Baby Led Weaning Ideas

By Jenna. Have you heard of Baby Led Weaning? It’s sort of a silly name only because it implies that you are weaning your baby — which in this case I definitely am not. Nursing is still Lolly’s #1 source of nutrition, but I’ve loved the experience so much of skipping baby food puree and going straight to food! The concept behind this all makes total sense to me as you simply give the baby manageable size and texture of food in it’s real form so that it develops their fine motor skills as well as gives them a true sense … Read more

egg-free cupcakes!

So happy to have Amy of Yummy Toddler Food back today with an egg-free cupcake recipe! Amy’s recipes are always a hit and we’re so happy for her and her new cookbook release! 35 of her best recipes of the year into a giftable cookbook that’s perfect to share with other mamas of little ones. Check it out right here and enter “HAPPY” for $5 off! Welcome back, Amy! “A few of our little friends can’t eat eggs, so whenever we’re having a gathering with friends, I try to include a dessert that everyone can eat. These Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese … Read more

best banana bread

Best Banana Bread

So happy to have Valerie and Brittany back from Little Sous Chef sharing their best banana bread recipe! We love making this with our kids, there’s so many steps they can do with you – mashing bananas, mixing and more! Check it out:   Our Favorite Banana Bread 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 heaping cups mashed bananas (about 5-6 bananas) ½ cup milk 2 teaspoons lemon juice 4 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) cinnamon sugar Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. … Read more

fall trail mix

Fall Trail Mix recipe

Fall is here and were are in full-blown seasonal eating mode. Pumpkin, nutmeg, soups and ciders, we’ll take it all! You all already know that our favorite salty sweet treats are Angie’s Boom Chicka Pop popcorn (caramel and cheddar!!), but for this recipe we wanted to give another favorite, Kettle Corn, a Autumnal twist! Here’s how you’ll do it:Like any good trail mix there is a nice balance of flavors, textures, and color. We took Angie’s Boomchikapop Kettle Corn as the base. Angie’s was the first brand we could find on the shelves that used Non-GMO corn, they are the leaders … Read more

chocolate turtle cookies

Chocolate Turtle Cookies

Welcome to Brittany and Valerie, food bloggers over at Little Sous Chef! Today they’ve brought this delicious choclately cookie that you can whip up in no time! Cooking them up in your waffle iron means you get a sweet treat in a fraction of the time of a typical cookie, and when the craving strikes, quick is key! Chocolate Turtle Cookies 2 Tablespoons butter, melted ⅓ cup cocoa ⅓ cup butter, melted 2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla ¾ cup sugar 1 cup flour Directions: 1. Heat waffle iron to medium. 2. Whisk together 2 Tablespoons melted butter and cocoa. 3. … Read more