Resources for feeding Solid Foods

Here are some website that I highly recommend:

Momtastic’s Wholesome Baby Food

Description: Easy Homemade Baby Food – Making Baby Food has never been so easy. Try Nutritious Baby Food Recipes – Simple, Delicious & Full of Love for your Baby. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.

Pages I recommend:

United States Department of Agriculture – Choose my Plate


Pages I recommend:

  • 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series
  • Recipes, Cookbooks, and Menus
  • Tips for Vegetarians
  • Tips for Eating Healthy When Eating out
  • Counting Calories in Mixed Dishes
  • Food Safety Advice
  • Tips for Increasing Physical Activity
  • Health and Nutrition Information for Preschoolers (Age 2-5 yrs)
  • Meal and Snack Patterns and Ideas (Age 2-5 yrs)


Description:  Get your personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead.

Pages I recommend:

  • Food-A-Pedia — Look up nutrition info for over 8,000 foods and compare foods side-by-side.
  • Food Tracker — Track the foods you eat and compare to your nutrition targets.
  • Physical Activity Tracker — Enter your activities and track progress as you move.
  • My Weight Manager — Get weight management guidance; enter your weight and track progress over time.
  • My Top 5 Goals — Choose up to 5 personal goals; sign up for tips and support from your virtual coach.
  • My Recipe — Build and save your favorite recipes for tracking, and analyze the nutrition info.

What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

Description: It is an interactive tool to help with healthy meal planning, cooking, and grocery shopping. The site features a searchable database of healthy recipes, options to save recipes to a cookbook, print recipe cards, and share recipes via social media. All of the recipes previously on have been moved to this website and join thousands more from other USDA programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), USDA Foods, and Team Nutrition.

Pages I recommend:

Search for Recipes (includes filter for vegetarian recipes)

American Academy of Pediatrics – HealthyChildren.Org


Pages I recommend:

  • Baby (0-12 months) Feeding and Nutrition
  • How Often and How Much Should Your Baby Eat?
  • Sample One Day Menu for an 8 to 12 Month Old
  • Sample One-Day Menu for a One-Year-Old
  • Cereal in a Bottle: Solid Food Shortcuts to Avoid
  • Toddler (1-3 yrs) Feeding and Nutrition

Gerber Website

·         Dashboard: Get the nutrition guidance you need, right when you need it. Your personalized Dashboard guides you through each Milestone.
·         Tools: Chart your baby’s growth. Track feedings. Plan nutritious menus. MyGerber has a set of smart Tools that grow with your baby.
·         Team: Our network of Gerber experts, Registered Dietitians, and Certified Lactation Consultants are with you at every step.

Pages I recommend:

MyGerber: takes you on a guided journey that helps make early childhood nutrition simple. It’s packed with tailored content, personalized features, and interactive tools, to help you nourish your baby right, right from the start.
Gerber Menu: You can customize each menu to suit your child’s needs, and create plans for days or weeks.

Annabel Karmel

Pages I recommend:

Recipes (has filters for recipes based on kids’ age, occasions, mealtimes (lunch, dinner, etc.) and other categories (including vegetarian)

Other websites:

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