Baby Feeding Tips

Make mealtime fun and easy with our baby feeding tips and ideas. From easy first recipes to on-the-go snack tips and ideas for fussy eaters, you'll find plenty of great advice on how to satisfy your moodie little foodie.

A Latino-Inspired Turkey Stuffing That's Perfect for Baby

Ask anyone in my family what their favorite Thanksgiving food is and without hesitation they will say, “Abuelita’s relleno.” My grandmother makes the most amazing stuffing. If you are used to having American turkey stuffing every year, put that out of your mind. This isn’t your regular everyday American stuffing, this is special.

My grandmother’s stuffing complements the turkey perfectly but also stands alone. The morning after Thanksgiving everyone fixes a plate of stuffing to eat with their cafe con leche. Then later that day everyone is making a stuffing sandwich. It’s that good.

It’s also a great food for baby to eat on Thanksgiving because it’s soft and mushy. Both of my kids have had it and loved it.

If you’re looking for something new to shake things up on Thanksgiving, definitely give this recipe a try. Make sure you make lots of it, because I’m sure you will love it. It even freezes well, so you can enjoy it long after Thanksgiving is over. 

What Thanksgiving is Like Before and After Baby

I love Thanksgiving. Every year, we all gather at my mom and dad’s house (I mean, all of us — 20 to 30 people) and the kitchen is busy with everyone getting their dishes ready for the meal. There’s music playing and lots of chatter. In true Miami fashion, we never manage to eat dinner before 10 p.m., but that’s okay because we’re all having a good time just being together.

But now that my sisters and I have kids, this holiday has changed a bit for us. Babies know just how to rock your world, don’t they?

So below, you’ll see just a few ways Thanksgiving is different before and after baby. Can you relate?

10 Easy Breakfast Ideas for Mamas and Toddlers

I’ve never been much of a breakfast eater, but the moment my girls wake up, they want breakfast (and they want it now!).

And since I’m pregnant, I’ve discovered that I’m actually fairly ravenous the moment my feet touch the floor in the morning too.

Of course, you want to start the day out for both of you with something healthy, and you also probably don’t want to spend a lot of time getting it ready.

Here are 10 of our favorite breakfast ideas, whether you want something you can prep ahead or can make in five minutes in the morning. And whether you like to start the day with something savory or something sweet, there’s something for you on this list!

Easy and healthy breakfast ideas

Easy and healthy breakfast ideas

Cooking with Abuelita: Tres Leches

When my grandmother first moved to Miami from Nicaragua, she began working in a bakery making tres leches. This dessert is famous in this town. All the Latinos love it. Tres leches means “three milks” in Spanish, and it is made of condensed milk, evaporated milk, and cream. This is by far my favorite dessert. The cake is light and airy, while the different milks saturate it, making it incredibly moist and sweet.

Since my grandmother is the tres leches expert in the family, I don’t even dare making this cake without her. There’s just a special touch she puts in it that makes it even more delicious. Liam has a sweet tooth like his mama, and he loves this cake as well.

Click through for the recipe. 

My 20 Favorite Snacks for Picky Toddlers

Coming up with different snack ideas can sometimes be a challenge. Our son will usually have two snacks a day, spaced out between his bigger meals, and most of the time I find myself stuck in a rut.

If you’re looking for some snack inspiration, here are 20 of my favorite snacks that even a picky toddler would enjoy:

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