Baby's First Bites - 6 months Week 2



Nutritional Details


The second wee we introduce solids we are still taking it slowly and observing how baby is reacting.

Here are few things to note about this meal plan:
--> 1 oz is approx. 2 tbsp
--> 1 medium apple makes 2 oz of puree
--> 1 medium pear makes 2 oz of puree
--> Your baby may eat less than 2 oz of puree or more, so half way through the week, I recommended to slightly increase the amount your have availble.

--> For finger foods, cut or shape the veggies as close to 3 inch pieces and if possible in a "cylindrical" shape.
--> Aim to have on hand at least 3 to 4 pieces as your baby will still want to explore by squishing and squashing the finger foods and you'll want to make sure you have enough extras to replace the "destroyed" finger food pieces.

Your grocery list for the first week is:
* 3 apples
* 3 butternut squash
* 5-6 pears




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Monday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Puree Mix: 2 oz pear
Finger Food: 2-5 slices of cooked pears
15 min

Dinner

Tuesday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Finger Food: 2-5 slices of cooked pears
Puree Mix: 2 oz pear
15 min

Dinner

Wednesday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Puree Mix: 1 oz apple and 1 oz sweet potato puree
Finger Food: 2 - 3 pieces of cooked sweet potato wedges

Dinner

Thursday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Finger Food: 2 - 3 pieces of cooked sweet potato wedges
Puree Mix: 2 oz pear with 1 oz sweet potato puree

Dinner

Friday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Puree Mix: 2 oz pear with 1 oz sweet potato puree
Finger Food: 2 - 3 pieces of cooked sweet potato wedges

Dinner

Saturday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Puree Mix: 3 oz pureed avocado
Finger Food: 3-5 slices of raw avocado

Dinner

Sunday

Health Rating

Breakfast

Lunch

Finger Food: 3-5 slices of raw avocado
Puree Mix: 1/2 of the avocado mashed + 1 oz of pear
Puree Mix: 3 oz pureed avocado

Dinner



Nourished Little Munchkins with Ana-Maria Janes
Nourished Little Munchkins with Ana-Maria Janes
Baby and Kids Holistic Nutritionist + Picky Eating Coach

Hi Loving Moms, 

I'm a Baby and Kids Holistic Nutritionist and the Founder of Nourished Little Munchkins.

In my practice, I help moms introduce solids to their babies and give them tools to navigate the picky eating stage of toddlerhood. 

I'm also a mom of two little toddler boys who are both learning to be adventurous eaters.

Growing up I was a very picky eater. If it didn’t look right, smell right, feel right it just was not going into my mouth.  I later learned I was a supertaster, which basically means I have more tastebuds and taste everything (especially bitter) more intensely.

So trust me when I tell you that I KNOW what your little one is going through because I felt the exact same anxiety and pressure to eat they do.  And as a mom, I know the pressure is ON to get those little monkey butts to eat! 

If you are looking for a gentle, logical, and nourishing approach to introducing solids, Baby's First Bites is for you.   Through this group program, I help moms introduce solids to their babies without the confusion, overwhelm or worry that they will "miss something".

If you are looking for a researched based system to expand the number of foods your young child eat, than  From Picky To Eating is what you'll want to look at. 

 

And if you're wanting to be part of a community where we chat about different ways we nourished our little munchkins, hop inside the Baby and Kids Facebook Community!

Let's make mealtimes fun again!

 

xo,
Ana

 

P.S. Psssst.  If you don't know where to start with introducing solids, download "Baby's First meal Plans: 4 weeks of meal plan guide for your 6 month old"  here and follow the meal plans here.


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