“Cause every meal should make Baby go ‘Mmmmmm..More Mummy!’…”
For centuries and all around the world, Moms have been ‘Spicing Up’ their baby’s foods! There is absolutely no evidence to suggest that bland baby foods are better. In India curry spices are commonly used in baby foods from a very early age. Thai families use coconut milk, lemongrass, tamarind and even chili to flavor their baby foods. Latino babies are given a wide array of tasty herbs and spices such as cumin, cilantro and even chili peppers! So why then can’t we make our baby’s first meal just as delicious as ours?!!? In 2008, the AAP released a report stating that there’s probably no reason to wait to introduce allergenic foods until your baby reaches a certain age. “There is no evidence that delaying their introduction prevents food allergies,” says Frank Greer(a pediatrician and former chairman of the AAP Committee on Nutrition.
Below is a great video on how to prepare, serve and/or store HOME-MADE babyfood:-
(Under construction! Original gourmet baby-food ideas coming soon!)