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HappyBaby Food Review & Giveaway

June 14, 2010 Sarah Coggins

As a mother, it’s important to me to give my son the best food possible. From his first day of life, I started by breastfeeding. (Not that I disagree with formula. We even supplemented with some during Dylan’s early days at the urging of our pediatrician for health reasons.) As he began to eat solid foods, I starting making his food and I still make the majority of the foods he eats. However, there are some foods I don’t make (ie, rice cereal) and sometimes I’ve just fallen behind or want to mix up the pallet a bit.

I originally stumbled across HappyBaby Food by accident one day perusing foods in the freezer aisle of the grocery store. I loved that they had food just like my homemade ones – organic foods, pureed and frozen into 1 ounce portions. I picked up a box to try at home. Dylan loved the taste and devoured them. I loved the convenience and good nutrition.

When the opportunity arose to taste test a few HappyBaby Food products for a review and giveaway, I jumped at the chance. It was a bit like Christmas when the packages arrived. We received an assortment of frozen and dry foods to try.

Dylan is in a self-feeding stage right now where he prefers to feed himself more than eat off a spoon from us. That said, we started our taste testing with the HappyBites products. The variety of shapes and textures of the different options seemed to grab his attention right away. I think he was curious about these new items that we didn’t cut into tiny pieces. He could finally grab, hold and bite into them on his own.

Enjoying a Chicken Bite

The only leftovers on Dylan’s highchair tray after trying the Chicken Bites and Salmon Stix were a bit of the breading. Can’t blame him there. Personally, I found the Mac+Cheese and the Chicken to be very tasty. All three cooked best in the oven.

We already had some familiarity with the HappyBaby Frozen products so I was excited to see flavors that we hadn’t tried in the shipment. Dylan surprised me with his love of the “Mama Grain” mixture of organic bananas, black beans and quinoa. This particular flavor smelled like banana bread. Yum!

The Organic Puffs and HappyMelts were also a big hit. I’ve tried both myself and found them to be tasty. Dylan eats every piece that he can get his hands on so I take it he finds them tasty too. The puffs were less sugary than other brands we’ve used which is a huge plus to me as a parent.

All in all, we were very pleased with all the products we tried and Dylan will definitely be enjoying more in the future. Now we want to share with you. Compliments of HappyBaby Food, one reader will win the following:

  • 2 free trial coupons for each of the HappyBaby Food product lines
  • 1 FAQ on Probiotics & DHA
  • 1 Infant & Toddler Nutrition Guide, co-authored by Dr. Sears
  • 1 HappyFamily Recipes

To Enter, leave a comment on this post with your baby’s favorite HappyBaby Food product or which product you think your baby might like the best.

Want to gain additional entries? Here are a few ways:

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  3. follow HappyBaby Food on Twitter – @HappyBabyFood
  4. tweet about this giveaway using “I want to win the HappyBaby Food #giveaway from @HappyBabyFood & @2pawsdesigns! #contest Please RT” (valid for extra entry once per day)
  5. blog about this giveaway
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  7. “like” HappyFamily on Facebook

For each additional entry, please post a new comment. Ie, if you tweeted or blogged about the giveaway, come back and post a link. Thanks!

Giveaway is open to all US residents 18 years or older. Ends Sunday, June 20th at 9:00pm Eastern time. Winner will be picked by Winner will be contacted by email address. Be sure to either leave a valid email address along with your comment or check back on Monday, June 21st when the winner is announced to email it to me then.

Note: HappyBaby Food products were received to try for review, however, all opinions expressed are strictly my own.

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  • Benita June 14, 2010 at 9:55 am
    What a HAPPYBABY :) I don't need to be entered into the contest since my baby is almost 20! But I couldn't not comment on that cute picture :) He's getting so big!
  • Diana June 15, 2010 at 9:24 am
    He is getting so big. And he is so cute Sarah...Gosh wish they had these frozen foods when Daniel and Monica were babies, I had to cook all their food from scratch. Since I would not eat those bottle food why give them to the kids. Mom made Natalies...
  • mmd June 15, 2010 at 2:28 pm
    I'm sure L would love some HappyVeggie bites! =)
  • Wanda June 15, 2010 at 9:28 pm
    Give me a few years and I'll be ready to eat the stuff Sarah!! Looks like your busy! I haven't been on 2 peas in almost a month! Learning to do other things like cards and life! Dylan sure gets cuter by the day! You blessed Mommie you!! Take care girl!
  • Caitlin June 17, 2010 at 8:22 am
    We looove Happy Baby! My little guy loves the veggie burgers and mac + cheese patties. Yum!

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