Even if you don’t have a baby, doesn’t this photo inspire you to make baby food?! I can’t stop looking at it. Why would you buy Gerber when you could take three hours out of your life and make a month’s worth of baby food that looks like this? WOW! Click on over here to see how you can do it.
But. Did you know there was a *but* coming? After several months of gastronomical exploration via spoon, Wren refuses to eat from a spoon anymore. She will only feed herself with her amazing pincer grasp. I gotta hand it to her (no pun intended here). She is really good with her hands and if I were her, I probably wouldn’t want to eat mushy stuff from a spoon either. So the world of “baby food” is a distant past now. Sigh. But it might come back when she masters eating from her OWN spoon. I give her a couple more months on that.
If you do plan to buy commercially produced baby food, I recommend Sprout. It’s organic and yummy. Yes, I tried it! Wren enjoyed it when she was an agreeable spoon-fed baby. If you live in northern Michigan, you can now get it at Meijer and Tom’s Market. It’s pricier, duh, but look at the packaging design. Love!
Last night we were transported to an exotic place via this yummy salmon dish that my sister-in-law wrote about on her blog. Honeybells, salmon, fennel, oh my! As it turns out, Wren loves salmon. That’s my girl!
Any fun baby food stories to share, dear readers? Do you make your own food? Do YOU like eating baby food? I’ve discovered that some of the purees are great added to cookies or cakes for a healthier fat substitute. Or added to plain yogurt. Maybe that’s what I’ll do with all the baby food cubes in our freezer…
Spaghetti with tomato sauce is great finger food – at least makes for good photos …. I’ll have to find those of you in your high chair with spaghetti all over your face and head, grinning from ear to ear. M&Ms make good finger food, too ….. not recommended though.
It would be fun to see a baby picture of myself, but I think it would only confirm that Wren doesn’t look like me… She has had pasta with tomato sauce and meat chunks and loved it! M&Ms, now that’s an idea…
I make soup frequently. Last week it was split pea with ham. I blended the leftovers and Oliver loved it. He is also a fan of roasted sweet potatoes and butternut squash with pepper and grape nuts that he finds on the floor from our 2 1/2 year old.
We are also fans of Sprout. I wish they had a wider variety though.
Wren is not crazy for peas, but adding the ham might do the trick like bacon always does for me. Yummy!