Mommy Made and Daddy Too! (Revised): Home Cooking for a Healthy Baby & Toddler

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 16, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 336 pages
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Everyone loves a home-cooked meal--even babies and toddlers!Experts agree that homemade baby food is the healthiest way to feed young children. By making their own baby food, parents can drastically reduce the sugar, salt, artificial colors, fillers, additives, and preservatives in their child's diet. And now making baby food from scratch has never been easier--with this practical, user-friendly cookbook by Martha and David Kimmel, founders of the phenomenally successful Mommy Made* line of baby and toddler food.

Updated for a special 10th anniversary edition, Mommy Made* is filled with 140 easy-to-make recipes that are perfect for introducing your baby to wholesome solid foods. These delicious, kid-tested dishes--which include finger foods, shakes and smoothies, snacks on the go, spoonable treats, and a variety of table dishes--were created with your baby's special nutritional needs in mind, and will help your child establish healthful eating habits that will last a lifetime.

Mommy Made* also includes:

Nutrition advice from birth to three years--incorporating guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics

A blueprint for when and how to get your baby started on solid food

Answers to parents' most frequently asked questions:from milk and protein needs to determining portion size, preventing "hunger strikes," and detecting food allergies

Tips on pureeing, straining, and mashing, as well as storage, thawing and reheating, and using the microwave

A handy nutrition glossary, food pyramid, and list of helpful websites

And much more!

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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I first borrowed this book from a friend for just making baby food, but has most of our all-time family favorite recipes! Read full review


INTRODUCTIONOnly the BestWill Do
CHAPTER ONEThe FirstSix Months
CHAPTER TWOFrom Four to Six MonthsThrough One YearGetting Started onSolid Food and AllergyDetection
CHAPTER THREEBabys First SupperConquering the Cupand Other HandsonFeeding Matters
CHAPTER FOURFrom One Year OnAll About Nutrition
CHAPTER FIVEWhen Baby Says NoFood and Nutrition inthe Real World
Noodles Dried Beans and Peas
Cereals and Breakfast Specials
Super Soups for Sipping and Supping
Snacks and Sandwiches
Puddings Gelatinsand OtherSpoonable Treats
Baked Goods
Shakes Smoothies and Thirst Quenchers

CHAPTER SIXPreparing Your Very Own Baby Food
Beef Lamb and Pork
Dressings and Toppings for Dipping Dunking and Spreading
Food for Special Situations
A Nutrition Glossary

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About the author (2009)

SUZANNE GOLDENSON is a Princeton-based food writer and restaurant critic, as well as the author of numerous books on food and wine.

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