Ruth has thought of everything! The Super Baby Food Book is packed with helpful hints and money-saving tips. Here are just a few straight from the pages of Super Baby Food!
Money Saver: Replace part of hamburger with cooked bulgur or cooked brown rice to improve your health and pocketbook. Replace a quarter of a pound of ground meat with one cup of lightly sautted, finely grated carrot, potato, or sweet potato, or a combination
Tip: Dried fruit is easier to chop if it is cold – place in the freezer for about an hour to chill. Use kitchen scissors to cut into small pieces. To prevent sticking, rub butter on or oil-spray the scissors or dip them into hot water or granulated sugar
Tip: Keep a large paintbrush in the trunk of your car to dust sand and dirt from kids’ shoes. Or keep empty freezer bags for kids’ muddy shoes to save your car’s carpet
Tip: Watch your toddler carefully as he eats. Toddlers sometimes get tired of chewing in the middle of a meal and tend to swallow food whole
Money Saver: If you don’t want to invest in a dishwasher basket, use those green plastic containers in which strawberries are sold. Connect two together with twist ties to form a box for holding silicon nipples, baby bottle caps, cookie cutters, and other small items