Nicole

About Nicole

Nicole is founder of Peasful Kitchen, and has been teaching parents in the NYC area for a half of a decade how to create the healthiest, homemade meals for their babies, toddlers, and families. To book a class with Nicole, email: nicole@peasfulkitchen.com

Homemade elderberry syrup–plus downloadable recipe card

Welcome to the season of gifting, also known as the season of “What the heck do I give my kid’s teachers?” Even more complicated is that most kids in daycare or preschool have like 10 teachers in their classroom (damn you, excellent teacher-studio ratio!) so buying gifts for every.single.one-of-em can add up to another […]

30+ (Healthy!) First Finger Food Ideas

 

Finger foods are your baby’s first step in the transition to table food—and let’s face it: Without the need to spoon feed, you now have two hands free during meal time (score!). But many packaged finger foods that are made specifically for this toddler stage are loaded with salt and sugar, according to a recent […]

6 Things You Might Not Know About Jarred Baby Food

One of the most common questions I get asked about baby food is this: “Why should I make my own? Isn’t jarred food the same thing?” The truth is that while the ingredients might read the same as what you’d use to make at home (like carrots and water, for example), there are many […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Baby Food|0 Comments

Mini Stuffing Bites

Why, I ask you, is stuffing limited only to Thanksgiving? This post is my plea to make Thanksgiving’s best side dish extend throughout the winter. It’s the ultimate comfort food–and this version redeems itself by containing also veggies and a fruit (and, ahem, sausage and butter).  I love these bite sized versions for many reasons:

It’s a […]

Pasta with Creamy Butternut Squash

I know you’ve got strong guns from carrying that baby around all day or from lugging all the things that your toddler refuses to carry. You’ll need those muscles to cut through a butternut squash! But if you’re not feeling up for the challenge, here area few shortcuts:

The most economical way to purchase a squash […]

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Nothing makes the house smell quite like fall than the smell of cinnamon and apples slowly cooking all afternoon.

I admit that I’m not one that often pulls out my slow cooker. Most of the good recipes I find require too many steps that, for me, eliminate the convince factor of using a slow cooker […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Fall, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments