Category: Year 2

  • Squash & Greens Frittata Recipe

    Squash & Greens Frittata Recipe

    If you’re familiar with Yumi, then you’re probably familiar with our truly delicious Squash + Greens blend. It features oodles of nutrients, from vitamin K-packed kale (yay for heart health!) to beta-carotene-packed butternut squash (which converts to Vitamin A in the body). It’s a nutrient-powerhouse for the littlest person in your house. However, this delicious…

  • Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce Recipe

    Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce Recipe

    Two things we’ve learned while spending time with kids. 1) Not all kids eat their vegetables. 2) Almost all kids love pasta. With those two facts in mind, we wanted to create a pasta sauce that snuck in as many veggies as possible — for those moments when little ones decide to be picky and…

  • Red Risotto Recipe

    Red Risotto Recipe

    The risotto we remember from childhood was thick, creamy, and loaded with butter and cheese. We’re happy to report that risotto can be colorful, easy to make (we promise) and even healthy. Now let’s talk about the ingredients. Vegetable broth adds loads of flavor, a subtle saltiness, and tons of nutrients. Beets are a beautiful…

  • Vegetable & Lentil Coconut Curry Recipe

    Vegetable & Lentil Coconut Curry Recipe

    Curry is one of the most comforting flavors in the world. One taste immediately conjures memories of favorite dishes from Thailand and India. Curry — which typically consists of turmeric, coriander, cardamom, cumin, sweet basil, and red pepper, is a healthy way to bring dynamic flavor to vegetarian and vegan dishes. Turmeric has become increasingly…

  • Dreamy Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe

    Dreamy Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe

    Smoothies can be a controversial snack for little ones. This is because they are usually packed with fruit sugars. Although the sugars that come from fruit are natural, as with anything, there is such a thing as too much. This is especially true when it’s displacing other nutrients. This is why we created this Dreamy…

  • Banana + Oat Pancakes Recipe

    Banana + Oat Pancakes Recipe

    The most delicious 3-ingredient pancakes. Banana. Eggs. Oats. That’s it! We promise you’ll be hooked.

  • Homemade Applesauce Recipe

    Homemade Applesauce Recipe

    Apples. Lucuma. Cinnamon. Nutmeg. Our recipe for classic, no-sugar-added, homemade applesauce.

  • How Plant-Based Diets for Kids Can Still be Healthy

    How Plant-Based Diets for Kids Can Still be Healthy

    Our Nerd Council Expert, Dr. Manasa Mantravadi is a board certified pediatrician who practices in Indiana as a Pediatric Hospitalist. In 2019, Dr. Mantravadi received the “Physician Mentor of the Year” award at Indiana University School of Medicine, the largest medical school in the country. She is on a mission to help create a safer,…

  • Salmon, Orzo, and Broccoli Dinner Recipe

    Salmon, Orzo, and Broccoli Dinner Recipe

    Saying that dinnertime can be stressful is an understatement. You want something easy and light, your spouse wants something hearty, your kid just wants mac and cheese— and everyone is on the precipice of “hangry.”Thankfully, this dish is a crowd pleaser and can be pulled together in under 30 minutes. Serve it with some steamed…

  • Vegetable & Quinoa Chili Recipe

    Vegetable & Quinoa Chili Recipe

    Your new favorite one-pot wonder. Nutrient-dense vegetables, fluffy quinoa, warming spices.

  • Cinnamon Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe

    Cinnamon Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe

    Oatmeal is an easily forgotten classic. Every time we go to the grocery store, we are shocked at the amount of sugar they fit into tiny instant-oatmeal packages. The reality (that often slips our mind) is that oatmeal is so incredibly easy to make and doesn’t have to be a sugar bomb to be tasty.…

  • Mango & Squash Smoothie Recipe

    Mango & Squash Smoothie Recipe

    Who doesn’t love a good mango? Not only are they scrumptious, they’re also packed with potassium, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and magnesium. Mangos can be too sweet in a smoothie, so we use butternut squash to balance them out.  The bee pollen may seem random, but it is essential during allergy season.…

  • Baked Zucchini Bites Recipe

    Baked Zucchini Bites Recipe

    If you have a garden, it’s likely to be overflowing with summer squash this time of year, (hence the name). Even if you don’t have a garden, you’re bound to see an abundance of summer squash at your local farmer’s market or grocery store. Summer squash is harvested prematurely before the rind hardens and the…

  • Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

    Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

    You know it’s fall once the pumpkin-flavored treats hit the shelves. While the hype around pumpkin spiced lattes and pumpkin pies are completely warranted, savory pumpkin dishes are few and far between. This hummus recipe is a great way to diversify your autumn palette. It’s earthy, delicious, and chock-full of fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin…

  • Mini Beet Burger Recipe

    Mini Beet Burger Recipe

    Beets. Black Beans. Quinoa. Onion. Spices. This grown-up version of Yumi’s Beet Burger blend can be enjoyed by the whole family. 

  • Super Power Muffins Recipe

    Super Power Muffins Recipe

    It’s difficult to find options that are both healthy and convenient for little ones. Most convenient options aren’t healthy, and healthy options can be way too time-consuming. Your little one is rapidly growing, and the tummy grumbles make round-the-clock appearances. Once the hangry sets in, you are looking at an epic mini meltdown.  These muffins…

  • Instant Pot Veggie Stew Recipe

    Instant Pot Veggie Stew Recipe

    No matter the weather, a good veggie stew is always in season. If it’s been a long day and you need something comforting, or if you’re just looking for an excuse to use your Instant Pot, this recipe is quick, easy, and healthy. 

  • Vegan Coconut Yogurt Drops Recipe

    Vegan Coconut Yogurt Drops Recipe

    With summer fast approaching, it is the perfect time to drop this refreshing recipe! These drops melt quickly in a baby’s mouth. Made with unsweetened yogurt, and a fruit or vegetable puree, it’s a great way to use up any extra Yumi you have lying around. The best part? It takes less than 5 minutes…

  • Oat, Pecan, & Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

    Oat, Pecan, & Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

    Finding a balance between eating healthy and indulging occasionally is a real art. We want to give our bodies the best, most nutritious foods possible – and we want to teach our children how to do the same. However, sometimes we just want a damn cookie.

  • Healthy Chocolate Pancakes Recipe

    Healthy Chocolate Pancakes Recipe

    Pancakes have a pretty great reputation in the eyes of kids–you can make them into fun shapes and add endless toppings. Pancakes always hit the spot, and even the pickiest half-pint will gobble up these secretly super healthy ones. To make life easier, you can prepare the batter in a blender–that means no whisking or…