If there’s one thing that has made feeding my family easier since I’ve become a mom, it’s my high-speed blender!
For the first year of my daughter’s life, I used my 6+ years old standard blender and was consistently frustrated with it. I finally got a Blendtec for my birthday a year later and it opened my eyes to all the simple recipes I could have been making with it all along.
When I first heard that this month’s Recipe ReDux theme was about reducing food waste, of course my first thought was, “Hmm, now what can I make with all the scraps of food my toddler doesn’t eat…?”
Food my kid is served but doesn’t eat is by far the biggest source of food waste in my house right now,
About a year after my daughter was born, we took a family vacation to the beach. I LOVE the beach and was so excited about the vacation itself, but I was NOT excited about wearing a swimsuit for the first time since her birth. I’d had a much harder time losing my pregnancy weight than I ever thought I would and I found that a black one-piece swimsuit was the only thing I was remotely comfortable in (how “mom”
You won’t find many recipes for baby purees here at The Baby Steps Dietitian. Any recipe I have for baby or toddler food, like my DIY Strawberry Yogurt or Banana Oat Blender Muffins, is something adults could enjoy, too. I just don’t believe in taking the extra time to cook for individual members of my family when one recipe could suit us all.
What does feeding children have to do with toys?
I recently shared an exercise I developed for parents who are newly introducing solid foods to their babies with Fit Pregnancy and Baby and I wanted to elaborate on it more here.
Back when we were first starting solids,
Need dinner on the table in 10 minutes?
Confession: I almost didn’t post this recipe! At first I thought it was just too simple…hardly a recipe at all, really. But then I realized that because I am all about simple recipes, and because my family legitimately eats this meal every single week,
I am not planning to only feature foods my daughter is currently obsessed with in this series, but it makes for an inspiring start. And boy, does she love beets!
She loves beets so much that on more than one occasion she has had a full toddler meltdown because she wanted beets but I had decided to serve her something else.