that because like it’s cousins butternut squash and pumpkin, sweet potato is another nutritional powerhouse. They are loaded with carotenoids, Vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. There are many options for cooking sweet potatoes. If you’re in a bind […]

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Baby Food Recipes: Zucchini, Apple and Carrot Puree

September 15, 2014
Zucchini puree

Veggies mixed with fruit is always bound to be a hit in our household. Zucchini and carrots are already pretty mild / on the sweeter side, so when paired with some apples, it becomes a true sweet treat! I often mix this puree with Layla’s oatmeal in the morning and she loves it! Print Baby […]

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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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