Family Dinner Tag

Slow-Cooker Maple Dijon Pork is a great way to serve meat to baby-led weaning babies. Get the recipe! #easydinnerrecipes #slowcookerrecipes #babyledweaningrecipes #babyfoodrecipes

30 Apr Preparing Meat for Baby-Led Weaning

Preparing meat that's soft enough for baby-led weaning can be a little tricky. A grilled chicken breast or medium-rare steak is delicious for bigger kids and grown-ups, but babies need extra soft meat. If you're serving your baby purees, problem solved. I think the easiest way...

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10 Jan Family Recipe: Coconut Curry Mussels

This may sound shocking, but I believe that mussels are the ultimate kid-friendly food. How fun is it to scoop your dinner out of seashells? Parents also like them because they’re high in protein and iron and almost shockingly inexpensive. They're also a sustainable seafood, so it's...

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03 Mar My #1 Tip for Getting Veggies on the Table

A veggie side dish or two are always on the dinner menu at our house, but some days it's a race to the finish, and occasionally my green veg just falls off the menu altogether. But, after years of family dinners I've finally realized a foolproof way to make veggies appear on the table. Hint: it's not about the cooking; it's about the prep.

How long does it take to put broccoli in a steamer and turn on the stove? Or toss brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, and pepper and then slide them into the oven? Or dress shredded kale with olive oil, lemon juice, and a sprinkle of Parm? The answer, in all cases: not long. What takes active time is washing, drying, and prepping the vegetables -- cutting the broccoli into florets, trimming and halving the brussels sprouts, de-ribbing and then shredding the kale.
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