"Anni Daulter's Bountiful Baby Purees is a great resource for new moms—simple to use and full of great food ideas I would feed my own family. A truly inspiring book!"—Debi Mazar, actress, mama, and co-star of Cooking Channel's Extra Virgin
"From ice pops to purees, Bountiful Baby Purees is a must read for any new mom. It lays the foundation for not only feeding our growing families in a warm and nurturing way, but also covers eating by seasons for all ages and stages. Happy feeding!"—Rachel Myers, Green Nest and Healthy Home Advocate, http://www.greenhugs.net
Puree your way to a happy mealtime for all!
Bountiful Baby Purees takes the chaos out of mealtime by providing you with pure and wholesome recipes you can make for baby, and then turn into delicious dishes for your entire family. Prepare a tasty Apple, Squash and Raisin Puree for your seventh-month old, for example, and then use the extra to make hearty Spiced Squash and Apple Mini Muffins for the rest of the clan. Or treat your baby to Spinach, Kale and Carrot Puree, and add a portion of it into an Easy Enchilada Bake for your family. With a companion recipe for every baby puree, your recipes will be working double-duty, but you won’t have to!
Featuring 65 purees + 65 corresponding family recipes, you'll find more than 100 wonderful dishes to delight everyone at the table, including:
—Pure Pumpkin Raspberry Puree + Whole Grain Pumpkin Pancakes
—Blackberry-Blueberry Yogurt + Ham and Berry Panini with Goat Cheese
—Savory Carrot Puree + Roasted Double Carrot Soup
—Pure Butternut Squash Puree + Butternut Squash Mac-n-Cheese
—Asparagus and Olive Textured Puree + Asparagus Mini Tarts
Streamline mealtime and provide the best, most nutritious food for your family with Bountiful Baby Purees. Cooking for your baby and beyond has never been simpler—or more delicious!
Anni Daulter is a professional cook, advocate of sustainable living, and author of Bountiful Baby Purees, Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies & Toddlers (Rodale, May 2010) and Ice Pop Joy (Sellers). She was also the founder and operator of a fresh organic baby food company, Bohemian Baby, for three years, where she developed all recipes and branding for the company. Her food was sold to all the top celebrity babies including the children of Gwyneth Paltrow, Adam Sandler, Christy Turlington, Stevie Wonder, Bridget Fonda, Debi Mazar, the late Heath Ledger, Angela Bassett and many others. Bohemian Baby food was featured in more 60 articles and was sold in local Whole Foods stores. Anni has since ceased production and writes cookbooks with a healthy focus for families. Her website, Conscious Family Living, can be found at www.annidaulter.com. She lives in Pennsylvania.
Elena Rego is a writer and photographer committed to creating work that highlights conscious living. Deeply drawn to food and the cultural patterns we all share with one another across the dinner table, she has created a food blog at http://www.foodpractice.com, where she explores recipes, mealtime rituals, sustainable slow food, and rich enticing food photography. She is currently writing a book on the basics of food practice and enjoying her new home on the lush island of Maui with her beloved and their dog.
Chapter One: The Basics
Chapter Two: Spring Purees
Spring Recipes for Family
Chapter Three: Summer Purees
Summer Recipes for Family
Chapter Four: Fall Purees
Fall Recipes for Family
Chapter Five: Winter Purees
Winter Recipes for Family
About the Author
About the Photographer