Baby Food – Pear Berry

1 pear, peeled and cut into about 4 pieces About 10 blueberries, fresh or frozen About 5 raspberries, fresh or frozen Add all the fruit into your baby food processor or blender and puree until smooth.  Pears will get very thin so don’t over process.  For younger babies, you can strain out the seeds from […]

Baby Food – Apple and Banana Oatmeal

2 TB gluten free organic oats (or regular oats if you’re not GF) ½ cup water 1 to 2 organic apples peeled and finely chopped (green Granny Smith apples are best) 1 organic banana, mashed 1 TB organic raisins (green are best) Organic ground flax seeds (optional) Put the oats, water, apples, and banana in […]

Baby Food – Baby’s First Vegetables

2 TB olive oil 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1 white, or 2 red potatoes, peeled and chopped (red are better) 2 TB peas, fresh or frozen 4 TB of corn kernels, fresh or frozen ½ cup of water or homemade chicken broth (or Pacific brand) Place the olive oil in a saucepan and […]

Baby Food – Green Bean, Potato, and Kale Puree

¼ lb of organic green beans 1 large russet potato, peeled and cubed 4 large kale leaves, stems removed and chopped 1 cup chicken stock (homemade or Pacific brand) 1 TB olive oil In a saucepan, combine beans, potato, kale, and chicken stock.  Bring to a boil over medium heat.  Reduce heat and cook uncovered […]

Spanish Rice

2 TB olive oil 1 onion, chopped fine 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups white rice (I use Uncle Ben’s 5-Minute Rice) 3 cups chicken stock (I use Pacific brand or homemade) 1 heaping TB of tomato paste Pinch of oregano 1 tsp salt (I use Redmond’s Real Sea Salt) In a large saucepan, start […]

Chicken Fajita Seasoning

3 TB cornstarch (I use organic b/c of GMO’s) 2 TB chili powder 1 TB salt 1 TB paprika 1 TB sugar 1-1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. cumin Combine all of the ingredients and store in an air tight container […]

Fruit & Nut Cereal Bars

1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup peanut butter (JIF or 365 brand)1/3 cup brown sugar (Domino’s Light Brown Sugar or organic)3 cups rice krispies cereal (I use Barbara’s or Erewon cereal)¼ cup raisins ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup dried cherries 1/8 cup almonds or peanuts (optional – I cut the almonds in half) 2 TB sunflower […]

French Toast – Feingold Stage 1

4 eggs (We use organic cage free but any are fine) 2 TB brown sugar (Domino’s Light Brown or organic) ¾ cup milk (We use Pacific Rice Milk or Horizon Organic milk) 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla (I use organic or homemade to avoid corn syrup) Dash salt (I use Redmond’s Real Sea Salt) […]

Salsa – Chili’s

This is a mock Chili’s restaurant salsa recipe.  It does taste very similar.  We love it.  It is a little spicy, just like Chili’s.  If you want it less spicy, use just 1 TB of jalapenos instead of 1 TB plus 1 tsp.  14 ½ oz can of tomatoes and green chilies 14 ½ oz […]