carrots: round one

Natalie tried her first grown-up food this morning (that rice cereal doesn’t count as people-food): Carrots!

Here are some pictures of our mashed carrot adventure, about which Mikey and I were super excited and Natalie was entirely unenthused.

The yummy carrots from our local farm share, steaming away:


Excited to be mashing them up in the handmill:


Poor, unsuspecting Natalie:


Taking her first bite:


Not sure what to think about this new taste….

Deciding it does NOT taste good:


Starting to express her displeasure over the whole experience:


Seriously questioning the need to eat more…


And, ultimately, deciding that screaming bloody murder is the best way to make the carrot force-feeding stop:


We’ll be going in for Carrots: Round Two tomorrow.

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3 thoughts on “carrots: round one

  1. ya know…not that i'm an expert in baby food, but i am an expert in my own dislike for carrots. however, i love them when mashed with sweet potato, and perhaps a little cinnamon or nutmeg.what do you think?

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