8.26.2010

Review and Giveaway: Fresh Baby So Easy Toddler Food


Figuring out what to feed Jacob has been puzzling for me at times. When I was pregnant with him, I decided that when the time came, I would give him homemade baby food. The decision was easy, yet when the time did come, I admit I felt clueless about what to make Jacob and how to prepare it. Luckily in February I got a Fresh Baby So Easy Baby Food kit that had everything I needed to get started (minus the food). I immediately loved how simple and straightforward the Fresh Baby system is and as a result it's been my go-to guide. Plus, it has made me thoroughly enjoy preparing Jacob's meals!

Now it's August and I have an 11 month old on my hands with 4 teeth, a big appetite, and no desire to eat purees anymore. So here I am puzzled again, what can I give him that's a healthy table food, easy for him to chew and digest, and will bring some variety to his diet? When Fresh Baby asked me if I would be interested in trying their toddler cookbook, I said "YES!"


I absolutely love  Fresh Baby So Easy Toddler Food because like their baby food cookbook, the recipes are simple, easy to follow, and taste great! A few other appealing features of the toddler cookbook are the colorful design, appetizing photos, and helpful recipe categories.


We tried a bunch of the recipes and a couple of our favorites are the banana bread and the broccoli and rice casserole. I make banana bread often, but I liked this recipe because when I added applesauce it was very moist and delicious, not to mention healthier than the recipes that call for butter or oil. The broccoli and rice casserole is a tasty side dish for the whole family. I appreciate when I can cook a dish that everyone will eat, because lately I've felt like I have to plan separate meals for Jacob. Not only did Jacob love the taste of the casserole, I did too! I highly recommend Fresh Baby So Easy Toddler Food for parents that are looking for healthy meals and snacks for their little ones!


Buy It: Fresh Baby So Easy Toddler Food sells for $8.95, you can order it directly from Fresh Baby.

Win It: One reader will win a copy of Fresh Baby So Easy Toddler Food. To enter, comment below about your little one's favorite thing to eat!

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The giveaway ends September 10th at 11:59pm CT. One winner will be selected using random.org and notified by email. The winner must respond to the email within 48 hours or a new winner will be selected. Open to readers in the US.

Disclosure: I received Fresh Baby So Easy Toddler Food free of charge in order to facilitate my review. This post is based on my own personal opinions and experiences. Thank you Fresh Baby for sponsoring this review and giveaway!

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