Category Archives: 50 Baby Steps

17 of 50 Babysteps ~ Chicken Nuggets

  One of my son’s favorite foods… Chicken Nuggets! So when we headed down this food journey, I quickly scrambled to find a replacement for the nuggets that I quickly realized were not so healthy and FULL of a whole … Continue reading

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16 of 50 Babysteps ~ Baking Powder

After the recent research that I did on Aluminum, we made this switch for our baking needs, in order to try to reduce the amount of Aluminum that we were ingesting. The main concern I found in my research was … Continue reading

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15 of 50 Babysteps- Sports Drinks

As my son played his championship flag foot ball game last weekend (they won! Undefeated! Go Steelers!), I noticed something… Brightly colored sports drinks all over the place! Now before you stop reading, and start feeling guilty because you and … Continue reading

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14 of 50 Babysteps- Snack Bars

One thing we have attempted to do around our house as we have baby(food)stepped our way to cleaning out our pantry, is to MINIMIZE the number of ingredients in the products we buy. Ideally everything would be single ingredient foods … Continue reading

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13 of 50 Babysteps- Salt

    So as a chemist, you have to expect that I look at things a bit differently, ie a bit Chemically… so you may be wondering why I am babystepping a SALT post, maybe you are wondering – Salt … Continue reading

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12 of 50 Babysteps- Pudding

  Pudding is not really a staple in our house but it is a special treat every now and then.  When I looked what was actually in pudding… I saw ALOT of artificial gunk and unpronounceable ingredients.  Thanks to a … Continue reading

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11 of 50 Babysteps- Hot Dogs

Back to taking baby(food)steps! We apologize for our hiatus from our 50 Steps posts…lots going on at Babyfoodsteps and unfortunately this project had been on the back burner (no pun intended!). But it is back! Hot Dogs have long been … Continue reading

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10 of 50 Babysteps- Maple Syrup

The tradition in our house is eating daddy’s famous frying pan size pancakes on Saturday morning! They are delicious! But I am so ashamed to say…that we used to top them in what we thought was “Syrup”… and while I … Continue reading

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9 of 50 Babysteps- Food Coloring

Artificial Colors have been on my radar since early on in this journey… they became a cornerstone in the 3 FREE Babysteps and recently emerged again as I delved into their harmful effects on the body at the cellular level and … Continue reading

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8 of 50 Babysteps- Icing

Yes you can LICK the Icing! So after writing all about some of the dangers of artificial colors, you are probably wondering if everything we eat in our house is WHITE?  Unfortunately, for Lady A, the answer is often yes … Continue reading

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