homemade baby food

Making your own Baby Food

March 25, 2018

Today we would like to introduce you to our favorite very easy and little time consuming homemade baby dishes. Bon Appetit, baby!

Thinly pureed fruit, vegetables and baby cereals are usually the first food you should feed your child. It is important to see how your baby reacts to the new foods introduced in their diet, try single ingredients first and wait 4 days until you add a new ingredient.

Great foods to start with are avocado, butternut squash or even sweet potato ( to know more about great foods for your baby check out our article Baby super food.

baby food puree

From 6-8 months your baby can safely eat veggies like sweet potatoes, winter squash and carrots, and fruits like banana, apples and avocados. Here are our top super easy recipes with these ingredients that will make your baby want more:

 

Oatmeal with banana

Ingredients: Your favorite baby Oatmeal, organic ripe banana, cow milk ( or breast milk)
Preparation: Always make sure you have sterilized everything that will touch your babies food with hot water. Prepare the oatmeal as instructed on packaging and heat for about 30 seconds Mash the ripe banana until smooth, add a quarter of a cup of milk. Add the banana mix to the oatmeal. You can choose to warm it up or serve cold

Grandma’s favorite Apple Puree

Ingredients: organic apple and water (or your prefered milk)
Preparation: Peel the apple and take the core out, cut into small pieces.
Boil bottled water 75 ml ( or approx. 5 tablespoons). Add the cut apples into the water. 10-15 minutes later apples should be soft. Take out of the water and let cool. Add 4-5 tablespoons of water or milk. Blend everything together with your food processor until smooth. Can be served cold or warm.

Banana with Avocado

Ingredients: Ripe banana, ripe avocado, formula or milk (breastmilk or cows milk)
Preparation: Peel the banana and avocado and cut into small pieces. Mash together with a fork and add a little milk or formula (amount depending on the consistency you want). Best served cold.

Sweet potato one Pot

Ingredients: Sweet Potato, Carrot and apple
Preparation: Peel the sweet potato, carrot and apple and slice into small pieces.
Boil sweet potato and carrots until almost soft (approx. 15 minutes). Add the apple pieces and boil an additional 10 minutes. Take out of the water and use your food processor until smooth. Best served warm. 
Tip: You can also add a little bit of cinnamon to it if your baby likes it extra sweet! :)

What is your favorite homemade baby food dish? Share it with us!

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