8+ Months: Cornmeal and Zucchini Pancakes

Serve these wholesome pancakes with Greek yogurt, sour cream, or applesauce for dipping. Ingredients: Makes about 24 pancakes 2 large zucchini, grated (about 5 cups) 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 3/4 cup milk Freshly ground pepper to taste 2 cups cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking powder 7Continue reading “8+ Months: Cornmeal and Zucchini Pancakes”

8+ Months: Maple Graham Animals

Skip the trans fat and high-fructose corn syrup found in many processed animal crackers. Mix up this lightly sweetened whole-grain dough instead and cut away. Animal-shaped crackers are cute, but little circles and stars also delight. Ingredients: Makes about 60 small crackers 1/2 cup whole-wheat graham flour or whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plusContinue reading “8+ Months: Maple Graham Animals”

8+ Months: Smoky Squash Cakes

Babies and toddlers will love this veggie pancake. Nutrition bonus: butternut squash is full of vitamin A. Ingredients: Makes 12 patties 1 cup butternut squash puree 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 scallion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped clinatro 3/4 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more if necessary Steps In aContinue reading “8+ Months: Smoky Squash Cakes”