Baby Omelet Sticks

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Now the Grace is older she LOVES to feed herself and of course be able to throw her food EVERYWHERE! I try to prepare most of her food on the weekend and freeze it or have her eat what we are eating but that does not always work. I prefer spicy food and we have a lot of salads for dinner that are not always baby friendly. This is my go to QUICK meal – and it is delicious!

Best of all both eggs and quinoa are great sources of protein and you can include lots of vegetables for your little one.

What you need:

– 3 egg yolks or 2 whole eggs

– 1 Tablespoon milk or water

– 1/4 cup Quinoa

– 1/4 cup frozen broccoli – defrosted and finely chopped (you can use any fresh vegetable too, but I always have frozen broccoli  on hand so it make this recipe very easy)

What to do:

1. Whisk eggs and milk/water in a bowel until mixed

2. Pour egg in a 9 inch skillet pan so a thin layer covers the bottom of the entire pan

3. Sprinkle quinoa and broccoli in to the egg mixture

4. When the egg is cooked on the bottom flip the entire thing over to cook the other side (since it is so thin it only takes about 1 minute on each side)

5. Cut into strips and serve (you can also top with some shredded cheese and serve with fruit to include all food groups)

Plate: Boon Plate Edgeless Nonskid Plate

Highchair: Fisher-Price SpaceSaver High Chair – Tan Lattice

Bib (I am not using but should have been): BABYBJORN Soft Bib – These are the best to catch all the food she drops

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Homemade Applesauce

I make this recipe EVERY Sunday night. Not only because Grace loves it, but it seems like whoever ends up feeding her loves it as well. I cook the apples with the skin on to give the applesauce a nice pink color and I find it easier to scoop the inside of the apple out than peeling all the apples ahead of time.

What you need:

– 2 pounds of Organic Gala apples – I use this Gala because it makes the applesauce the perfect sweetness without needs added sugar or juice like other recipes.

Side note:Try organic if possible since apples are number 1 on the ‘dirty dozen’ list –      which just means they contain the most amount of pesticides out of all the tested            fruits and vegetables. See this website for more information on this.

– 3/4 teaspoon of cinnamon

– Steam pot – I LOVE this one

Beaba Babycook , Food processor, Blender – Something to puree the apples or a fork if you prefer a chunkier consistency

Steps:

1. Cut the apple in to fourths around the core

2. Place apples into steam basket and cook for about 15 minutes (until the apples are soft and you can stick a fork into them easily)

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3. Let cool – once cool scoop the inside of the apple out of the skins and place into food processor, blender or I use my Beaba Babycook

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4. Add the cinnamon, blend and ENJOY – if you want chunkier applesauce just mash with a fork instead to the desired consistency.

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I portion out 4 containers that I will use in the next day or two (depending on who is all eating it) and then I scoop the rest into a Beaba Multiportion Freezer Tray

Applesauce is great to add to oatmeal, yogurt, meat purees and can be add instead of oil to baked goods for you or baby – it’s always great to have on hand.