BLW: Banana Bread (with honey/agave)

banana bread with honey/agave

I love banana bread but usually find it too sweet. This recipe is adapted from a banana chocolate chip muffin recipe. I tried making the muffins (sans chips) but they didn’t turn out as well and the muffins were hard to remove from the muffin liners. Why not make it into a loaf then? It took a couple of tries before I got the bake time right, but basically you make the batter and bake it at the same temperature and time as you would for a loaf of banana bread.

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BLW: Cheese and Lentil Wedges

This is a recipe I tried from the BLW Cookbook. It is a fairly simple recipe that can be put together in an hour or less. Of all the recipes I have tried so far, E likes these the most. E likes to mush them into smaller crumbly bits and eat each bit. The wedges (or sticks) freeze well and reheat well in the microwave. I also pack them for on-the-go meals. The hubs and I enjoy these as well.

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BLW Our Way

So I’ve had a couple of people ask me “what is baby-led weaning?” and “how do I go about practicing it?”. I always clarify that I do not practice baby-led weaning wholesale but cherry-pick elements of it that suit our lifestyle.

Here is a little summary of what Baby-Led Weaning or BLW is to me and how I kinda practice it.

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BLW: On the go

Happy 2016! I haven’t posted lately because we’ve been away from home and busy just getting used to “real” home again. I will be posting some long-haul travel tips soon based on our international travel experiences. We are still doing baby-led weaning (BLW) with E (with occasional spoon-feeding). E loves food and is generally a hearty eater. She is a little “cautious” when you give her something new to eat, but is pretty open to try new things, especially when you let her feed herself.

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