A Guide for Food-Throwing

A lot of parents have reached out with this problem… Food throwing and how to manage it. Here is a short guide to help get things back on track. Babies often drop food towards the end of the meal, when they’re no longer eating/hungry, look for and identify those cues (check out this article Read more…

Chicken Paprikash Instant Pot

Paprikash comes from the Hungarian word for paprika. Traditionally, these stews do not contain tomatoes (only here in America) and get their red color from the paprika. They also traditionally contain sour cream – my version uses yogurt, a plus for extra calcium and protein. What you need: 2 onions, Read more…

Whole Wheat Ricotta Pancakes

These pancakes are high in protein, calcium, and fiber. The ricotta and your choice of buttermilk or kefir adds additional protein and calcium. Get your child to help you measure, pour, and mix! What you’ll need: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 tablespoon brown sugar (sub applesauce or omit for Read more…

The Egg-adilla

Behold: A 3 ingredient, 3 minute, practically no-prep meal. The Egg-adilla. My husband gets full credit for inventing this baby. I’ve included a step by step tutorial for you with pictures. See the bottom for additional mix-ins.I wanted to tell you a little about the nutrition of the egg, one Read more…

Less Mess Frozen Yogurt Drops

Yogurt is another of those “antisocial” foods for babies (see my recipe here for help less mess with quinoa). What to do? Make these frozen yogurt drops (you can make them as sticks for babies 6-9 months who haven’t yet developed their pincer grip.)Save or pin this page so you Read more…

Less Mess Quinoa Cups

If you’ve got youngsters, you’ll know the mess from certain foods like rice and quinoa are very off-putting. Here’s a quick, simple, adaptable, all-in-one meal with significantly less mess! What you’ll need * see below for variations:– 4 whole eggs– 1/2 cup of shredded full fat cheese (you can add Read more…