Category Archives: Recipes


Lady A’s Merry Marshmallow Meringues

Merry Almost Christmas!! It is cookie exchange time! This year I was bound and determined to make a cookie exchange recipe that was “safe” for Lady A, so that when I was baking for the event I could make extras … Continue reading

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Lady A’s Doughnuts- Gluten Free / Casein Free / Soy Free / Low Salicylate

The other day I came across something I wrote when I first started this blog… and it made me pause and realize just how much this journey (and this blog) have transformed and how much we (and I) have morphed! … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2013

As is our tradition every year at Babyfoodsteps, we like to make homemade non-toxic gifts and share the recipe with you all! This year we made quite a few of these Santa Soaps (from our 2011 post!) to give to friends, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2012

I love this time of year… making gifts that (hopefully) keep on giving throughout the coming year. As I have done in the past here (2011) and here (2010), I attempt to “make-over” a household item and give it to … 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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Lady A’s Oatmeal Cookies

Today I made a double batch of these cookies. They are a favorite around here and ones we keep on hand at ALL TIMES in the freezer for Lady A for a last-minute pre-school snack, playdate, or treat on the run! … Continue reading

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G is for GingerSnap

My dear friend, Susi, first introduced me to these natural-tummy-ache-calming cookies back when I was pregnant with my daughter and very sick ALL the time!  Ginger has a calming effect on the GI system…plus they are just plain YUMMY! I … Continue reading

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D is for Dehydrator

If you read my baby step #4.5 post about my first attempt at making zucchini chips, you know that this excercise took up all my counter top space, not to mention a good part of my weekend! So you can … Continue reading

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C is for Crockpot Lasagna

I did it!! After about 25+ attempts in my 8 years of marriage +10 years of dating myhusband…I made a lasagna that my significant other ATE..and LIKED! Yipee! I originally found the recipe from Kraft Food and Family Magazine but modified … Continue reading

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