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  • This is what a Japanese baby eats.

  • And y Mm hmm.

  • So many of you who follow the channel know that nine months ago I had a baby boy and just recently, or should I say, in the last several months, he started eating baby food.

  • Before we started feeding, I had no idea what babies aged, so I naturally asked my family friends, especially in the U.

  • S.

  • Some of them really didn't know, while others guessed apple sauce and others told me right cereal, which I took on board.

  • But as soon as we started feeding our baby, I soon realized that Japanese babies eat here in Japan is completely different, or at least what I was told.

  • So I thought it was interesting enough to share all of this with you.

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  • Let me bring in one more piece to this puzzle.

  • Michael, You wanna help me?

  • Sure.

  • Okay, so first of all, let's just quickly talk about when he first started eating.

  • Basically, he started eating kind of like rice or rice porridge.

  • Rice with a lot of water, a lot of water out there.

  • We introduce him to vegetables and fruits a little bit and then a little bit of fish.

  • So one thing to point out is that the food that we're serving here is just readily available in Japan, and that's what makes up the majority of the menu.

  • But I'm sure that whatever country you're from, it's a lot different.

  • And because it's so different, we're actually interested to hear what you also are feeding your babies.

  • So let us know in the comments, let us know a country you're coming from.

  • I here in Europe Fae feed cheese.

  • Really?

  • I thought it was really interesting because we don't eat cheese.

  • Something like later, interesting.

  • Early on in like stage two.

  • First of all, this is Michael preparing her meal twice a week.

  • We meal prep and pretty solid into ice cube trays as the food has to be eaten within 48 to 72 hours each time it takes about 1.5 2 hours to prepare the trays.

  • How many hours does it take you to prepare at each meal, each meal, like 10 minutes, 15 minutes?

  • Because I do this, we also remove all the season the veggies like okra and tomatoes.

  • It's kind of a pain, but Michael does it anyway.

  • In Stage one, we use a hand blender to puree all the foods.

  • But now, in Stage two, we generally chop up the food with a knife.

  • This particular 3 to 4 day meal prep includes Barasua, tiny white fish, broccoli, cabbage, salmon, chicken, okra and eggplant.

  • I cook different vegetables every time, so Wolfie would eat different nutrition and also I ordered from power system.

  • They have like the stuff for baby food, but we just doesn't have a preservatives like natural stuff.

  • So I also used that, so he probably at least eat like 10 different vegetables in a week.

  • So 10 different vegetables a week, but how many per meal per meal?

  • 1234 to 5 different vitamins, vegetables and fruit 1 to 2 carb and 1 to 2 14.

  • That's pretty crazy, because there's just so many different ingredients and one meal like I don't even think I eat that much in my my food.

  • Like I think in a day I don't think I eat that much unless you count like the different cut out.

  • And I don't think I eat that much other.

  • But since Wolfie doesn't really like drinking breast milk after before, after being so, I try to, you know, stuff all the nutrition in there with food.

  • There's so much like you can see just how colorful these trays are.

  • There's just a stack.

  • It's kind of overwhelmed.

  • Our freezer can.

  • Yeah, we have all of this like food that Michael makes for him.

  • It was really nice.

  • She makes all the food, but sometimes I help prepare like sometimes and oh, it'll be easier just to take all of the I make pre made package.

  • He can just get up.

  • Well, that's what I meant.

  • It's nice to be able to take all the food for all the little ice cube trays, and I put them in a plastic bag And then when your husband wakes up in the morning, you can just take all of that.

  • You have no idea, like I have all the combinations, different combinations.

  • So, like movies, not eating carrots, every single meal.

  • There are things that you have to cook it separately like warming up separately, because the speed of forming up is different To make it easy for him, I just put the same Speedo.

  • Sit back before we show you the full week's menu.

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  • That all said, Let me show you the food.

  • This is what Wolfie typically eats in a week during Stage two.

  • Let me break it down.

  • Day one breakfast Rice board with three toppings.

  • Corn, carrots and tomatoes in a leafy green banana with Kimiko.

  • A roasted soybean flour on top.

  • Spinach, tofu and chicken with a white cream sauce for dinner and his favorite pumpkin porridge.

  • Salmon with Kabul radish and eggplant, broccoli and cauliflower and strawberries for him to practice, eating with his hands, day to breakfast bread poured with carrots, corn, spinach, cream, salmon and asparagus.

  • And this day, he's trying to go to for the first time with the Chinese cabbage, plus some yogurt with strawberries for dinner, a dashi flavored rice porridge with natto fermented bean fava beans with corn yogurt and that good old apple sauce with clinical and to practice eating on his own pumpkin jam balls.

  • Are you ready?

  • Day three.

  • Breakfast Soma Noodles with Al Qaeda and chicken.

  • A little bit of pumpkin, strawberries and bananas to practice eating and miso soup with the Chinese cabbage and carrots flavor.

  • Yeah, yeah.

  • For dinner.

  • Asparagus rice porridge with cabbage, spinach and applesauce.

  • Then salmon stew with Chinese cabbage, carrots and white sauce.

  • Finally, broccoli has a finger.

  • Food day for breakfast.

  • Banana oatmeal with apples, finished corn with chicken and egg omelet with cabbage and cauliflower and oranges for his finger Food for dinner.

  • Salman noodles again, but with chicken, tomato and eggplant on top.

  • Also.

  • Broccoli, cabbage and carrots with eggs.

  • Oh, and strawberries For dessert.

  • Day five.

  • Breakfast Kabul Rice boards with a carrot puree, broccoli with salmon, melon for him to practice and Dakota tofu Miso soup for dinner.

  • Rice boards with NATO.

  • Comments in a leafy greens and cabbage TOBA with pumpkin and yogurt with strawberries.

  • Yes, oh day.

  • Six Breakfast pumpkin porridge with his Finnish puree, Carrot yogurt with apple sauce, broccoli and cauliflower omelet with a tomato puree for dinner seaweed rice porridge for carbs, a pumpkin soup with cauliflower and commit Zina for protein Shiraz to fish with eggplant tomato sauce with soy beans and yams on the side.

  • Finally, broccoli has a finger.

  • Food somebody, uh, but I don't know, I thought.

  • Day seven breakfast Bonito flake Dashi flavored rice Board with asparagus Hoxha with kerosene and tofu corn paprika and commit Zina five kinds of veggies and two proteins.

  • And finally, for dinner.

  • Corn, rice, pork, broccoli with eggs, carrots, pumpkin puree, daikon radish for him to practice, eating by hand and yogurt with applesauce.

  • Damn, he's better than me.

  • Here's some of the more interesting types of foods that we feed him.

  • So, like I fed him the fresh natto and grind it and he hated it.

  • But we bought this powder photo that he is okay to eat.

  • Now we also feed tofu.

  • That's like one of the most popular protein that we eat here.

  • And also a peanut soybean powder just can't wait to feed him the fried chicken.

  • Oh, and we have babies get used to Japanese flavor.

  • We give him like Katsuo dashi, kombu.

  • Dashi is so different type of dashi.

  • What about it.

  • You know, you have, like, the plates and everything just looks so nice and clean.

  • And sometimes you have, like, a little droplets of different flavors.

  • I'm like, Wow, that looks pretty good for baby food.

  • I mean, I don't have to do that, but it's for him to make the eating fun.

  • It's pretty different from what I remember growing up like I don't think my parents ever used like frozen ice cube trays.

  • They would probably give me like a banana or like whatever scraps or on the table.

  • I don't think I was given a Gerber baby food, but like those little jars of baby food, I think that was really, really popular when I was growing up.

  • No, like, you know, like, I like the script raising.

  • You know, there were little glass jars.

  • Oh, there's those in Japan too popular, so popular, like instant.

  • So that's what I remember growing up.

  • What did you remember growing up?

  • I know you don't.

  • I know, But you can ask your mom, right?

  • I don't think my mom remembers, But like back then, there is no Internet.

  • I'm sure this is some kind of Internet, but would that be?

  • I don't know.

  • Microsoft newspaper magazines.

  • I'm sure my mom took classes or, you know, like back in the day, I think that's the only way to every reading a book.

  • But it still blows me away to see all the preparation that goes into making Japanese baby food and how it just comes in these little nice ice cubes.

  • It's pretty cool, you know, like when I just started sent.

  • My moms are saying like, Oh, you can't be too stressed out about making everything from scratch and spending so much time.

  • You're busy doing other stuff.

  • I was like, Okay, I'm gonna be lazy in a good way.

  • I'm going to use like you're a waza or something and like, make it faster, like freezing food that I order but like I'm doing what I wasn't going to do.

  • But like I realized also that I'm doing this because so Wolfie will taste different things for the natural actual food.

  • Apparently that's important to grow his taste.

  • It's like a food education right now, and what's interesting thing, too, is starting to do a Japanese thing, which is the I think yeah, he learned because I've been doing a good to stand for a long time.

  • All right, so that concludes our video.

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  • If you guys kind of want to share what you feed, your baby is in your country.

  • Let us know in the comments.

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