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Recipes, Toddler Approved!

I hear alot of Mommas lament their woes over getting a baby or toddler to eat vegetables.  Start them early on vegetables and introduce them at every meal, yes even breakfast, and their little worlds will open like a flower to all the possibilities

Close-up image showing the fluffy, chewy inside of a gluten free cookie with a single bite taken Big Momma’s Gluten Free Lactation Cookies - The original recipe for these cookies was crafted by my grandmother.  Filled with love and all the old remedies, the cookie produced was as chewy as it was filling.  She … Continue Reading Big Momma’s Gluten Free Lactation Cookies
Zucchini Feta Fritters - Summer is rapidly arriving and so are all of the summer squashes.  Versatile in both savory and sweet dishes, the zucchini adds a world of possibilities.  We participate in a … Continue Reading Zucchini Feta Fritters
Image shows a bowl with seasoned browned tater tots, black beans, corn, sauteed red bell pepper, roasted poblano peppers, sauteed green bell peppers and onions, steamed broccoli and carrots. The vegetables are layered with the seasoned tots and cheese, melted across the top and in the center. The food is topped with guacamole. Southwestern Chipotle Ore-Ida Totchos - I have a passion for the potato.  It’s more than a passion really, it is an addiction.  Potatoes in any form will make me cave in on any diet plan. … Continue Reading Southwestern Chipotle Ore-Ida Totchos
Chocolate Cranberry Oat Bran Muffins (Vegan) - Oat bran has a bad reputation in the healthy food circles for being flavorless and a bit on the tree bark scale for taste.  The girls and I are suffering … Continue Reading Chocolate Cranberry Oat Bran Muffins (Vegan)
Chia Seed Pudding - Yogurt is a favorite food of mine.  I love that what I am eating is alive, literally.  A good yogurt will contain at least 100 billion live cultures and may … Continue Reading Chia Seed Pudding
Spinach Pesto Pasta - Toddlers love pasta, it is a go to food for so many of us after a long morning, a worse afternoon, and a quick and easy dinner.  The spinach pesto … Continue Reading Spinach Pesto Pasta
Chicken, Chickpeas, and Spinach - This dish always starts out as a filling for samosas but never quite makes it that far.  I have little hands and those of my teen, swiping bits of chicken … Continue Reading Chicken, Chickpeas, and Spinach
Spiced Grains with Alaskan Cod - I really like to experiment in the kitchen and love it even more when my kids gobble up all the food.  Paella is a favorite here but I never have … Continue Reading Spiced Grains with Alaskan Cod
Zucchini, Kale, and Corn - Quick sides that are nutritious and tasty are often hard to come by. Tasty doesn’t mean it has to be loaded with fat or in a cream sauce.  A simple … Continue Reading Zucchini, Kale, and Corn
Chocolate Bloomies: Chocolate+Zucchini=Delicious! - Recipe by Yaffi Lvova of Baby Bloom Nutrition The decadence of chocolate meets the potassium enriched butternut squash, acorn squash, and sweet potato.  Balanced with the main ingredient, zucchini, and … Continue Reading Chocolate Bloomies: Chocolate+Zucchini=Delicious!
Image of a fritatta with the potatoes, flecks of red pepper, green peppers, and onions Frittata, Toddler Approved! - Many struggle to get a balanced meal into your toddlers.  They see something new and run as fast as their fat little legs can carry them.  Combining the beauty of … Continue Reading Frittata, Toddler Approved!
Yaffi’s Absolutely Awesome Carrot Muffins - Part of my Momma circle includes alot of truly brilliant women.  Among them is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and wonderful mother of twin boys.  Specializing in prenatal, breastfeeding, and toddler … Continue Reading Yaffi’s Absolutely Awesome Carrot Muffins
Ginger Ricotta Pancakes with Coconut - My favorite part of teething is that now they have teeth.  Those molars may not be my favorite when breastfeeding but the ability to open their big eyes to new … Continue Reading Ginger Ricotta Pancakes with Coconut
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