Nutrition

A Breastfeeding Mom’s Guide for Returning to Work

If you are a parent, chances are you have heard more opinions and tips than you ever thought possible. For every question or concern you have, everyone has a different solution or wants to share what their brother or cousin or best friend did. It is only funny because it is totally true! And preparing … Continue reading “A Breastfeeding Mom’s Guide for Returning to Work”

15 Really Cool Breastfeeding Facts You May Not Know

How to feed your baby is one of the most important decisions you will make. Breastfeeding is amazing in so many ways, and benefits both mom and baby. You may have already decided to breastfeed, or still, be thinking about it. No matter where you are in your journey, here are 15 Really Cool Breastfeeding … Continue reading “15 Really Cool Breastfeeding Facts You May Not Know”

What you need to know about Prenatal Nutrition

As soon as you find out that you are pregnant, there are a lot of things that go through your mind. Will you have a boy or a girl, who will the baby look like, what will this do to your body? What’s most important is proper Prenatal Nutrition. Making sure that you are taking … Continue reading “What you need to know about Prenatal Nutrition”

Is My Baby Ready For Solid Foods?

“My baby is starting to show an interest in what I’m eating. What should I do now?”   Our IBCLC Dominique is here with some tips for introducing solids! Is my baby ready for solids?   Before introducing solids, it is important that your baby is developmentally ready. These signs usually show up around six … Continue reading “Is My Baby Ready For Solid Foods?”

Cauliflower Zucchini Puree

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables in the world! Steam it, bake it, broil it, boil it, blend it, mash it, or eat it raw! The possibilities are endless! Best of all it has barely any flavor except a slightly sweet mild earthiness. Blended with a tiny amount of broth and this puree … Continue reading “Cauliflower Zucchini Puree”

Orange Carrot Puree

Orange carrot juice is one of the most pleasant yet unexpected combinations! Somehow they just work together in spite of how different they seem. They don’t just taste good together, though, they pack a huge nutritional punch when paired! The vitamin C and beta carotene alone is worth a swig or two. My only reservation … Continue reading “Orange Carrot Puree”

Baby Pear Cantaloupe Puree

I found these adorable tiny pears at my local grocery store and just couldn’t help myself! They are the cutest thing I have seen since the tiny apples started showing up! These tiny pears are a little denser than the larger variety, so they hold this delicate puree together very well. Ever so, regular pears … Continue reading “Baby Pear Cantaloupe Puree”

Papaya Berry Blend

Strawberries are in season here in sunny south Florida! We went out and picked our own last week and they were perfect! What better fruit to have on hand when Kiinde introduced me to the new sip straw adaptor? This straw adaptor is the best… I tried to squeeze the pouch and get the liquids … Continue reading “Papaya Berry Blend”

Sweet Parsnips

Parsnips are one of the most underused vegetables in American kitchens! Parsnips are high in fiber, antioxidants, B-6, phosphorus, vitamin C.. I could go on like this forever.. they are a nutritional powerhouse! If you haven’t introduced them to baby yet, now is the time. This simple and easy recipe has a sweetness and a … Continue reading “Sweet Parsnips”

Banana Nut Oatmeal

I know what you are going to say… you can’t give babies nuts… but that is a debatable statement. Doctors now are saying, if you have no familiar signs that point to potential nut allergies, you can consider feeding baby nuts earlier than the one year mark. If you are considering feeding a baby under … Continue reading “Banana Nut Oatmeal”