Category Archives: Snacks


Back to School 2015- Planet Box lunch!

Today my kiddos headed back to school! 1st and 5th grade I can hardly believe it! It has become tradition in our house for a fun and creative back to school lunch in our PLANET Boxes.  I have written about … Continue reading

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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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A-OK Pantry Makeover

This  post is dedicated to my mom, the most organized person, perhaps, in the world! She has earned her nickname from my dad, as the “white tornado” and can put the organizers on shows like “Clean Sweep” to shame!  She … Continue reading

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The Candy Fairy Has Left the Building

Happy Halloween 2013! With kiddos aged 4  and 8, trick-or-treating is a top priority around our house…even in the pouring down rain this year.  The excitement of running full speed from house to house, had smiles plastered from ear to … Continue reading

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Snack Attack~ Healthy options for Kids and Adults

Oh my, Oh my! I am missing my Babyfoodstepper gals from Texas… I found this post in my DRAFT folder today and figured it was as good time as any to post it (oooops! only nearly 2 years late!) and … Continue reading

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Back to School~ Planet Box Style

Ok, this is becoming a habit  tradition around here! On the first day of school we do all the usual pics, you know: kiddo with backpack, kiddo at bus stop, kiddo with sibling, kiddo with mom… but we also like … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day ~ BabyFoodSteps Style

Hope you are having a wonderful LOVE day! We are celebrating Baby{food}Step Style here! To make these fun “homemade” Valentine’s- 1. Take a photo of your Child holding a PVC pipe. 2. Use a program like youdoodle, photoshop or other … Continue reading


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Food Free Treats

This time of year is a difficult one to navigate for any parent with a child with food allergies, food intolerances and metabolic issues. It seems as if many celebrations in our culture are synonymous with food and specific “treats” … 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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