By: Deanna Linder
“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans”- John Lennon, Beautiful Boy.
Being a cook (with a fully stocked kitchen) and being pregnant was a bad combination. When a craving came on, I could whip it up in a second. I was generally into the heavy on the carb dishes and homemade pizza was at least a weekly menu item. There were also the fudge brownies and the fresh pastas. I thought for sure this kid would come out a foodie just like his mom.
Fast forward and the kid is now six months. Time to start feeding him real food and I’m fully motivated to pull out my cooking skills and make this kid the tastiest homemade baby meals. Like John Lennon said, apparently the kid had other plans for me. He has no interest in my homemade cream of wheat with organic tahini and fresh fruit and not the least bit excited over my vegetable- rich chicken soup. Even the amazing summer Israel fruits, like melon and watermelon, don’t bring a smile to his face.
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