Tag Archives: 6+ months

Thyme Spiced Turkey and Sweet Pea Purée

Move over broth and veggies…it’s time for proteins! My daughter has had her fill of broth and mixed veggies with Parmesan and extra-virgin olive oil (Find the recipe HERE) so after two weeks of the same ole’ fare I decided it was time to introduce some other flavours into the mix.  Once again, there was …

Sweet Potato Apple Mash

This yummy sweet potato apple mash is guaranteed to become one of baby’s favourite first foods. The combination of creamy sweet potato with the hint of earthy pumpkin pie spice makes for a delicate-tasting, nutrient dense puree to offer baby from 6+ months. The addition of raw, grated apple adds a burst of freshness to …

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

This baby-friendly carrot cake oatmeal is literally, carrot cake in a bowl! It boasts the same traditional flavours and textures as traditional carrot cake-sweet, crunchy carrots, chewy raisins, and a creamy consistency with a hint of spice-as well as fiber-rich oats, omega 3-rich flax, which makes it without a doubt healthier than the traditional dessert. …

Gluten-Free Apple Pie Oatmeal

For those days when you’re craving a nice warm piece of apple pie (but don’t have any desire to put the effort into making one) why not whip up a fresh batch of warm apple pie oatmeal? I’ve never been a huge oatmeal fan but since I’ve started making it for my son I’ve found …

Orange-Infused Apple Carrot Purée

I’m not much of a juice fan (which means my son isn’t either!) but whenever we are in Italy I always seem to crave it, maybe because EVERYTHING seems to taste better there! One of my favourite juice flavours is “Ace”, which is a surprisingly delicious blend of orange, lemon, and carrots. Yesterday, (with the …

Cuban-Inspired Beef Pate

This recipe is a perfect example on how to incorporate baby-food preparation based on what the family is eating.  Here’s what my husband and I had for dinner the other night… For some reason or another I was inspired to prepare a baby-friendly version using all the same ingredients (except for salt and pepper).  The …

Creamy Provençal Chicken

Bring the flavours of the south of France into your baby’s meals with this creamy provençal chicken dish, made with fresh organic chicken breasts, creamy cheese, and aromatic herbs de Provence. When my son started solids we were visiting family in Italy. It was then that I decided to embrace the Mediterranean diet for babies. …

Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

This creamy cauliflower sauce is a skinny version of the traditional recipe, minus the fat and calories. All you need are 5 ingredients and about 15 minutes to prepare this delicious vegetarian pasta condiment. Once upon a time, I used to eat alfredo sauce. Nowadays, that creamy sauce is only but a memory sketched in my …

Chorizo Zucchini Saffron Frittata

I’m going to go out on a limb here and call myself the “Queen of Frittatas!” I mean, I think I have the right after making them ALL these years, not always successfully, and FINALLY perfecting the recipe…thanks to my mother-in-law’s “secret” trick.  Find out what it is HERE. In my opinion, when you go …