Recipe of the Week- Sweet Potatoes!

Melissa, May 17, 2010

Sweet Potatoes Puree (6+ Months, great 1st introduction food) Ingredients: 4  Sweet Potatoes 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Wash and dry your sweet potatoes. 3. Poke about 8 holes in each sweet potato. 4. Wrap each sweet potato in tinfoil and place on the middle oven shelf.  Cook for 1 hour. 5. Once cooked allow the sweet potato’s to cool and then remove skin.(tip:  It’s easier to cut them in half and pull the skins off.  They still need to be a bit warm for this to work best. ) 6. Puree in a food processor or blender adding breast milk or water as needed. 7. Pour into Wean Cubes. Remember to check the temperature before serving. Store the leftovers in the fridge for 3 days or the freezer for 6 months. Yields Approximately: 3 cups (775ml)

No Cook Recipe-Banana!

Melissa, May 17, 2010

Banana Mush This one is really easy! Another great meal that does not need to be cooked or pureed! Ingredients: 1 banana 1. Peel banana 2. After you have peeled your banana place it in a bowl and mash with your fork. 3. Spoon into Wean Cubes. Banana alone does not store well after 2 days in the fridge. It is fine when with other ingredients. Yields Approximately: ½ cup (125ml)

Flavor of the Week-Zoobies

Melissa, May 17, 2010

This is a must have for every family that travels! The first time I flew with both weaners I was surprised to find out that they don’t offer complimentary blankets and pillows on West Jet flights anymore, you have to purchase them.  This made for an uncomfortable journey. I saw Zoobies before we left on our Christmas vacation and bought them for the weaners (from Bo Bebe in Calgary).  They are awesome!  Its a 3 in 1; stuffed animal, pillow, and blanket!  They are all super user friendly and even the 1 year old knew how to take out her blanket.  An added bonus of her blanket  is the fleecy corner she can snuggle into. The girls now keep them in the truck for all our travels.  There were tons of different animals and colors at the store and online:  Enjoy!

An Apple a Day…

Melissa, May 17, 2010

We have all heard the old saying, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’.  What makes apples so famous? Well…A 1/2 cup of Wean Green’s Apple Puree contains: 55 calories; 15 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g total dietary fiber; 4 mg calcium; .2 mg iron; 3 mg sodium; 97 mg potassium; 4 mg magnesium; 9 mg phosphorous; 1 RAE vitamin A; 17 mcg beta-carotene; 13 mg vitamin C;

Parenting by Nature-Great Place to Buy Wean Cubes!

Melissa, May 13, 2010

Welcome Parenting by Nature!  Baby by Nature…need I say more?  Great site for Wean Cubes as well as organic baby items.  Tons of information on the world of cloth diapers, slings and organic toys.  We couldn’t be happier to say they are now part of our team!

Lets Bring Back… GLASS MILK JUGS!

Melissa, May 12, 2010

I love the idea of purchasing my organic milk in a re-usable glass milk jug! Why did they switch from glass to plastic? Lets do our part to bring this environmental idea back to life!!  The picture above is from a great American company, Shatto Milk Company.  They just get it! Check out this green is sexy blog post to read about why drinking out of plastic jugs is not sexy! Care to join my new movement? Start pestering your local grocer to bring it in! They can do anything 🙂 Here is where you can find some.  For my friendly neighbors check out’s list of Dairies Using Glass Bottles in US. You proud Canadians may have to search a little more!  I have contacted Dairy Farmers of Canada in hopes that they can help me in my search.  Do you know of some? Please send them my way! I promise a post will come soon with a Canadian list… until then…

Wean Cubes are Hitting the Costa Rican Shelves Soon!

Melissa, May 11, 2010

I wish I was a Wean Cube right now! We have secured a distributor in Costa Rica!! I am so excited and YES I will be stopping by to visit them soon. If only I could get a deal on shipping me there too:) Carolina Jimenez is our exclusive distributor for Costa Rica.  If you are lucky enough to be in Costa Rica and are looking for some Wean Cubes give Carolina a quick shout to find out where she hides them.  Carolina can be reached through email- Welcome to the team Carolina, we are so happy you have joined the team!

Rocky Mountain Kid will now have Wean Cubes!

Melissa, May 10, 2010

Wean Green is so happy to introduce you to our newest Retailer, Rocky Mountain Kid!  My weaners are Rocky Mountain Kids and I completely understand the need for quality mountain gear for kids!  Check out their site for some fantastic clothing, accessories and gear for your Rocky Mountain Weaners!  Thanks so much for joining the team Rocky Mountain Kid! Contact us if you are interested in showcasing Wean Cubes in your store too!

Growing up Organic Now Carries Wean Cubes!

Melissa, May 10, 2010

Another fantastic retailer for Wean Green!  Welcome Growing Up Organic! So excited to have Nicole and the team on board, they stand for everything we believe in!! Growing Up Organic has a great selection of Organic baby products! My favorite (other than the obvious)  is Mama K’s Play Clay! It is a really cool play clay that comes in 5 different scents: bergamot, lavender, geranium, lemongrass, sweet orange. Contact us if you are interested in showcasing Wean Cubes in your store too!

Welcome Tadpole!

Melissa, May 10, 2010

We are so excited that Wean Cubes will soon be available on the shelves of Tadpole in Boston, and available on their website! Thanks for joining the team Tadpole, we are thrilled! Now if only I could get to Boston on one of these shipments I would be an even happier mama! Contact us if you are interested in showcasing Wean Cubes in your store too!

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