pure, simple goodness ~ ella’s kitchen

Well, I have to apologize as it seems I made some readers anxious I had gone into early labor because there wasn’t a post Monday morning!  So sorry!  Not nearly as exciting as that!!  Just had a super busy weekend and it seems both girls came down with colds again so my time got away from me.

BUUUT, I do have a great little product tip to share with you and it SAVED me when the girls had first come down with colds a few weeks ago (Pnemonia and Bronchitis)….

They of course had no appetite and weren’t even interested in eating the Pedialyte pops (which both normally suck down like they are Otterpops!).  I had been sent a package of samples from Ella’s Kitchen to try out, and in desperate resort to see if they would eat SOMETHING, I grabbed a couple and gave them to both girls.

THEY SUCKED THEM DOWN! I looked at them totally wide eyed and grabbed a couple more…..

Once more, GONE!

I was ecstatic!

Addie is used to this type of snack as we usually by the applesauce at Trader Joe’s in the squeeze containers, but I love that the Ella’s Kitchen products come with other fruits and vegetables as well as a smoothie option.  And while both girls are pretty good about eating whatever we give them when we are out, they also get “distracted” in busy and fun surroundings, so it’s nice to have these in my bag to give them as they feel like they are getting a treat, and I know they are eating something healthy!

Here is what you get from Ella’s Kitchen Stage 1 Baby Food and Smoothie Fruit:

“A yummy blend of 100% organic fruit and vegetables with nothing else added, not even water.  We come in handy pouches that fit snugly in a bag – great for moms on the go!”

  • USDA organic approved
  • For babies 4 months and older
  • New pouch with re-sealable anti-choke screw top
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free, egg free, wheat free
  • allergen free
  • Great taste – kids love it!
  • No mess, no spoon

The following are currently available in the US:

Stage 1 (4 months and up):

Carrot, Apple, &Parsnip
Broccoli, Pears & Peas
Sweet Potato, Apple, Pumpkin & Blueberry
Peaches & Bananas
Strawberries & Apples
Apples & Bananas

Smoothies (great for lunch box snacks!):

“The Yellow One” – Bananas, Mangos, Apricots & Apples
“The Red One” – Strawberries, Raspberries, Apples & Bananas

And if you feel like making yourself a little jealous, check out what they get in the UK!!  I WISH we had all these available to us here!

These honestly were so loved by my girls and were so easy that I quickly went out and purchased more to have on hand.  You can find them in stores and online at Babies R Us, and online at Diapers.com.  If you are in California, you can also find them at Bristol Farms in Southern California, and Whole Foods in Northern California.

A definite favorite to carry in my diaper bag for the Littles!

Anyone want to try a sample box out for yourself???
Ella’s Kitchen is doing a Sample Box Giveaway!!

Here are the simple rules:

  1. Follow Ella’s Kitchen on Facebook or Twitter (1 entry)
  2. Subscribe to daily emails from My Favorite Everything (1 entry)
  3. Tweet about this giveaway, just copy and paste “Check out @ellaskitchen on @myfaveverything! Easy, organic baby food! http://ow.ly/15gWD”
    (1 entry)
  4. Leave a Facebook post about the giveaway, copy and paste it back into your comment below. (1 entry)
  5. Vote at Top Mommy Blogs – your click is your vote! (1 entry)

Entry will close at 5:00pm PST on Sunday, February 14th.

(Disclosure: I was not paid for this post.  I was sent a box of samples to try out and loved them so much that I have now stocked our pantry with a variety of flavors!  Hope it becomes a favorite for you as well!)

OHHHHHHH, anyone want to know who won the Perideau Designs Giveaway.


OK, well then I can let you know Friday….

I kid, I kid!!

Congrats to Deidre!! You were chosen by Random.org!
Please email me at shanna@myfavoriteeverything.com

Thanks to everyone that entered!

33 thoughts on “pure, simple goodness ~ ella’s kitchen”

  1. These are really cool…great for on the go eating! I would love to see what my little girl thinks of them. :) Another great find Shanna!

  2. I became a friend on the Ella’s Kitchen website, since I don’t twitter, I went that route. First 500 friends get a free weaning guide…I’m crossing my fingers that’s me!

  3. These would be great for my little girl! Still on stage 1 and almost ready for stage 2!
    I became a fan on fb.

  4. 1) DONE
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    Hey all you with kiddies! Ella’s Kitchen is having a gift box GIVEAWAY for lots of yummy ORGANIC 100% REAL FRUIT BLENDS that your kids will LOVE! A MUST HAVE for moms on the go and when your kids won’t eat anything days(and I know we’ve all been there)!

    For babies 4 months and olderNew pouch with re-sealable anti-choke screw top, USDA Approved, Gluten freeDairy free, egg free, wheat free, allergen free, Great taste – kids love it! No mess, no spoon!

    Check it out! Check out @ellaskitchen on @myfaveverything! Easy, organic baby food! http://ow.ly/15gWD

    Treat yourself and SUBSCRIBE TO http://www.myfavoriteeverything.com
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  5. I am not going to Baltimore. Though I would love to, being that my third babe is due in 4 weeks the airlines wont let me fly! But have so much fun!!

  6. and I have officially tweeted…

    What a great special treat for my babe! Love the trader joes ones… thanks for tipping me off to those too!

  7. Would love to try these with Kelsey. Great to have something healthy I can throw in the diaper bag since we seem to be pretty much always on the go.

    I’m following Ella’s kitchen on FB

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