Starting Solids: Stage 1 (6 months old)

Starting solids is such an exciting time! It is really one of the first things your child is going to do independently. They need you for everything else, but feeding, that’s their first step in learning to do things on their own. One of the most important parts of starting solids is making sure yourContinue reading “Starting Solids: Stage 1 (6 months old)”

Watermelon Popsicle

I can’t possibly be the only one who slices up a watermelon only to think – “How in the world are we going to be able to eat alllll of this?!” Don’t get me wrong, I love watermelon but sometimes it is just so much. To use some of the extra, before it goes bad,Continue reading “Watermelon Popsicle”

Homemade Tortilla Chips

We love chips and dip! In fact, dips can be a great way for kids to learn to like a variety of new foods. (Check out these nutritious and delicious dips) But corn tortilla chips are considered a “top choking hazard” for children under the age of 5! You know that feeling when a chipContinue reading “Homemade Tortilla Chips”

Mealtime Mantras for Parents and and Caregivers

Feeding kids is not an easy task.Sometimes we all need a little reminder that we are doing the best we can under our own individual circumstances! So the next time you are feeling overwhelmed, remember these 4 mantras for mealtimes. I am doing the best I can to serve my child balanced meals based offContinue reading “Mealtime Mantras for Parents and and Caregivers”

Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging

If you are anything like me, you love food but don’t always have time to cook everything from scratch. Which is completely okay! But also means we have to purchase pre-packaged foods. While it is okay to make convenience or snack foods as part of a balanced lifestyle, one of the keys is to REMOVEContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging”

Books for Kids about Food

How food is produced How did that get in my lunchbox? By Chris Butterworth Where does Broccoli Come From? by Arielle Lebovitz We are the Gardeners By Joanna Gaines and Kids It All Starts with a Seed by Usborne Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn From Seed to Pumpkin: Let’s Read and Find OutContinue reading “Books for Kids about Food”

Baked French Toast

Feeding a family can be tough! Make it easier on yourself by focusing on “one meal for everyone” and look for ways to modify what you are eating to serve to even the youngest of eaters (6m+ after meeting the signs of readiness) French toast can be made in batches & frozen for fast breakfastsContinue reading “Baked French Toast”