Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Pumpkin Pasta

This was a hit with Baby C…and with Daddy R and with me!2 brown onions sliced1 butternut squash cut into pieces that are easy for your baby to pick uprosemary500g whatever shape pasta is easiest for your baby to pick up – Baby C seems to cope well with spiralsmascarpone cheeseparmesan cheeseSaute the onions until they are softAdd the butternut squash and rosemary and continue to cook until the squash is softMeanwhile cook pasta to desired amount of donenessAdd drained pasta to squash and onionsAdd read more

Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Sugar Free Apple, Banana and Carrot Muffins

Baby C gobbled these up at breakfast this morning!1 egg (or 2 egg yolks if you are steering clear of egg whites)1/2 cup oil1 apple, peeled cored and grated1 carrot, grated1 cup self raising flour1/2 cup some sort of iron enriched baby porridge1 teaspoon cinnamon1 mashed banana2 tablespoons whole milk (or breast milk)Whisk egg and oilMix flour, porridge and cinnamonAdd apple and carrot to dry ingredients and stirMash up bananaAdd milk to banana mashAdd milky banana mixture and oil mixture to the read more

Adventures in Baby Food

Now that Baby C has reached the six month mark we have been experimenting a bit more with baby food. Prior to six months we pretty much exclusively did rice cereal mixed with plain fruit or vegetable purees.  But now we have been adding things like spices, cheese, rice and chicken to the mix.  I have been pureeing fruits and adding them to baby porridge for breakfast.  And I have been trying to get Baby C’s dinner to mimic ours…or at least to incorporate the same ingredients as ours. read more