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The Wholesome Baby Food Guide: Over 150 Easy, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes from Purees to Solidsby Maggie Meade
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Simple Recipes for a Wholesome Start
Nothing compares with making your own baby food: Itandrsquo;s fresh and unprocessed, you choose what goes into it, and it is a delicious way to introduce your child to a world of flavors. In Real Baby Food, Jenna Helwig helps you fit this loving act into a busy dayandrsquo;s routine by making the process easy, fast, and flexible with 100 meals to begin a lifetime of healthy eatingandmdash;from the moment your baby takes her first bite of solid food through her toddler years when sheandrsquo;s happily ensconced in a booster seat at the family table.
Real Baby Food is your guide to these important first years of eating. Find the building blocks of starting your child on solid foods, how to recognize food allergies, and easy ways to cook in bulk. Recipes progress from single-ingredient purandeacute;es to multi-flavor blends like Salmon, Kale, and Sweet Potato Smash; then move on to finger foodsandmdash;Turkey Meatloaf Bites, Maple Graham Animalsandmdash;and finally toddler meals and snacks. Most can be made ahead and frozen, many are easily adapted for grown-up tastes, and all include full nutritional information.
Fresh, healthy, and easy recipes for babies and toddlers, organized by age (from 6 months through 3 years) and progressing from basic purees through finger foods to toddler meals, accompanied by color photos, full nutritional information, and information on food allergies, strategies for picky eaters, and other useful tidbits.
Everything a parent needs to prepare nourishing homemade food for babies and toddlers, starting with purees and progressing to full meals
Nothing is as goodandmdash;or as cost effectiveandmdash;as making your own baby food. Itandrsquo;s fresher and less processed, you know what goes in it, and you can customize ingredients to your childandrsquo;s preferences or health needs. In Theand#160;100% Wholesome Baby Food Cookbook, Parents magazine editor Jenna Helwig gives parents everything they need to cook for babies and toddlers from 6 months to 3 years in a way that makes the process easy, fast, and flexible, starting with simple purees and moving on to finger foods and toddler meals. Nutritional information accompanies every recipe, and tips address topics ranging from food allergies to defusing battles with picky eaters. This is an essential book to help parents pave the way for a lifetime of healthy eating.
Baby food doesn't need to be tasetless, processed and in a jar. It can be fresh, vibrant and delicious. In THE WHOLESOME BABY FOOD GUIDE, Maggie Meade will show you how easy it is to feed your baby homemade goodness.
Based on the top-rated baby food website, THE WHOLESOME BABY FOOD GUIDE is filled with carefully researched information on nutrition, allergies, myths, and the best practices for introducing foods to your little ones. With more than 150 recipes, as well as storage tips, and allergy alerts, Meade reviews the three major stages of a baby's learning to eat: 4-6 months, 6-8 months, and 8 months and up.
With courage, humor, and gentle motivation, this book will show parents that their baby's food doesn't have to come from a jar to be healthy and safe. In fact, the healthiest, safest, and tastiest (not to mention least expensive!) foods for babies are those cooked from real ingredients in the kitchen at home.
This book sets the stage for a child's lifelong love of healthy and wholesome foods. Move over Gerber-- parents are getting into the kitchen!
About the Author
Maggie Meade writes and edits the top-rated baby food website www.wholesomebabyfood.com. She is the mother of three sons who enjoyed fresh homemade baby food throughout their introduction to solid foods.
Table of Contents
First Tastes (6-8 months)
New Flavors (8-12 months)
Finger Foods (8 months and up)
Wake-Up Time (12 months and up)
The Lunch Bunch (12 months and up)
Super Snacks (12 months and up)
Family Dinner (12 months and up)
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