Veggie Mac & Cheese
2 ½ cup cauliflower
1c whole wheat elbow macaroni
6 tbsp cheddar cheese grated
6 tbsp gruyere cheese grated
½ c whole milk
½ tbsp flour
Boil pasta, drain and let cool. Steam cauliflower and broccoli. Set aside. Heat milk in a saucepan until it simmers. Add flour until it thickens then add cheddar cheese and gruyere cheese until melted. Combine all ingredients in a dish and mix well. Let cool and puree.
NOTE: I've also made this recipe with spinach and it turned out wonderful!
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Veggie Mac & Cheese
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Now that you’ve decided to make your own baby food here are a few helpful tips:
Choose fruits or vegetables that are in-season. Your little one will enjoy eating foods at their prime. If you can’t find a fruit or vegetable in season, check the frozen food section.
Also check out the Dirty Dozen list. If you aren’t familiar with it, the Dirty Dozen list identifies the top twelve fruits and vegetables with the highest pesticide content. If possible, try to choose organic for those items.