The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet

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The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet

Know What Goes Into Every Bite with More Than 200 of the Most Deliciously Nutritious Homemade Baby Food Rec

By Karin Knight; Tina Ruggiero

Fair Winds Press (MA), Paperback, 9781592334230, 240pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2010

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The Top of Its Class

The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet was nominated for the 2012 International Association of Culinary Professionals annual Cookbook Awards competition. Considered the gold standard among cookbook awards and widely lauded as the most selective in the industry, the IACP has been presenting its cookbook awards for more than 25 years to promote quality and creativity in culinary writing and publishing. Past nominees include Julia Child, Mark Bittman, and Thomas Keller, among others.

Food Made with Love Is Food You Can Trust

Preparing simple, homemade food in the comfort of your own kitchen is one of the greatest gifts you can give your little one. Not only does it allow you to nourish your child with the most pure and wholesome ingredients, but it also gives you the peace of mind of knowing what has gone into every bite your baby takes.

Full of recipes to suit every age and stage from six months all the way to twenty-three months The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet shows you how simple and easy it is to prepare food your baby will go absolutely ga-ga for. From quick purees like Mighty Tasty Blueberry and Pear Mash and No-Cook Prune Puree, to new and nourishing meals like Sweet Omelet Surprise and Finger-Lickin Good Lentils and Potato with Cheese, you ll find it a breeze to prepare any and all of the recipes you and your little one fancy.

And to make things even more easy-peasy, you ll find each recipe also contains:

Two methods for preparation-stovetop or microwave-wherever applicable, so you can whip up recipes in whatever time you have. Many microwave options make it possible for meals to be made in less than 10 minutes.

An easy-to-spot snowflake icon on all recipes suitable for freezing, so you can make baby's meals at your convenience, or in batches, to save time and money.

A complete nutritional analysis, so you can be sure you re giving your child the best possible start.

Make your own super-delicious, super-nutritious homemade baby food today it's guaranteed to be the best thing that's ever crossed the high chair



About the Author
Karin Knight, R.N., and Jeannie Lumley are the authors of the best-selling classic The Baby Food Cookbook, which has been in print for more than twenty years.Tina Ruggiero, M.S., R.D., L.D., is a sought-after nutritionist, spokesperson, and author. Fondly called the Gourmet Nutritionist, Tina is heard on TV and radio, and her writing has appeared in magazines such as Family, Men s Health, and First for Women. Tina is president and founder of her own nutrition consulting firm where she helps both corporations and consumers. She is also a nutrition correspondent for NBC's syndicated television show Daytime where she is seen regularly by millions of viewers around the nation. Her blog, www.voiceofreason.net, is often cited in magazines, newspapers, and on the Internet for its reliable, accurate, and inspiring content. "


Praise For The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet

“As the obesity epidemic spreads across the world and parents become more concerned than ever with what to put in their children’s mouths, The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet takes a lot of the guesswork and frustration out of this important parenting task. It is a must-have for parents and grandparents alike.”

-Victoria McEvoy, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director and

Chief of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General West Medical Group



“Tina Ruggiero and Karin Knight have compiled an amazingly beautiful cookbook that shows you how easy it is to make healthy and attractive food for even the pickiest of little ones. The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet guides you through the first foods to finger foods and beyond with style and ease.”

-Robin Elise Weiss, L.C.C.E., C.L.C., mother of eight and author of

The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion and The Better Way to Breastfeed



“This well-written and highly attractive book surpasses the traditional expert advice on the nutritional content and preparation of healthy foods by invoking a developmental approach to infant nutrition. The reader will not only learn how simple it is to make their baby's meals at home, but also understand the developmental and physiological rationales for healthy food choices. This is anticipatory guidance on infant nutrition at its best!”

-Paul H. Dworkin, M.D., Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the

University of Connecticut School of Medicine and

Physician-in-Chief of the Connecticut Children's Medical Center



“Making your own delicious and nutritious baby food could not be easier as this lovely book explains. I can’t think of a better or more enjoyable way to start a baby on a lifetime of happy and healthy eating exploration than to mash and puree your way through every one of these recipes. You will want to eat these foods too!”

-Marion Nestle, Ph.D., Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies,

and Public Health at New York University, and author of What to Eat