We all know and love the crock pot for its magical powers to make comfort food for the whole family. But have you ever thought of using it to make homemade baby food?
These tasty baby food recipes freeze great and are so simple they almost cook themselves! With just a few minutes of prep, healthy meals can be ready for baby in time for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Here are 5 crock pot baby food recipes to get you started. And don't forget to enter our Comfort Food Slow Cooker Give-away (give-away ends December 5th).
Tell us...What are your favorite slow cooker baby food recipes?
While it's still technically fall, it feels like winter in much of the country. And when it's cold outside, we crave comfort foods that cook low and slow in the slow cooker all day. The slow cooker really is a parent's best friend—it does all the work while you're at the office or running errands. Our slow cooker lives on our counter top throughout the fall and winter.
In addition to the convenience, the versitility of a slow cooker makes it a great tool for Real Food baby and toddler meals. You may already know about one of our favorite crock pot recipes—Pear Applesauce . But what about Herbed Pumpkin and Rice, or Spiced Carrots and Raisins? Or cook up a batch of Beef Stew for the whole family (you can puree baby's portion if needed). Check out our Pinterest board for more great slow cooker recipe ideas.
In the spirit of the holidays and these slow cooker recipes making us feel all warm and fuzzy inside, we're hosting a giveaway, complete with everything you need to make slow cooker meals for the whole family.
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Arianny from Baby Prep Sundays stopped by this week to share tips for starting solids.
Hey moms and dads! So you are in your kitchen ready to prepare some food for your baby? If so, are you truly prepared? Do you know what you will make? Do you have something to puree it with? Where will you store it? These are all answers you will need before you get into the kitchen. But don't worry, here are some guidelines to help you:
Even though in parts of the country it still feels like summer, we are getting into the fall spirit. If Costco already has Christmas decorations out, we can at least start thinking pumpkin patches, apple picking and comforting fall recipes, right?
One of the best things about the changing seasons is that it means our farmers market will be stocked with all sorts of new, in-season produce.
Having kids shouldn't mean you have to stop going out to eat. Taking the kids out to eat at a young age teaches them manners and responsibility and exposes them to new flavors and textures. Plus it gives you a break in the kitchen. Below are our top 5 tips for a successful dining out experience with kids.