palatable palette: veggie wraps with avocado pesto

i had been looking forward to making a dish with avocado pesto for a while now and then i was inspired when i saw it in a wrap. first one i tried was a Tofu and Tomato Wrap with Avocado … Continue reading palatable palette: veggie wraps with avocado pesto

Happy Thank*ful-for-food*Giving!

another year and lucky to have so much to be thankful for. we not only have be able to put food and home over our heads but also have plentiful to share with extended family and friends as well as … Continue reading Happy Thank*ful-for-food*Giving!

cook with kids recipe: peruvian quinoa salad

i have thrown quinoa into my meals in substitution for rice dishes and i’ve added quinoa in my salads before but i didn’t know quinoa is an important grain in peruvian culture. Continue reading “cook with kids recipe: peruvian quinoa salad”

cook with kids recipe: zucchini wrap ravioli

this is a fun cooking activity to do with kids – from mixing to scooping to folding – making zucchini ravioli together! it’s a perfect recipe for my gluten free child and healthier than eating pasta. yum! Continue reading “cook with kids recipe: zucchini wrap ravioli”

avocado caprese salad

i was happy to share with k one of my favorite salads which included arugula, avocado, basil, mozzarella and tomatoes. –> recipe on Palatable Palette we omitted the dressing  this time because we hadn’t tested each ingredient yet but i look forward to when she can experience the salad fully! Continue reading avocado caprese salad

christmas menu 2014

getting ready for christmas dinner with the family! m is taking care of the main dish so i get to have fun with side dishes and a cute dessert. side dishes zucchini pizza bites • recipe on Palatable Palette sweet … Continue reading christmas menu 2014

recipe: pear, zucchini and avocado

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recipe: parsnip, apple and avocado

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recipe: zucchini, banana and avocado

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recipe: zucchini, sweet potato / yam and avocado

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recipe: zucchini, sweet potato / yam, butternut squash and avocado

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recipe: banana and avocado

now that k started bananas, i tried the recipe in Wholesome Baby Food Guide: “Banana ‘Cado”. this one is especially easy since you don’t have to cook either food! just make sure to prepare the dish right before feeding otherwise the color of both will change to an unappetizing color rather quickly.

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recipe: carrots, butternut squash and avocado

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recipe: apple and avocado

in Wholesome Baby Food Guide there was a recipe for banana and avocado which sounded fun, like a pina colada. in the level of sweetness, apple sauce is as sweet as a banana and avocado has a more bland flavor but due to its fat content, creates a more creamy texture.apple and avocado

k enjoyed this combination a lot which lets me know that when i introduce her to banana, she’ll enjoy that as well!

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recipe: carrots, sweet potato / yam and avocado

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recipe: butternut squash and avocado

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recipe: potato and avocado

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recipe: mashed milky avocado

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  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ½ to 1 oz newborn/infant milk

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introducing new foods: avocado

avocadosticking to the less sweet vegetables and fruits, we decided the next item to feed k is the avocado.

during the first two years of the baby’s life, fat is important for baby’s brain development so avocado is a good choice.

it has monounsaturated fats, which are considered as healthy fats as well as omega-3 fatty acids.

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