Get a Good Start the Gerber Way

June 19, 2016

Babies to Toddlers. What a change that can be. You go from swaddling your little one to chasing them around the house and even though they will always remain our babies, they really aren’t babies anymore. They are these tiny humans with their own witty personality. These tiny humans have different needs then babies, this is why its time to Get a Good Start the Gerber Way.

Gerber-Good-Start_001Toddlers are these little people who are ready to see the world. Everything turns into “What’s that?” and it just get worse as they get older. Its time to step away from formula and bottle feedings and move onto something a bit more exciting. I want to share how to Get a Good Start the Gerber way!

Now that you are stepping away from formula, you are stepping towards toddler drinks. They are ready to explore all new foods and drinks if you allow. Gerber Good Start Grow for Toddler Tummies is made for our toddlers. It’s a nutritions toddler drink filled with essential nutrients for toddlers. It comes in a powder form and even though you can mix it with just water to give your toddler the drink they deserve, you can do so much more with it.


See Nini here was excited to try Gerber Good Start. He said “For MEEEE?”, “Yes Nini, for you.” However, I don’t believe he would have enjoyed his drink with just water. Nine LOVES his banana’s and strawberries, and i mean LOVES LOVES LOVES! I couldn’t make our smoothie without him trying to eat all the banana’s and strawberries…. Silly Boy! =P


Nini was so excited when I finally gave him his smoothie. He had already eaten a banana and was trying for the strawberries, because you know, they are just that yummy! A smoothie was the best way to go for us. Nini was able to get a more exciting drink that I know he’d enjoy and still get the benefits of Gerber Good Start.


Nini was very happy about his smoothie. Toddlers are at a stage where new foods and drinks can be exciting. With Nini loving his fruit, it was an easy choice to make for us. A simple smoothie that is filled with fruit would be the way for us. I can’t say for sure if he would drink his Toddler Drink with just water.

With a smoothie, I can add in our Gerber Good Start Stage 3 without him even knowing or asking what is it. Smoothies are a great way to hide other goodies. I don’t have to get the “No No No, I’m not drinking that” from Nini because he loves his fruit.


Gerber Good Start Stage 3 is perfect for any toddler. You can’t go wrong no matter what you do. You can simple mix with water or you can add it into a homemade smoothie. Which ever way works for you and your toddler, either way, your Toddler will be getting all the nutritious perks of this Toddler Drink.

Gerber Good Startg Stage 3 is designer with essential nutrients for toddles. It contains DHA and Iron to help support brain development, which is super important for our little ones.

Let’s Chat
What are your thoughts on Gerber Good Start Stage 3 and how would you incorporate this product into your child’s daily routine?

Gerber Good Start Smoothie


  • 2 Banana's
  • 6 Strawberries
  • 6 fl oz of Water
  • Handful of Ice
  • 2 Scoops of Gerber Good Start Stage 3


  1. Peel and break Banana into pieces and add to blender.
  2. Cut up strawberries and add to blender.
  3. Add in your 3 scoops of Gerber Good Start Stage 3
  4. Turn blonder on to begin blending fruit.
  5. Once fruit is blended well, add in your ice.
  6. Blend until smooth
  7. Serve and let your Toddler enjoy his Toddler Drink.
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  • Chrishelle Ebner

    Your little one is so adorable. Gerber Good Start is a great way to get nutrition into your toddler. Sometimes they can be the pickiest eaters.

    June 21, 2016 at 3:15 am Reply
  • Mimi Green

    These pictures war my heart. You can see the pure joy and excitement on the little ones face. This is a great way to give them what they need.

    June 21, 2016 at 7:08 am Reply
  • Rebecca Swenor

    He is so cute and this is indeed an awesome way to get the little ones to get a Gerber Good Start. I am going to have to share this recipe with my niece for her kids. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    June 21, 2016 at 7:38 am Reply
  • Christine Cox

    I think this is a great product for children that need it. I know toddlers can be especially picky so having products like this available to them are wonderful!

    June 21, 2016 at 9:01 am Reply
  • Pam Wattenbarger

    My friend has a toddler and they swear by this formula. It’s a great way to help toddlers get extra nutrition.

    June 21, 2016 at 9:12 am Reply
  • Heather

    That definitely looks like a good start to the day! How cute! I think they had just started doing toddler formula when my kids were toddlers. Any extra vitamins and nutrition I think is great.

    June 21, 2016 at 10:40 am Reply
  • Jenn @ EngineerMommy

    This sounds like a great smoothie for little kids. My daughters absolutely love smoothies. I can’t wait to try this recipe!

    June 21, 2016 at 12:04 pm Reply
  • Rese

    I know my girls love strawberry and banana smoothies as well and they are tweens! You will be able to serve this to him for a decade!

    June 21, 2016 at 12:19 pm Reply
  • Liz Mays

    What a nice little healthy treat for the little ones. That Gerber Good Start sounds perfect for getting them all the nutrition they need.

    June 21, 2016 at 2:21 pm Reply
  • Cindy Ingalls

    Great idea to mix the good start into a smoothie. Kids are so picking these days it can be a challenge to make sure they get the nutrition they need.

    June 21, 2016 at 2:37 pm Reply
  • Jeanine

    This sounds great! I hadn’t heard of this gerber stuff before, but we used good start with my first 3 babies. I can’t wait to give this recipe a try!

    June 21, 2016 at 3:31 pm Reply
  • michele d

    He looks so happy to try the Gerber Good Start. Looks so yummy too! Love your recipe..

    June 21, 2016 at 3:38 pm Reply
  • carmela mempin

    Yummy! I’m sure that every babies will love it. I promise to try this recipe and refer this to my friend.

    June 21, 2016 at 8:01 pm Reply
  • Brandy

    This is great, I used Gerber when my kids were little. They are a fantastic brand!

    June 21, 2016 at 8:26 pm Reply
  • Sarah

    What a great recipe to share, I bet your baby is loving that!

    June 21, 2016 at 8:27 pm Reply
  • Elizabeth O.

    When the twins were so much younger, they definitely loved it when I made smoothies for them. It’s nice to know that gerber has this variety! The recipe is perfect, and with the smile on your little one’s face, I’m sure he enjoyed every bit of it.

    June 21, 2016 at 9:51 pm Reply
  • Laura O'Neill (@LauraOinAK)

    I know my boys would have LOVED this product when they were toddlers. They are forever wanting a smoothie and using Gerber Good Start would have given them a good nutrition boost.

    June 21, 2016 at 9:55 pm Reply
  • ricci

    This smoothie looks really good!! I love that you incorporated Gerber into it too!! Great idea!!

    June 21, 2016 at 9:59 pm Reply
  • Robin Rue

    How yummy does this look! Any toddler would love to drink this and they would be getting the nutrients that they need on top of it.

    June 22, 2016 at 7:24 am Reply
  • The 24-Hour Mommy (@the24hourmommy)

    My boy was also a Gerber baby. And I agree, smoothies are perfect for toddlers who don’t like veggies and fruits.

    June 22, 2016 at 7:44 am Reply
  • Bonnie @wemake7

    Gerber is awesome and has been around a long time. My kiddos were fed a lot of their foods too.

    June 22, 2016 at 8:46 am Reply
  • Kathy

    I would have never thought to make a smoothie with the Gerber products. That’s such a great idea too. I wish I would have thought of this when my girls were younger.

    June 22, 2016 at 9:22 am Reply
  • Nicole Escat

    My son used to eat gerber products and he loved all of them! This is a nice post about gerber.

    June 22, 2016 at 11:23 am Reply
  • Nicole Haas Etolen

    I used to fed my kid with gerber. Among other baby food brands, I like this a lot!

    June 22, 2016 at 12:21 pm Reply
  • Marvelous Mommy

    Adorable pictures of your kiddo! A friend of mine has a little boy who would love this!

    June 22, 2016 at 12:59 pm Reply
  • Travel Blogger

    We’re on formula at the moment but I had no idea they had supplements for into toddlerhood.

    June 22, 2016 at 1:42 pm Reply
  • Dana Peller (@Pellerini)

    I love how you added the Gerber Stage 3 into a smoothie – you made it a fun food!!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:57 pm Reply
  • Elizabeth O.

    It’s good to start them early with smoothies, it’s really easy to make as well! I love that Gerber has this variety now, it will definitely make a lot of parents happy. They need all the nutrition they need and I’m sure this is a good addition to their diet!

    June 22, 2016 at 9:24 pm Reply
  • Courtney Gillard

    This is a nice product from gerber. My step children used to eat gerber products when they are young.

    June 22, 2016 at 11:20 pm Reply
  • Aziel Morte

    These smoothie was really healthy, I want to try this for my two boys. Thanks for the tips

    June 23, 2016 at 5:55 am Reply
  • Terri Ramsey Beavers

    Oh em gee, he is so adorable, I just want to hug him to pieces. It’s awesome that you’re using Gerber in your smoothies, I’d of never thought to do that. Wholesome and delicious.

    June 23, 2016 at 6:26 am Reply
  • Garf

    That sounds really good and healthy. I will try making some but less Gerber though (too old to have it in my smoothie) :-D

    June 23, 2016 at 8:18 am Reply
  • Emily

    I was a super picky eater as a kid. Honestly, I’m still on the picky side as an adult! I love that drinks like this exist to help kids get the nutriton they need even if they aren’t good about eating the foods that have what they need.

    June 24, 2016 at 1:17 am Reply
  • Dhemz Apdian - Dias

    oh, my! Looks like a healthy treat. My daughter would love this. Thanks for sharing!

    June 24, 2016 at 10:19 am Reply
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