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    After 1 week.

    Seriously, cooking separate food is ridiculously frustrating and time consuming. I gave up on it after a week.

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    I never did purées either but went straight to the food that we eat. For the first month or so we did the boring meat and veg but now I pretty much just cook anything.

    I always have meatballs, zucchini slice or fritters in the freezer so he can eat them if I want something not suitable (eg takeaway or curries).

    I knew that I wouldn't have the patience to purée stuff and I also went back to work shortly after I started him on solids so didn't want to waste the time either.

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    Baby led weaning all the way!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lissy12 View Post
    Baby led weaning all the way!
    Garlic onion herbs and all?

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    Yup we did BLW too. Kids get what we eat. They love all kinds of interesting food. We used to go to a Turkish restaurant a lot when DS1 was only little and just started eating. Everyone was amazed that he would try everything we ate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Garlic onion herbs and all?
    Yup, it doesn't have to be bland

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Garlic onion herbs and all?
    Absolutely. I never cooked special food - I'm too lazy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Garlic onion herbs and all?
    Hell yes. I wouldn't eat boring food so why inflict it on my kids.

    wifey of hubby who is always away. mother of two girls who are always amusing.

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    My first was probably about 10 or 11 months, my second and third were BLW, so same as us from the start.

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    We still do a bit of both - dd is 11mths

    I make a few things like frittata, zucchini slice, savory muffins, meatballs and shredded chicken etc that I can just freeze and easily grab out for her meals when I haven't made our dinner yet or we are having something a bit too spicy, but i used to cook extra veg and meat at dinner and make her mashed food the same way in bulk to freeze.

    When I have a little more prep time she mostly eats what we do but semi-deconstructed.
    She will have plain ravioli and slices of mushrooms and balls of cooked mince on the night we have spaghetti etc.
    I just put hers aside as I'm cooking- she has had and eats happily.. Garlic, pepper, cumin and chilli plus more.

    For lunch I usually make her an avocado sandwich and fruit.

    For breaky she has a boiled egg and toast same as me. Or pieces of corn flakes- no milk. When I have cereal in bowl made with milk etc.

    I also make a few batches of kid snacks like little power balls made with blended oats, dates and fruit rolled in coconut or a muesli slice etc. they keep for the week in the fridge and save me having that moment of madness when she is hungry and I can't think of what to give her. Quick, easy and she loves them.
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