Baby Bites in the News

Happy Birthday to My Happy Meal

Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You. Happy Birthday, Dear Happy Meal, Happy Birthday to You! I know it's hard to ...

Nonna Joann on TV

Following are several TV appearances for Baby Bites™ author Nonna Joann Bruso. Nonna Joann speaks about picky eaters, preparing healthy family ...

Spoonful of Love

Parenting a Picky Eater

Take The Baby Bites Quiz Find out how proficient you are at promoting picky eating in your prodigy. If your offspring is ...

Fueling a Picky Eater

Picky eating is a prevailing concern for parents and rightly so. We have more picky eaters than every before. Depending ...

Transform Your Picky Eater

Children are experts at parent manipulation. If you have a picky eater, you know firsthand how frustrating it can be ...

How Parents Make Picky Eaters Worse

Exasperated, frustrated, and well-meaning parents actually make their child’s picky eating worse. It’s no wonder. Much of the advice concerning ...

E-Z Long-Term Food Storage

I didn't see the wisdom of a well-stocked pantry until we moved to the country over 30 years ago. At ...

SAVE–Transform Your Picky Eater

For a limited time you can purchase Baby Bites at a ridiculously low price. Instead of $19.95—now only $3 (Plus Shipping) Baby Bites: Transforming a Picky Eater into a Healthy Eater Stumped over failed methods that do nothing to change your child’s persnickety eating? Tried every parenting trick and your picky eater hasn’t budged an [...]

My Unofficial Costco Organic Foods List

“Costco Organic Foods” is a list I originally put together for my son-in-law, David in 2008. He has a Costco membership, but lives a distance from a store. Because, he will be the one driving to the store and shopping, he wanted to know what organic food products I found at Costco (Sam’s has similar [...]

Almost Free Bone Broth

It’s that time of year, when we fight the flu and colds. Bone Broth is a super-nutritious way to fortify your body. I have regularly made chicken soup with a whole chicken, but I’ve never made broth from bones. This recipe is a way to have a nutritious broth (and then soup), at a fraction [...]


GOOT: Garlic Oil Ointment Effective Remedy for Colds and Flu This year, the cold and flu season came early. I’m always on the lookout for effective home remedies. Do you automatically reach for Vicks VaporRub when you or your kids have a cold or the flu? While there are many healthful ingredients in Vicks VaporRub, [...]

Wholesome Treats…Isn’t an Oxymoron

Let’s admit it…we LOVE our snacks. That’s what makes eating healthy such a chore. We’re addicted to chips and cookies and ice cream. Snacking on junk food is the number one reason people won’t give whole foods a chance. What would you say if I told you, “You can eat healthy and still have your [...]

Company Herb Roasted Lamb Chops

Herb Roasted Lamb Chops This is an easy recipe that is sure to please company: You’ll Need: 6 large garlic cloves, pressed 1½ tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, lightly crushed 1½ tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, lightly crushed 2 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil (plus one) 8 — 1¼-inch-thick lamb loin chops (eight chops come [...]

Aspartame Poisoning

You either love or hate him, depending if you lean right or left politically. Glenn Beck is a conservative radio and TV host, known for his provocative TV show, “The Glenn Beck Program” and a daily radio program.  Beck’s programs fuse “Entertainment and Enlightenment.” Beck has been in the news for his summer Washington DC [...]

Zucchini Bread

Have you guessed yet that I have an overabundance of zucchini this year? My husband once joked that I even made Zucchini ice cream. When you have too much zucchini, make bread! I like to make muffins, especially if you have a small family. (These are large muffins. You can certainly make them smaller.) The [...]


I can’t wait until my eggplant is ready to be picked and cooked! My favorite recipes for eggplant are Ratatouille and Eggplant Parmigiana. (Click Here for my Parmigiana recipe) Grow little eggplant, grow! Ratatouille You’ll Need: 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive or coconut oil 3-4 cups cubed eggplant (buy [...]

Italian Garden Salad

I can’t believe how very fast this summer is going! Garden bounty is here. I came up with this yummy Italian Garden Salad using everything from my garden (with the exception of avocados). I hope you enjoy it as much as we did. The Parmesan Cheese topping is optional and not shown in this picture. [...]

Processed Foods = Sugar

How much sugar is there in processed foods? Turns out a lot! We tend to overlook added sugars in processed foods. But, sugar is a primary ingredient in most of our processed foods and breakfast foods are the worst. Sugar is an early riser, who loves to ambush your child first thing in the morning. [...]