Sep 26

Food for baby, food for us

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I just finished making a weeks worth of baby food for Mika. So far she’s tasted red kumara, pears and golden kumara. This week she’s eating apples and prunes.

My mum keeps trying to tell me that it’s OK if I buy baby food from the store. I know this. But baby food from the store is $4 a jar. I spent $1.80 on 2 organic apples, $5 on a bag of organic prunes and I have enough baby food to last about 2 weeks or more. It is also so damn easy to make that I don’t know if I could conjure up a legitimate excuse not to.

I basically core a couple organic apples and stuff them with prunes. Cover with tinfoil and place in the oven (170C) for about 40 minutes. When they’re done, cut up the apples and place with prunes and 1/3 cup of water into a blender. Voila!

I mentioned a quinoa & walnut loaf last week on Facebook. Here is the recipe. And here is my menu for the week, along with my fitness plans. I start most days with a homemade spinach drink and sometimes a glass of water with lemon. The spinach drink makes it so easy to get those leafy greens in each day, you should totally try it.

Monday 40 minute jog: B: Quinoa flake porridge L: Vegan Chilli D: Big ass salad + leftover chilli
Tuesday Yoga: B: Oats L: Scrambled tofu D: Lentil soup
Wednesday 30 minute jog: B: Buckwheat porridge L: Lentil soup + salad D: Green felafel
Thursday Yoga, Bike ride: B: Quinoa/Millet L: Green felafel D: Vege stirfry
Friday 1 hour power walk: B: Buckwheat cereal L: Carrot soup + salad D: White fish & homemade kumara fries

  • golriz

    so glad you left a comment on my blog so i could find yours! i’m excited to dig into your posts! :)

  • Katja

    Seriously do not give your baby prunes! the sugars are way too concentrated and will give her diarrhea.