Ideas on How to Prepare Your Own Baby Food at Home

Your baby is ready to eat baby food. While you could think about buying it from a convenience store then why not prepare it yourself? By doing this, you’ll be sure that your child will be receiving all the nutrients he is entitled to. Additionally there are many cheap baby food recipes you can test at the convenience at home. However, first, ensure that your baby is in fact at the point of being able to eat solid food and , on top of the obvious, be aware of any allergies.

Rice Cereal

If you’d like to feed your infant food that can be digested easily and digest well, you should consider the making of rice cereal. Place about 1/2 cup of rice into the food processor, and grind it until it looks like an extremely fine powder. Place it in a pan with around four cups of water, and allow it to come to a simmer. Then, reduce the heat and cook it for approximately 20 minutes. Then, remove it from the flame when you have reached your desired consistency.

Pea Puree


Peas are very nutritious and is an excellent food choice for your child. This recipe will will require 2 tablespoons. in water, and peas (about three cups). The first thing to do is boil the peas (preferably organic) for about 2 minutes. Then, put it into the processor, and then include the water. If you don’t own an blender, a food processor can be used. Blend until you achieve the perfect texture and texture.

Avocado Puree

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Avocado isn’t only high in vitamins and minerals, it also has healthy fats. At the same time is low in calories. Similar to the other recipes that use puree it is necessary to mix it thoroughly and then add a bit of infant formula or milk. There is no need to cook it, as it is a great option to feed avocado raw to your baby.

Provencal Chicken

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In this recipe, you can make your own blends of herbs or you can just combine fennel, thyme, rosemary, basil, marjoram and oregano. On the other hand, cut the chicken breast into smaller pieces for it to be cooked faster. In the frying pan, heat olive oil and then cook the chicken together with the herbs for about 5 minutes. After letting it cool for a while, you can then place it on the food processor and add cheese and broth to make it creamy.

and White Yams

This recipe is perfect option if you want to introduce your child to vegetables from a young age. Put about half a pound of white yam (peeled and cut) as well as about 1 1/2 cups of water in a saucepan and let it come to a simmer. After that, lower the temperature and simmer for approximately 10 minutes. When it is cool, place it into the food processor.

Quinoa and Banana Mash

In a small bowl, mash the banana well using a fork. Then, add about 3 tbs. of cooked quinoa, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 tbs. of whole milk yogurt. Mix it well and after that, you can then serve it to your precious baby.

Carrot, Leak and White Fish Puree


The ingredients are cooked for around 15 minutes. Make sure that the mixture is completely covered before letting it cool. Once it has cooled then place it in a blender, and blend until it reaches the desired consistency. You can add about one-quarter cup of water, or more according to the consistency you’re looking for.

Pear and Butternut Squash

With Vitamins C E, C and beta-carotene, it will be best to cut the butternut squash in half then remove the seeds, and cut it into smaller pieces. Then steam it for around 12 minutes. However you must also cut and peel the pear. The steamer can cook the pear for approximately 5 minutes. Blend the two ingredients together using a blender.

Banana Puree

The preparation time for this recipe is 2 minutes and there’s not even a need for you to cook it. You just need to peel the banana and then smash it using a fork. Make sure that it is smashed well. Then, you can also add milk in order to make the taste of the food familiar to your baby’s palate.

Veggies and Fish Puree

In the steamer for approximately 2 minutes. Then add the carrots, and cook for another two minutes. After that you can add the fish with the peas, and cook for another two minutes. Make sure all ingredients are well cooked. After that, put everything into the processor, and let it cool.

Blueberry and Beets Mash

Wash two beets (medium size) in water and take off its skin. Then, cut into cubes, and then place it in a skillet with approximately half a cup blueberries (preferably frozen). Pour in enough water to cover the entire thing and cook for around 10 minutes over moderately high temperature. Be sure that the beets are soft prior to putting it into the food processor.

Avocado and Banana

Who ever imagined that avocado could be delicious when paired with bananas? Simply cut your avocado half, scoop it out with an ice cube and peel the banana later. Combine the two ingredients in the food processor until the mixture is smooth enough. After that you can use a strainer to get rid of the lumps.

Cherry and Mint Yogurt


For this dish, it will be ideal to make use of organic cherries, milk and even mint. In a small pot put the cherries in and cook them for around 10 minutes over moderate temperature. After that, put the mint and the cherries into the processor to create an emulsified. Once you have that, place the purée in the bottom of the bowl. Add the yogurt over it. You can keep it alone or mix them.


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