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There are lots of wonderful things about butternut squash! It’s extremely good for baby. It’s versatile. It’s easy to puree. And most babies love it! But if there’s one thing about butternut squash many of us struggle with, it’s the preparation! Butternut squash is notoriously difficult to cut and peel. It’s almost rock hard when...

Yesterday, we received a message from Sandra, in Canada. She asked us… “I’ve started to make my own baby food but my daughter gags and cries! She liked my apple sauce but that is it! She is seven months old and loves all commercial brand veggies. How can I switch her to homemade?“ Here’s our reply – I hope you find this useful...

Sometimes you may need to freeze baked meals – like lasagna – for your baby… particularly if you like to cook in bulk ahead of time. But if you’re short of baking dishes, then it can limit how many meals you can freeze in one go. So here’s a tip to free-up your baking dishes AND a little freezer space at the same time! Before you start...

Megan from Cornwall in the UK asked us I just bought some fresh pears for my daughter, Casey, and they are really ripe and juicy. Is it absolutely necessary to cook them for her, or can babies eat pears raw? The reason you’re often told to cook fruits for your baby is that the cooking process both softens the fruit and breaks down its cell structure, making...

Adding fresh herbs to your baby’s food is a great way to add flavour WITHOUT adding salt. Depending on where you are in the world, however, certain fresh herbs may not be available to you all year round. OR – you may have bought more of a particular herb than you can use for the recipe you’re making and need a way to prolong its life! So it’s...