Little Foodie

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A Red Tricycle 2015 Best Cookbook for Babies

This playful cookbook helps parents prepare a culinary adventure for the newest eater in the family. Baby food chef and founder of the beloved blog Baby FoodE, Michele Olivier, shows you how to raise a food lover by making delicious, healthy food for your baby and toddler?regardless of how much time you have (and how little sleep you?re getting). From memorable first purees to toddler finger foods, these dishes are ones the entire family will love.

Roll up your sleeves and start thinking beyond the baby food aisle, with :

– Over 100 baby food recipes designed to move your little ones from pur‚es to solids
– Answers to frequently asked questions for all stages of infancy and toddlerhood
– The lowdown on food allergies
– Fun beverage pairings for the grown-ups
– Over 45 beautiful and enticing full-color photos

Here’s what’s on the menu for your little foodie:

Apple + Mint + Ricotta Pur‚e / Fennel + Pea + Peach Pur‚e / Pumpkin + Thyme Pur‚e / Sesame Tofu Sticks + Peanut Sauce / Curried Egg Finger Sandwiches + Mango Chutney / Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine + Couscous / Sausage + Kale Over Creamy Polenta / DIY Toddler Sushi Bar, and more

Consider yourself warned: your child’s first words might just be “More, please.”


Additional Information


Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: Sonoma Press; first edition (June 1, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1942411049
ISBN-13: 978-1942411048
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.6 x 9.1 inches


Michele Olivier is a mother of two and the founder and author of the popular baby food blog Baby FoodE ( Her recipes have been featured online on BuzzFeed, PopSugar, Red Tricycle, and Daily Parent, among others. She and her family live in Denver, Colorado. For more recipe inspiration and photos, follow her on Instagram @babyfoode and

Sara Peternell, MNT, is a nutrition therapist who works with clients primarily for fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum nutrition, as well as in the area of nutrition for young children. She is also an instructor at the Nutrition Therapy Institute. Sara, her husband, and their two children live in Denver, Colorado. To learn more about her practice, visit