Baby Food, meals, and More
OK, not really.. More.. But Baby food- Some of you would like me to post more about healthy baby food. Here is the problem, I don't have any babies! I can't even remember feeding the ones I did have. Really, I have very short term memory. But there are plenty of awesome people right in the throws of babyhood. You can start with Traci. She even taught a class in Utah County this week about making baby food. Her Baby food Puree is here. And what you can freeze, here. And because no post is complete without a photo.. Here is my favorite baby! The kid just won't keep his tongue in his mouth. It's so stinking cute!
Next- This week's menu. I'm so glad many of you come to this blog for the meal plans. Although It's hard for me to stick to a menu, it drastically reduces the tendency to "pick something up", or make a box of mac and cheese. Unfortunately for my kids, when I don't plan something, I DON'T settle for take out or mac and cheese, instead I make nothing, and they eat cereal. Poor, poor kids :(
|Monday||Apple cinnamon Oatmeal||English muffin pizza with chicken||Banana Yogurt Pops||Mini chicken pot pies (veggies inside)|
|Tuesday||Scrambled eggs and bananas||Mexican Quesadillas||Protein Energy Bars||Mini hamburgers with sweet potato fries|
|Wednesday||Cereal Parfaits||"Face sandwiches" English muffin- Nut (peanut butter) apples and raisins)||Fig Energy Bars||Vegetable Stromboli with fruit salad|
|Thursday||Green Smoothie||Chicken/ Corn/ Black beans * See below||Nutty Health Bar||Quinoa Chili! Looks really good!|
|Friday||Cinnamon Raisin French Toast with sliced apples||Veggie wrap with light cream cheese, Whole wheat tortilla and vegetables||Baked Sweet Potato Chips||Layered Greek Pasta Bake|
All the snacks this week I got from this downloadable PDF on healthy kids snacks (it really is free). You can click, but if they turn out, I'll post them this coming week.
Chicken/ Corn/ Blackbeans- This was so easy, and I could probably eat the whole bowl myself. I don't know how my kids will take to it. But it was a great lunch for me.
- 1/2 cup fat free mayo
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- dash of cumin
- splash of lime juice
- can of black beans
- can of corn
- can of shredded chicken
Have a great weekend!! We start soccer today- HOPE ITS WARM!
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