Buona Pappa https://www.buonapappa.net – Italian Baby Food & kids' friendly recipes – Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:07:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.buonapappa.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/bpfavicon.png Buona Pappa https://www.buonapappa.net 32 32 Cocoa Banana Cauliflower Porridge – Toddler breakfast https://www.buonapappa.net/cocoa-banana-cauliflower-porridge-toddler-breakfast/ https://www.buonapappa.net/cocoa-banana-cauliflower-porridge-toddler-breakfast/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:07:22 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10965 A super yummy and nutritious breakfast for your toddler that you would love to taste too!! Let’s start the morning in the best way with a breakfast full of nutrients = vegetables (hidden, yes, but still there!!) + vitamins + fast digesting carbs and proteins…and a lovely chocolate flavor that will make your little one smile at first sight!!! This recipe is lovely for toddlers (12 months up) or, if […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/cocoa-banana-cauliflower-porridge-toddler-breakfast/feed/ 0 Chickpea Asparagus Mackerel Puree +9M https://www.buonapappa.net/chickpea-asparagus-mackerel-puree-9m/ https://www.buonapappa.net/chickpea-asparagus-mackerel-puree-9m/#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:38:47 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10938   This is such a great brain booster and super energy charger recipe for your little ones!! The recipe is recommended for babies starting from 9 months of age as we are using chickpeas that might be a bit too difficult to digest for a young baby. Chickpeas are a superb baby food. They can be introduced in your baby’s diet starting from 9 months of age. They are a […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/chickpea-asparagus-mackerel-puree-9m/feed/ 0 Egg Yolk, Avocado Sweet Potato Baby Puree +6M https://www.buonapappa.net/egg-yolk-avocado-sweet-potato-baby-puree-6m/ https://www.buonapappa.net/egg-yolk-avocado-sweet-potato-baby-puree-6m/#respond Sat, 07 Apr 2018 19:39:07 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10902 This super creamy baby combo is a powerful brain booster for your little one! Egg yolks are loaded with Omega 3 fatty acids and Choline, two natural brain fuels. Omega 3 helps the growth of brain tissue and Choline improves concentration and memory. On top of that I added avocado, an almost perfect food for so many reasons: rich in Omega 2 (again, yessss!!), folate, iron. And to activate even […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/egg-yolk-avocado-sweet-potato-baby-puree-6m/feed/ 0 Oat Zucchini Blueberry Apple Pancakes +9M https://www.buonapappa.net/oat-zucchini-blueberry-apple-pancakes-9m/ https://www.buonapappa.net/oat-zucchini-blueberry-apple-pancakes-9m/#comments Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:21:50 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10867 I’m always looking for breakfast healthy ideas for the kids. Somehow breakfast is a tricky meal: there is not a lot of time to prepare, we are always in a rush during week days and my kids really like sweet food in the early morning rather than savory ones. Yes, we have our breakfast favorites (plain yogurt with honey + wholewheat toast with homemade jam + fruit + cereals with […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/oat-zucchini-blueberry-apple-pancakes-9m/feed/ 4 Carrot Coconut Chicken Burgers https://www.buonapappa.net/carrot-coconut-chicken-burgers/ https://www.buonapappa.net/carrot-coconut-chicken-burgers/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:17:05 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10844 When you deal with picky eaters I found that playing around a trusted traditional recipe can help. If your kid loves pasta, why not dressing the pasta with a marinara sauce loaded with veggies? Or if your kid loves hamburgers, why not preparing them from scratch adding veggies inside? This was my inspiration for today’s recipe: my kids simply LOVE hamburgers, it’s their special treat. They would say “YES” to […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/carrot-coconut-chicken-burgers/feed/ 0 How and where to store baby food https://www.buonapappa.net/how-and-where-to-store-baby-food/ https://www.buonapappa.net/how-and-where-to-store-baby-food/#comments Fri, 16 Mar 2018 02:49:24 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10800 When you prepare homemade baby food, even when you simply use 1 carrot and 1 zucchini, you inevitably end up with some leftovers as your baby will only eat few tablespoons or even teaspoons of solid food at the beginning. A lot of parents are concerned about how to SAFELY store baby food as harmful bacteria can start growing in the food and you either end up throwing away the […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/how-and-where-to-store-baby-food/feed/ 1 Green Beans & Basil Puree +4M https://www.buonapappa.net/green-beans-basil-puree-4m/ https://www.buonapappa.net/green-beans-basil-puree-4m/#comments Wed, 07 Mar 2018 23:40:35 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10776 Did you know that green beans are very high in Calcium? That is an essential element for your baby’s bone growth. Being easy to digest and very high in the list of “not allergenic” foods, they can be introduced in your baby’s diet even starting at 4 months of age, if you think that your baby is ready to start with solid foods. If you want to learn more about […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/green-beans-basil-puree-4m/feed/ 1 Quinoa Broccoli Meatballs EggFree / Dairy Free / Gluten Free +9M https://www.buonapappa.net/quinoa-broccoli-meatballs-9m/ https://www.buonapappa.net/quinoa-broccoli-meatballs-9m/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:01:52 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10725 No doubt, meatballs are one of the easiest recipes to satisfy a picky eater and sneak in some veggies without complaints 😉 I’ve been rolling and rolling meatballs for my kids since they were little, any kind…meat/chicken/fish/veggie only. Pan fried or baked, with sauce or whiteout sauce. It’s always a win + win situation = kids happy + mama happy! Today’s recipe is one of the latest I’ve been preparing […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/quinoa-broccoli-meatballs-9m/feed/ 0 How to give Iron to your baby, toddler, kid https://www.buonapappa.net/how-to-give-iron-to-my-baby-toddler-kid/ https://www.buonapappa.net/how-to-give-iron-to-my-baby-toddler-kid/#comments Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:20:06 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10698 Wow, this is a video that I’ve been thinking and thinking for months. A correct daily iron intake can really make a huge difference in your baby/toddler/kid wellbeing as iron is an essential element for our body to function and grow. I’ve been researching and studying all the information in this post first for my family, to create a balanced diet for my kids and it’s now time to share […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/how-to-give-iron-to-my-baby-toddler-kid/feed/ 2 Green Iron Boosting Smoothie https://www.buonapappa.net/green-iron-boosting-smoothie/ https://www.buonapappa.net/green-iron-boosting-smoothie/#respond Sat, 10 Feb 2018 16:19:23 +0000 https://www.buonapappa.net/?p=10671 Smoothies are such a fun and smart way to offer fruit and veggies to your picky eater without complaints. This green smoothie is loaded with ingredients high in Iron and Vitamin C to help your baby’s growth and brain development. Doesn’t have any added sugar, I simply used the natural sugar in fruit to sweeten it. What really got my kids into smoothies was the possibility of using the blender […]]]> https://www.buonapappa.net/green-iron-boosting-smoothie/feed/ 0