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What are your babies' favorite foods?
What are your babies' favorite foods?
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Apr 06 2012
11:36:47 AM
I'm planning on taking a trip to the store later, and I want to get some different things for my babies. So far it seems like they like carrots, sweet potato, canteloupe, honeydew, peaches, mandarin oranges, and pears. I'd like to give them some more veggies, which ones do your babies prefer?

I also saw someone talking about those sweet potato puffs made for babies, I think I'm going to try those for treats with them as well.
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Apr 06 2012
11:49:13 AM
CountrynCrafty Face Hugger GliderMap Visit CountrynCrafty's Photo Album CountrynCrafty's Journal USA 427 Posts
You'll need to be careful w/the oranges, I saw some say only those in moderation. As far as veges mine love gresn beans & peas too ;)
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Apr 06 2012
11:50:01 AM
Helen88uk Fuzzy Wuzzy Visit Helen88uk's Photo Album United Kingdom 1735 Posts
I don't know what my gliders favourites are actually, but they will eat pretty much anything. I always feed papaya and mango every night, they'll eat raspberries, they love spinach but I only feed that once a week maybe x
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Apr 06 2012
11:56:19 AM
Hollybugz Super Glider Visit Hollybugz's Photo Album 215 Posts
I might have to just pick up a few different veggies and see what they like. Are there any veggies that are absolute no-nos?
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Apr 06 2012
12:00:48 PM
sjones5254 Goofy Gorillatoes Visit sjones5254's Photo Album SC, USA 2415 Posts
here is the safe list
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Apr 06 2012
12:00:59 PM
sierranevadaK Face Hugger Visit sierranevadaK's Photo Album sierranevadaK's Journal USA 804 Posts
Rue likes spinach! Spinach is good too.
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Apr 06 2012
12:01:58 PM
JazzNZoeysmom Zippy Glidershorts GliderMap Visit JazzNZoeysmom's Photo Album USA 5354 Posts
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Hollybugz</i>
<br />I'm planning on taking a trip to the store later, and I want to get some different things for my babies. So far it seems like they like carrots, sweet potato, canteloupe, honeydew, peaches, mandarin oranges, and pears. I'd like to give them some more veggies, which ones do your babies prefer?

I also saw someone talking about those sweet potato puffs made for babies, I think I'm going to try those for treats with them as well.
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Mine are picky so I just find new things that are in season and I try them. They can have Prickly Pear, Asparagus, Cherry Tomatos, Parsley, RoseMary,(avoid chives, onions & garlic) Bell Peppers (amongst other things)... also, instead of sweet potato puffs for babies you may want to try these....

Got 'em from PetSmart.




Edited by - JazzNZoeysmom on Apr 06 2012 12:05:43 PM
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Apr 06 2012
12:07:28 PM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
Mine eat most anything also but they really love sugar snap peas, spinach, spring mixes, cucumber, tomatoes (both of the last two in moderation because of acidity). Mine like veggies far more than fruits so I tend to mix them together. I you chop different veggies up together and cook them with an egg, they might really like that. Mine devour that.
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Apr 06 2012
12:10:10 PM
JazzNZoeysmom Zippy Glidershorts GliderMap Visit JazzNZoeysmom's Photo Album USA 5354 Posts
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by sierranevadaK</i>
<br />Rue likes spinach! Spinach is good too.
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Yes, Spinach is a favorite here also but just remember it is high in Oxalates so they don't get the full benefit of the Calcium that is in it.

Just don't want anyone to be mislead thinking they are getting optimal Calcium from the Spinach.

Also, since you'll be at the store, you may want to check out PURE MAPLE SYRUP. It's expensive but it has no additives and has a Ca:P ratio of 35:1

I always give them Pure Maple Syrup in their foraging log when I feed Spinach.
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Apr 06 2012
12:20:37 PM
Hollybugz Super Glider Visit Hollybugz's Photo Album 215 Posts
I bet they would LOVE those sweet potato sticks. I'll have to check out PetSmart next time I head to Clarksville. I have fun watching their reactions when they get new foods or toys. :) I'll check out the safe list & pick up a few new things at the store. :)

What does the pure maple syrup do for them?
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Apr 06 2012
12:27:31 PM
JazzNZoeysmom Zippy Glidershorts GliderMap Visit JazzNZoeysmom's Photo Album USA 5354 Posts
Well I use it in place of honey. I like that it has Calcium in it. It's just another option for a "nectar." I also use Agave Nectar but I don't think it has as much Calcium but I'd have to look that up.

Got this log at PetSmart also.... they have different sizes. I drilled hollows in it and I fill it with "nectars" & treats for them to forage.


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Apr 06 2012
12:30:18 PM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
Man, I wish you'd take some pictures to document what are you talking about in your posts. :p
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Apr 06 2012
12:34:47 PM
JazzNZoeysmom Zippy Glidershorts GliderMap Visit JazzNZoeysmom's Photo Album USA 5354 Posts
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by kyro298</i>
<br />Man, I wish you'd take some pictures to document what are you talking about in your posts. :p
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I know right! I think I subscribe to the Hallmark saying:
<i>"When Words Just Aren't Enough"</i> Que sappy music......
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Apr 06 2012
12:36:29 PM
kyro298 Glider Sprinkles GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit kyro298's Photo Album kyro298's Journal CO, USA 15262 Posts
I personally love them!
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Apr 06 2012
12:52:54 PM
Hollybugz Super Glider Visit Hollybugz's Photo Album 215 Posts
too cute! Looks like I really need to make it to petsmart this weekend. OH- my raptor wheel came in today!!! :)
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Apr 06 2012
01:24:55 PM
viciousencounters Goofy Gorillatoes GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit viciousencounters's Photo Album viciousencounters's Journal NM, USA 2906 Posts
My girls usually eat no matter what it is but they get excited about chicken, edamame, eggs, and watermelon.
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Apr 06 2012
01:30:04 PM
GumdropTree Glider GliderMap Visit GumdropTree's Photo Album FL, USA 135 Posts
Cherry tomatoes twice a week. My two suggies love them! Also green bell pepper
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Apr 06 2012
01:37:06 PM
sugie bandit Super Glider Visit sugie bandit's Photo Album 252 Posts
I need this.

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by JazzNZoeysmom</i>
<br />Well I use it in place of honey. I like that it has Calcium in it. It's just another option for a "nectar." I also use Agave Nectar but I don't think it has as much Calcium but I'd have to look that up.

Got this log at PetSmart also.... they have different sizes. I drilled hollows in it and I fill it with "nectars" & treats for them to forage.



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Apr 06 2012
01:59:37 PM
Skyfire Face Hugger GliderMap Visit Skyfire's Photo Album AZ, USA 456 Posts
OMG! What a great idea!!!! Have to try that!
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Apr 06 2012
05:20:18 PM
Grace Face Hugger Visit Grace's Photo Album 428 Posts
my girls have an obsession with artichoke, avocado, and papaya.
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Apr 06 2012
05:31:59 PM
khigh Super Glider Visit khigh's Photo Album 290 Posts
Mine LOVE green peppers and jalapenos!
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Apr 06 2012
05:35:14 PM
unknownxcelebrity Super Glider Visit unknownxcelebrity's Photo Album unknownxcelebrity's Journal FL, USA 230 Posts
My Gliders LOVE corn (it's crazy high in phosphorus though) I use that as occasional treats and they seem to like that more than....wait for it...yoggies! They also like Papaya and is the only fruit they will eat consistently.
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Apr 06 2012
05:45:56 PM
Helen88uk Fuzzy Wuzzy Visit Helen88uk's Photo Album United Kingdom 1735 Posts
Gliders have been known to become 'addicted' to corn. I wont feed it at all, but for people who do I wouldn't recommend feeding regularly x
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What are your babies' favorite foods?

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