Pureed carrots for babies

AS MARK BITTMAN ONCE SAID, “IT’S NOT THE BETA CAROTENE, IT’S THE CARROT”. There’s just something wonderful about this sweet, crunchy and super healthy food. Easy to cook, versatile and best of all, simply to puree for babies. As with most baby food purees, a “recipe” isn’t really in order. It’s more of an idea… 

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Beginner baby food: 5 first foods for babies

On the sidelines for quite a while, Estelle is eager to be part of the I-Eat-Food team.

HERE WE ARE AGAIN. I’m thrilled to say that Estelle is now officially an eater. A foodlet, I don’t know but she’s eating solid food and that’s good enough for me. We started her on the classic “beginner” foods and once she got the hang of it her reaction went from eyes-closed shuddering to an… 

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How to cook millet

IT’S NOT JUST FOR BIRDS, but that’s probably where you’ve heard of millet. As birdseed. Unless you were in the Peace Corps like my friend Molly who said, “Oh. That was a staple for people in Niger when I was there.”  It makes sense though, because millet is easy to grow in places with extreme… 

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Side dish or pureed baby food: roasted squash with maple glaze

Winter squash, Foodlets.com

HERE’S WHAT I do. Cut up any winter squash, slather with olive oil, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Then bake at 375 for about 35 minutes, depending on how big the chunks are. Puree for instant baby food or add to salads, soups or rice dishes. Either way it’s a tasty burst of vitamins A… 

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