On Fridays we’ll direct you over to Colleen’s blog, Keeping Her Cool, for a little food for thought and Friday fun. Today’s post brings you her personal memoir of the homemade baby food experiment.
At Welcome Baby Care, we do love that homemade baby food and for our client Christmas gifts we even wrapped up little cellophane bags of homemade baby cookies (by yours truly). Babies (and maybe the parents?) loved them. Get the recipe for “Oat & Naner Drops” teething biscuits here.
Making your own baby food is easier than you think and a great way to save a little on your grocery bill, while giving your babe the freshest food possible. If you’ve got a blender, food processor, or even a home grinder like my own sweet mum used, you can experiment sharing your dinner with junior.
If you’d like some tips and ideas for baby food recipes, these are a few of our favorite resources:
And if you want to kick it old-style, go with the tried and true Feed Me! I’m Yours by Vicki Lansky (now updated)–this is a WBC must-have!
Comment below for your fellow parents! What big-people foods have you successfully converted to baby food?
Here’s wishing you a great weekend–join us Monday when we discuss: What’s a Postpartum Doula?