How To Make Baby Food {11 Recipes}


Learn how to make baby food with these yummy and healthy homemade baby food recipes.  Make baby food in the most delicious and healthy flavors like banana, pears, fruits and vegetables.

Homemade Baby Food

1.  Homemade Baby Food ~ New foods should be introduced one at a time.  Making your own baby food is the perfect way to insure that there is very little salt, very few ingredients to watch out for allergies, not too sweet, and definitely not tasteless.

2.  Efficient Homemade Baby Food ~ Learn how to efficiently make, carry, store and feed the baby easier.  You can steam or bake the food with a few essential tools, a stock pot and lid with steamer basket, blender and spatula.

3.  Sweet Potato Puree ~ Sweet potatoes are usually the best ‘first’ vegetable to introduce.  You can boil the sweet potato and puree in a food processor, hand mixer or blender.  You can serve it alone or add chicken, peas, broccoli or rice.

Make Baby Food

4.  Tomato, Cauliflower & Carrot with Basil  ~ This tomato, cauliflower and carrot with basil is a great recipe for baby when they are ready to try new textures and flavors.  Cheese and herbs are the perfect ingredients to start with.  You can use your immersion blender to puree the food.

5.  Wholesome Rice Cereal ~ Making your own is as easy as grinding rice into a powder, then cooking it for 10 minutes.

How To Make Baby Food

6.  Homemade Baby Food ~ Make fresh baby food from vegetables and fruits in your garden.  It’s easier than you might think and the finished purees still taste like fresh fruits and vegetables.  Ice cube trays are perfect for individual portions and for freezing.

7.  Baby Food {Vegetables} ~ This post will show you the basic preparation of green peas, as well as parsnips, carrots, green beans, sweet potatoes, acorn squash, cauliflower, broccoli, and asparagus.  All perfect for a 6 month old or older ready to start solids.

Banana Baby Food

8.  Banana Baby Food ~ Bananas are high in potassium, an excellent source of fiber, vitamin B and aids in digestion.  It only takes 2 minutes to prepare.  Simply peel the banana, mash it and add breast milk, formula or water to thin it.  To thicken it you can add cereal to it.

Prunes Baby Food

9.  Prunes Baby Food ~ Prunes, also known to help maintain bowel regularity and alleviate constipation, are really just plums that have been “dried”.  Soak organic dried prunes in water for 30 minutes until they are plump.  Puree with Baby Magic Bullet, food processor or blender.

Pears Baby Food

10.  DIY Baby Food {Fruit} ~ With lots of fresh fruits coming in to season, now is a great time to learn how to make your own baby food.  These simple recipes for apples, pears, prunes, bananas, peaches, and kiwi’s don’t require any fancy kitchen tools or added ingredients, plus you know exactly what your little one is eating.

Frozen Baby Food

11.  Pomegranate Frozen Yogurt ~ This Pomegranate Frozen Yogurt is a yummy treat for baby.  It’s made with greek yogurt, pomegranate juice and cinnamon.  Freeze it in popsicle trays and it would make a great teether.

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  1. I completely agree. It is so much healthier to have homemade baby food because you know what goes in it and you can make sure it have everything it needs and doesn’t have any of the extra salt or artificial foods.

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