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Thanksgiving Baby Friendly Meals

Happy Monday! With Thanksgiving four days away we wanted to share some great recipes that we're sure your baby would enjoy. These four months and up baby approved dishes are not only tasty, but they also have daily nutrients for your baby and introduces your baby to solid foods. We hope you and your family have a wonderful and blessed Holiday, and don't forget to signup to our thecutestlittlethings.com newsletter for a 10% discount.

Butternut Squash

Ingredients:

1 large butternut squash

Directions:

Peel and cut the squash into about one-inch cubes, scooping out and discarding the seeds. Place the squash in a cooking pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat; cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for about 45 minutes until tender (ready when a fork will easily pierce a cube).

Drain the squash and puree in a food processor or return drained squash to pot and puree with a hand blender.

Crust-Free Sweet Potato Pie


Ingredients:
    1 sweet potato
    1/3 cup butter
    2 tbsp. evaporated milk
    1/2 cup sugar (more to taste)
    1/2 tsp. cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel sweet potato and boil until tender. Place in a bowl and add all other ingredients. Mix until consistency is smooth. Pour batter into small baking pan and bake for about 35 minutes.

Apple Pecan Carrot and Squash

Ingredients:
1/4 of an acorn squash
1/2 cup carrots
1/2 an apple
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
1 cup water, breastmilk, or formula

Directions:
Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth, adding liquid slowly to mix (and adding more if needed to purée.




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