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I am passionate about helping babies and young children love real food. The recipes posted are ones I cook weekly for myself and other families. They are simple, can be memorized easily and are adaptable to ingredients you might already have on hand.
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Teresa has inspired me to be intentional about the ingredients I use when cooking for my family. I also really appreciate the simplicity of her recipes – you won’t have to track down fifteen ingredients or spend hours in the kitchen, and she recommends a variety of substitutions so that you can make a great meal with what you’ve got on hand. I feel so fortunate for the positive impact Teresa has had on our family’s diet.
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Recent Blog Entries
Carrot Circles with Thyme
This recipe is an adaptation of one found in Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison. My favorite section of this cookbook is when she describes each vegetable and then gives numerous simple ways to prepare each one. I have changed the sweetener and...
Whole Roasted Cauliflower
This is a super easy roasted cauliflower that the girls I care for have been loving. One trick is to make sure I steam it until soft, but not mushy. This is kind of a fine line! Another trick is to use more balsamic vinegar than oil. Too much oil will keep the vinegar...
Roasted Green Cabbage
A dear friend has been living on Orcas Island, just off the coast of the PNW, for the past eight months. Combine a ferry ride, an island and a pandemic and we haven't seen each other much in the past year. About a month ago I made the trek to visit him for the day. He...
Barley and Yellow Split Pea Soup
This recipe is an example of an easy soup created with both children and adults in mind. Lower the salt and miso content for young children, and adults can add a spoon of sauerkraut at the table for more flavor. I made this recipe last week and it's already approved...