I like flavorful food, don’t you? Nobody wants a bland, boring meal and it’s silly to assume a baby would either! As someone married to a rather picky, unadventurous eater (I mean…who doesn’t like condiments?!), I decided that I was going to introduce my kiddos to unique flavors early on in the hopes that I could lay a solid foundation for dietary open-mindedness. With both of my kiddos, I made the majority of their baby food myself, and I tried very hard to incorporate ‘off the beaten path’ fruits and veggies, as well as spices and herbs*. Unfortunately, sometimes homemade food wasn’t the easiest to travel with (i.e. 18 hour car rides to Florida) and store-bought pouches were real lifesavers. But I soon came to discover that most mainstream brands produced primarily mainstream flavors, and in my quest to keep my kids’ tastebuds on their toes, this just wouldn’t do.
Enter Oh Baby foods. Oh Baby’s founder, Fran Free, describes her products as ‘wholesome (and somewhat fancy) foods’, and she couldn’t be more accurate in her assessment. With flavors like ‘AmazeMint’, ‘BasilBabe’ and ‘LavenBerry’, Oh Baby foods provide nutritious organic meals that are sure to tempt your little one’s tummy. Oh Baby’s safe, pure, and uniquely delicious baby foods is exactly what I was searching for in my quest for the perfect pouch. Additionally, Oh Baby Foods are also made from 100% American grown certified non-GMO fruits and veggies, so not only are you feeding your baby the purest food available, you’re also supporting American farmers. As someone raised on an Arkansas farm with a background in Environmental Science and Agricultural Economics, supporting the American farmer is close to Fran’s heart.
My kids LOVED their Oh Baby meal pouches, especially Wise Punkin (a blend of sweet potato, pumpkin, apricot and sage), Pearfecto (a pear and ginger combo) and Peachy Keen (a mixture of dill, peaches and sweet potato). I tried all the flavors as well, and let me tell you…they’re ridiculously good. I was so pleased with the unique flavor combinations and gourmet approach to baby food, and found that Oh Baby foods inspired me to get even more creative when preparing my kids’ food at home. I love having Oh Baby in my corner to keep the momentum going. Bland baby food? Not in my house!
*Sage Spoonfuls is a great reference book for what foods are safe for baby when, with lots of creative and yummy recipes.