DIY Pumpkin Puree – Easy, seasonal, BPA free, and less expensive than canned

DIY Pumpkin Winter Squash Puree that is Thick

Pumpkin puree is used in breads, muffins, pies, and even pumpkin smoothies at this time of year.  It can come from a can, but then you have the question about where your pumpkin actually came from as well as what’s in the packaging.  When you opt for organic squash in a BPA free can, the […]

Meal Plan – October 2014 – Grain Free Meal Plans Free Printable

Grain Free Meal Plan - one week printable - oct seasonal menu

  I know how important meal planning can be for families, it can make or break both a special diet and a limited budget (and who has an unlimited budget?!).  I wanted to share a sample menu plan for you, so you can get started on the right track this week!  Print it out, and […]

How to Bake a Whole Squash – No Peeling, No scraping out seeds

Easy winter squash bake for baby - the seeds are way easier to scoop AFTER baking - awesome

Food for the first year is for fun, exploration, and a little bit of nutrition. For the first year, babies are getting the bulk of their nutrition from breast milk.  Some babies may LOVE to be included with real food in the family meals, and some may not care to ingest food at all, favoring […]