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Homemade Baby Food: Butternut Squash Puree


Even here in Southern California, fall is in the air.  I love this season.  After moving here a few months ago from the Midwest, I was concerned I would miss out on the crisp air, apple harvest, football and other fall favorites.  But, today I had my fill as my new friends and I made […]

Homemade Baby Food: Sweet Potato Puree


Sweet potato puree was Judah’s first vegetable, and as most babies, he loves it.  I’ll either serve him the sweet potato alone, or mix it with chicken, peas, broccoli or rice.  When I introduced broccoli, it was too strong of a taste for him so I mixed it with the sweet potato and he was […]

Homemade Baby Food: Cinnamon Applesauce


My husband surprised me last week for my 30th birthday.  He sent me back to Chicago to spend the weekend with my girlfriends.  I didn’t know about it until the day before my flight!  Little did I know, my girls back home had been planning this with him since before we even moved.  Love it! […]

Homemade Baby Food: Mom’s Favorite Purees


Apples, butternut squash and sweet potatoes are my favorite purees.  Why?  Because I think they are the easiest to prepare, besides the avocado and banana previously posted.  For the butternut squash and sweet potatoes, I just roast them for about an hour in the oven then scoop out the flesh and mash with a hand […]

Homemade Baby Food: Judah’s First Tastes (Avocado & Banana)


After feeding Judah store bought oatmeal and rice cereal, I started him on homemade baby food that did not need to be cooked.  Bananas are the most popular fruit to start with your baby, as they are high in nutrition and super easy to prepare.  Wait for it to ripen, then peel and mash!  You […]