8-12 Months: Mighty Green Beans

Quinoa and almond butter add a punch of protein to this appealing dish. Ingredients: Makes 2 cups 1 lb green beans, trimmed 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 2 tablespoons almond butter 4 mint leaves, chopped Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the greenContinue reading “8-12 Months: Mighty Green Beans”

8-12 Months: Curried Cauliflower and Chickpeas

Cauliflower, chickpeas, and curry are a classic Indian flavor combination. Ingredients: Makes about 3 cups 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth (or vegetable broth or water) 1/2 cup water 4 cups cauliflower florets (about half a head) 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 teaspoon mild curry powder Steps In a medium saucepan, bring theContinue reading “8-12 Months: Curried Cauliflower and Chickpeas”

8-12 Months: Rosemary Roasted Pears

Give your baby a head start on sophisticated flavors with this delicious twist on basic applesauce. Ingredients: Makes about 2 cups 4 ripe (but not squishy) bartlett pears (about 2 lbs) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons almond butter Look for creamy unsweetened and unsalted almond butter Steps PreheatContinue reading “8-12 Months: Rosemary Roasted Pears”