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Cooking for Baby: Wholesome, Homemade, Delicious Foods for 6 to 18 Monthsby Lisa Barnes
Synopses & Reviews
From celebrated childrenand#8217;s-food author Lisa Barnes, andlt;Iandgt;Cooking for Babyandlt;/Iandgt; is a fully illustrated, gorgeous, four-color book that takes parents through the basics of preparing nutritious, delicious (and easy!) meals for your child, from six to eighteen months.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Parents today know that one of the best ways to give a baby a great start in life is with wholesome, homemade foods. While ready-made baby food is a convenience that any new parent can appreciate, feeding everyday fresh foods is the best way to teach a child healthy eating habits and an appreciation for good food from the cradle onward.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The eighty recipes in andlt;Iandgt;Cooking for Babyandlt;/Iandgt; make preparing delicious meals for babies and toddlers a breeze, even for busy parents. The recipes are organized by age, showing how to introduce cereal grains and simple vegetable and fruit purees to your infant at six months, how to move on to chunkier foods by eight or nine months, and how to graduate to real meals for young toddlers of twelve to eighteen months to enjoy along with the entire family. When you see how easy it is, with a few smart tips on preparation and storage, youand#8217;ll never go back to the jars.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; With andlt;Iandgt;Cooking for Babyandlt;/Iandgt;, your youngster will enjoy a wide variety of fresh and interesting foods for a very happy and healthy beginning.
An ideal book for health-conscious moms and dads, "Cooking for Baby" makes wholesome meals easy to prepare, store, and serve. It features 80 fully illustrated recipes for making baby and toddler food that's healthy and delicious.
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.
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.
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.
About the Author
JENNA HELWIG is the food editor for Parents magazine, as well as a
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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