I'm the kind of dietitian who prefers NOT to reinvent the wheel. Instead, I steer my clients towards useful and healthy options that exist. The best part of my job is letting people know that I have already sifted through the meal delivery kits, frozen food items, and millions of other products and services being thrown consumers' way.
That being said, this is Owen enjoying Harvest to Highchair's English Pea & Mint baby food.
While I have given you many tips and tricks in the past regarding making your own baby food, you have probably found that having a few back up jars of food on hand is also important. If you're in the greater Charleston area, take note of what Harvest to Highchair has to offer. The best thing about their products?
The nutritional value and taste of the fruits and vegetables used is retained more so than products that are pasteurized and made shelf stable. Check out the "born on" date on the label.
Beyond having a few extra items on hand, you may not have time to make your own baby food. This beautiful company will deliver whatever you need right to your door (coming soon to Amazon!). So...if you truly want homemade baby food without the fuss, try Harvest to Highchair....ASAP.
Sign up for this kid-focused eating workshop coming up in Mount Pleasant. I focus on the realities of life with young children, and how to realistically become confident in feeding these growing (and oftentimes picky) individuals. You will leave with tools that can be applied immediately. You may even leave with a new "mom-friend" who shares some of the same challenges you face. Can't wait to see you there!
This is a tricky question because Cheerios and Gerber Puffs are pretty similar. However, here's my breakdown.
Nutritionally, each product is enriched similarly (i.e., with thiamin, niacin, etc.). They also both are made primarily from a starch-based product (either rice or wheat flour).
The differences lie in fact that Cheerios have both protein and fiber, which we want our kiddos to get! Even though the total carbohydrates in Cheerios is more, the real focus is on the grams of sugar (which again, is the same) so don't make your decision off carbs alone.
My Vote? CHEERIOS
Registered Dietitian, Austinite, Mom with a 2-yr old, Dog lover