Baby Food – 3 Purees

I love the look of 3 purees on the plate.  I guess it’s all about presentation, even with baby food.  I just love the colors!  Of course, no matter how I present it, she can’t be tricked into liking brussels sprouts.  Oh well, always worth a try.  These purees are brussels sprouts, eggplant, and strawberry banana.  2 out of the 3 are very loved!

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Baby Food – Butternut Squash, Red Pepper, and Ginger

I spend so much time making baby food these days that I can’t help but add some posts with my creations.  I keep trying to make basic, but delicious foods.  My creation for this week was butternut squash, red pepper, and ginger.  The basic recipe is 1 butternut squash, 2 red peppers, and about 1 inch of ginger.  I baked the squash, cooked the peppers and ginger in a little water over the stove, and put everything through the food processor.  I do believe my baby liked it!  If you’re at the baby food stage of life, hope you get a chance to enjoy this as well!

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Paleo Italian Meatballs

Probably not the most traditional Fourth of July meal, but I don’t seem to ever do things traditionally.  Made these meatballs for lunch today and they were good.  Served them with spaghetti squash, spaghetti sauce, and a little oregano.  Hope you enjoy!

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Paleo Italian Meatballs

Ingredients:

2 pounds ground pork

1 pound ground beef

2 tablespoons italian seasoning

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

1 egg

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Roll with hands to form meatballs
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.  Verify that meatballs are fully cooked.
  • Serve over spaghetti squash and your favorite spaghetti sauce.  Sprinkle with oregano if desired.  (Spaghetti squash cooking instructions can be found here: https://wholerealfoodblog.wordpress.com/2016/04/17/spaghetti-squash/)
  • Enjoy!

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