Lemon Chicken and Vegetables

Lemon Chicken with Vegetables Baby Food

After coming home from the farmer's market Sunday morning, exhausted from a long weekend, I had to cook something quick and nutritious for Kenya's dinner. Believe it or not, my husband came up with this combination. The man loves a lemon (especially if it's a Meyer lemon which is a little sweeter) and since he's my best tester and loves to influence Kenya's palate, I give him props for coming up with this delicious recipe.
It took me minutes to prepare and it makes several meals to serve and a few more to freeze. This dish represents all the delicious flavors that we found at the Sunday market.


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Lemon Chicken and Vegetables (10 Baby/Toddler Servings)

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 8 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free


  • 1 Chicken Breast
  • 1 Cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 Cup Yellow Squash, chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Vegit


1. Cook the chicken breast in a steamer pot over boiling water for 4 minutes.
2. Add the broccoli and yellow squash and steam an additional 4 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are fork tender.
3. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse.*
4. Cool and serve.
*It’s nice to keep this dish a little chunky if you’re serving it to a
little one with a few teeth.
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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.