Since Gerber first started jarring strained peas in 1928, baby food has become a billion-dollar industry.
Stroll today's grocery aisle and you'll see organic labels, kosher guarantees, exotic mixes (how about some mango and kiwi with that applesauce?), and supplements that promise to boost your baby's brain.
All that innovation adds up. Check your grocery receipt, and you'll see why. The price of one jar of applesauce can outweigh one... Read More
If you're holding on to any of your food aversions from the days when you hung Tiger Beat posters on your wall, it's time to let go of your fears and give those hated foods another try. After all, a finicky eater at 4 is pretty typical but a picky eater at 40 comes off as a bit... high-maintenance .
As we age, our palates mature and become less sensitive and many of the foods that seemed so icky when we were young become far... Read More
Sneaking fruits and vegetables into other types of food can be an easy and rewarding process. If you are sick of arguing over one helping of peas at dinner just do what the savvy moms do, sneak it into other dishes! Read on for healthy recipes that benefit from a few extra veggies.
Live Chocolate Mousse
(Adapted from Reinfeld, Mark and Jennifer... Read More
Is your child super-picky? It's sometimes tough to know whether cautious eaters, as I like to call them, are getting proper nutrition. Here are a few strategies that have worked for getting my toddler to eat her fruits and vegetables. Every kid is different, but some of these tips might just work for you, too.
1. Bake fruits or vegetables into quick bread or muffins. My daughter's favorite are apple-banana muffins.
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