Why We Love Baby-Led Weaning

Why We Love Baby-Led Weaning

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When my little one was ready for solid foods I decided to use the baby-led weaning approach. In this method finger foods are introduced right from the start and purees are skipped altogether. It was a wonderful fit for my family and I believe it really helped our son establish healthy eating habits. 

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bone broth for babies

bone broth for babies

I’ve already written about the incredible benefits of consuming traditional bone broth during pregnancy, but this nutrient dense liquid is also amazing for babies! Unlike store bought broth or stock, which is cooked for only 45 minutes to 4 hours, bone broth is simmered for quite a long time. As the broth simmers, nutrients leach from the bones, leaving you with a wonderfully nourishing and flavorful liquid.

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I Heart Hemp Heart Pesto

I Heart Hemp Heart Pesto

I love using this to top spiralized zucchini pasta, with sautéed onion, mushrooms, and an extra sprinkle of hemp hearts. I also enjoy eating it with a spoon straight out of the bowl. It's that good. You might not think of pesto as a baby food, but this recipe is a nutrient dense way to introduce babies to leafy greens and add a more complex flavor to their foods. This pesto is also great to eat during pregnancy because the 3 cups of dark leafy’s that go into it are an excellent source of the important prenatal nutrient, folate. 

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