When it comes to food, I think homemade is best. From scratch and delicious is the way to go. Homemade baby food is no different. Looking back, it all went by so fast. Too fast, really. I thought I’d be mashing her banana forever. Now, I am honored to pluck it off of the much too high for her counter top. Much too high but, only for now.
She is almost 20 months now and though baby food is an almost forgotten term ’round these parts, I am glad I had made the decision to make our own. Now that she’s grown enough to make some of the (limited) food decisions herself, I am tickled to see some of them making her reach for a zucchini stick, cucumber slice, or broccoli florets. Even the occasional carrot and spinach leaf manage to find themselves on the baby approved list.
She’s a great eater. And, in a mothers world, a good eater is priceless! And though we still have food all over the floor, walls, and yes, ceilings, I know I am blessed. Can I get an amen?
I strongly believe that making our own homemade baby food had a lot to do with how open she is to so many options and is even a little adventurous with the food she tries. So, we may struggle with sleep, but eating? That’s our forte, baby! Here is the account of our homemade baby food adventure. It started from Day 1: Solids-101. [Read more…]