It seems like Little Sweet Pea and I are always on the go. From running errands around town, going to swimming lessons and playing at the local park, I always end up packing a lot of food in the diaper bag. I like to make my own foods for Little Sweet Pea, but when we are on the go it means that I have to lug around spoons, bibs, and breakable jars. I like the convenience of using the disposable food pouches, but I would really prefer for him to eat my own baby purees. When I was contacted by Little Green Pouch to try their reusable food pouches I was super excited!
I loved the idea of a “reusable” food pouch that can be filled with the homemade foods that Little Sweet Pea enjoys. No longer did I need to carry around breakable jars or bulky plastic containers filled with food. I didn’t even need to carry a spoon! With these pouches he was able to feed himself!
Today’s recipe is one of Little Sweet Pea’s favorite-Roasted Banana and Pear Puree. It’s creamy, sweet, with delicious caramel notes. Roasting the bananas and pears intensifies the flavors even more, making this baby puree so good you might even find yourself eating it!
I’m very excited about today’s giveaway for all the mamma’s and papa’s out there! The wonderful folks over at Little Green Pouch are giving one lucky Sweet Pea’s Kitchen reader a Little Green Pouch Starter Kit with 4 reusable food pouches and dissolvable content and date labels. That way you’ll be all set to make your own homemade purees for your bundle of joy! Don’t have a little one around the house? They would make a wonderful shower gift as well! Just follow the directions below for a chance to win!
The food pouches are made of durable, BPA-free, PVC-free & phthalate-free plastic. They’re reusable and dishwasher and freezer safe!
They’re also zipper sealed at the top so the pouch can be opened and filled with up to 6 ounces of your favorite pureed foods!
You’ll also get water-soluble labels that stick easily to pouches and tupperware containers. With these labels you’ll never forget what is in your pouches!
How to Enter: Leave a comment on this post answering the question: “What would you put in the Little Green Pouch?” Feel free to leave links to your favorite puree recipes.
Extra Entries: The following five opportunities below will earn one extra entry into the giveaway for each. You must leave separate comments for each one to ensure that they are counted as separate entries:
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 11:59 CST GIVEAWAY CLOSED!
Winner: The winner will be selected at random by Sweet Pea’s Kitchen using Random.org. The giveaway is only open to U.S. residents. Be sure a valid email address is included with your comment(s). All entries received after the deadline will not be considered. Entries that do not follow the entry requirements will not be considered. Winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to confirm receipt of the email. If the winner does not reply within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.
2 bananas, halved crosswise and lengthwise
2 pears, cut into wedges
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Place the bananas and pears on prepared baking sheet and roast for 25 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. When the pears are cool enough to handle, peel off the skins and discard.
Transfer bananas and pears to a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Puree until smooth, adding water one tablespoon at a time, if necessary until desired consistency is reached.
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