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Easy Recipes to Try with Your Nine to Twelve-Month-Old

In the middle of my daughter’s one year check up, our pediatrician took me by surprise. He casually mentioned that by the time she turns 18 months old, she should be eating what my husband and I are eating. In six months time, if we were eating chicken and brussel sprouts, she would be eating chicken and brussels sprouts. If we were eating Papa John’s pizza, she would be eating Papa John’s pizza. Right then and there I decided to start offering her options that better aligned with our typical meals, instead of relying on pouches and your average “kid cuisine.” My philosophy was that the sooner we introduced textures and flavors that aligned with our palettes, the better. I certainly don’t want to morph into a personal chef, taking orders on demand from a toddler. Operation make-my-kid-eat-like-us was officially on. Here are three easy recipes that have become staples…