Since Vivien is now a pro at eating puffs and mum mums, I wanted to try something a bit different (and a better caloric option, not anything against puffs and mum mums, but I use them to keep her busy while we eat, and watching her chow through 4 mum mums seems a bit silly.)
Enter: Black Beans. I bought Organic canned black beans, and rinsed them really well (that oily junk creeps me out about canned beans, I think it’s foul looking) and plopped them on her tray and watched her skeptically.
She loves them! And I love how healthy they are!
Today at lunch, she gobbled up all her beans, and I caught her feeding her puffs to the dog. And black beans are super high in protein (which is good, because I still can’t stomach grounding up meat to give her to eat. It makes me heave.) and they are also very high in fiber (which means that I don’t have to feed her prunes every single morning.)
The other stuff on her tray is turkey lunch meat. She wasn’t a fan.
Question to readers: When did you introduce a sippy cup? Or didn’t you give one at all? V is exclusively breast fed and despises all the sippy cups I have given her so far, and I don’t want to waste money on new ones. I’d like to start giving her a couple ounces of water a day, but she refuses to drink water from a bottle. Any insight would be helpful. Favorite brand? Straw cup?