prep: food storage

the results of k’s second food allergy test, shows that her food allergies will continue to be a concern. our allergist had suggested that we would clear our house of things that she’s allergic to in hopes that her reaction to them will lessen and then perhaps she will grow out of the allergy.

food storagei do enjoy prepping k’s food so that part is not a burden. other families with children k’s age have been able to share meals with their toddlers and i was looking forward to making meals that we could all eat together but it seems like making separate meals will be a longer term process to make sure her meals aren’t contaminated with anything she is / could be allergic to. Continue reading “prep: food storage”

prep: liquid storage

mason jarsfrom Wholesome Baby Food Guide, i learned that when you cook some fruits or vegetables – whether you bake, steam or boil – there is some remaining liquid which has nutrition from the original fruit or vegetable that can be used to prep future dishes.

one of my favorite jam is from Sarabeth’s Kitchen. when i was finished with a jar, it seemed like a shame to throw it away or even to recycle it because the mason jars were nice and durable with thick glass. so i saved them with the hopes of future use. Continue reading “prep: liquid storage”

prep: food storage

time is always a concern – whether it is being a parent or as an adult – when it comes to cooking. i had received time-saving tips from friends, books and online sources about how to make the process easier when it comes to homemade baby food by freezing foods in ice cube trays or muffin pans. however when i was reading Wholesome Baby Food Guide (read post), it seemed like a lot of foods didn’t freeze well or resulted in varying consistency. i want to keep track of each food so i opted to make foods in batches and store them. Continue reading “prep: food storage”