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Mama Ash

Olly Shoe Store for kids and Foot Health

http://www.ollyshoes.com/Finally a great shoe store for our children.  Compared to the huge selection of quality kids shoe stores in the States  I was thrilled to come across a  Canadian store called Olly Shoes and it’s in my city.The staff there are so helpful and humble.  There’s toys for your kids to play with while you’re…

Recipe of the Day for Baby- Mixed Root Veg Puree

Mixed Root Veg PureeYou can choose any 3 from the following: carrot/sweet potato/butternut squash/potato/parsnip/rutabaga Wash, peel and chop. You can boil theses veggies for 20min or steam.  I prefer steaming veggies to keep the nutritional content up as boiling loses some.Once boiled or steamed, puree the veggies, if you need more liquid for puree use the water from your boiled pot or steamed…

Recipe of the Day for Toddler-Cherubs Couscous

Cherubs Couscous1 cup sodium- reduced chicken stock or sodium reduced vegetable stock1/2 cup of couscous1 tbsp on butter1/4 cup chopped onion1/2 cup zucchini2 tomaotoes, peeled, seeded and chopped1tbsp of olive oil or grapeseed oil for frying 1/2 cup diced cooked chicken(steam, boil, bake make it anyway you like) Cook chicken first.  Add your olive oil or grapeseed oil to pan and cook chicken breast…

Recipe of the Day for Toddler-Brocolli Soup

Broccoli Soup (6-8 Servings) 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Small Onion, chopped 1 Tsp Salt 1 Large Potato, peeled and chopped into a small dice 1 Pound Broccoli (about 2 cups), use florets and stems (stems peeled and chopped)1tsp of Lemon Juice 4 Cups (1 32 Oz Box) Chicken or Vegetable Stock Yogurt, Creme Fraiche or Sour Cream for garnish. 1. In a large stock heat the olive…

Recipe of the Day for Baby-Avocado & Banana

Avocado & Banana 1/4 avocado1/2 small banana1-2 tbsp of baby’s usual milk Mash all together.Ta Da! Easy no cook baby foods:papaya, avocado & bananaGreat to keep handy as well avocado is great for essential fatty acids…

Recipe of the Day for Toddler-Bowtie Pasta with Salmon & Tomatoes

Bowtie Pasta with Salmon & Tomatoes 6 oz of bow-tie pasta7 oz skinned salmon fillet(when shopping look for Pacific Ocean salmon, or Sockeye better yet just go to WholeFoods Market if you can. If you see Organic Salmon at your marekt, buy it) 1 tbsp of butterSalt & pepper to your liking(if you do use pepper, use fresh ground)6 tbsp on sour cream1/2 cup ketchup1tbsp…

Chicken Burgers and Broc’ N’ Yam puree-Recipes of the Day

Now go on and make this for you and your little one.  It’s really easy, healthy and it tastes good too.  I added cream cheese to the puree, it tastes even better!                                                                   &nbsp…