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Baby Food Recipes You’ll Love: Homemade Recipedia

There are many reasons you should make your baby food when your baby comes of age. Homemade baby food is tastier and more nutritious, and you have better control of the ingredients.

Yet, it is difficult to make time to do it most times.

When your little one gets to that stage, you owe it to them to give it a shot. It is worth it, and it is not nearly as scary as it sounds.

This guide will go through 7 easy baby food recipes you can make at home. Let’s dive in.

homemade avocado puree

Avocado is a healthy choice for babies because of its enormous benefits. It is rich in fiber and healthy fats, meaning better brain development and digestion for your toddler.

Also, the avocado puree is easy to make. Really, all you need is a ripe avocado and a food processor.

directions

  • Cut a ripe avocado into two and remove the pit
  • Scoop out the flesh and throw it into the food processor
  • Add water, formula, or breastmilk if you like
  • Serve
  • If you want to preserve it for long, you can store it in the freezer.

homemade sweet potato puree

Sweet potatoes are tasty and highly nutritious for babies, and they contain lots of beneficial components.
For example, it contains beta-carotene, which converts to Vitamin A in the body. As we know, vitamin A helps improve and maintain your baby’s eyesight.

You need sweet potatoes and a food processor to make the second of our baby food recipes.

directions

  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into small cubes
  • Boil for about 30 minutes
  • Put the sweet potatoes in the food processor and puree. Add water, formula, or breastmilk as required.
  • Serve for baby

homemade carrot puree

Like sweet potatoes, carrots are rich sources of beta-carotene, an organic pigment that the body converts into vitamin A. Besides beta-carotene, carrots also have fiber, which prevents constipation in your baby’s body. Also, they contain Vitamin K, which helps blood clotting.

To prepare carrot puree, you need carrots and a food processor.

directions

  • Boil the carrot for 20-30 minutes or roast it at 400 F for the same period
  • Cut the carrot into small pieces and throw them into the food processor
  • Add water, formula, or breastmilk for consistency
  • Serve for baby

homemade apple puree

It might be best to start giving your babies apples to keep the doctor away immediately after they come of age. There are many nutrients you can count on apples to provide for your little ones, like Vitamin c, Vitamin B6, antioxidants, and fiber.

Raw apples can be harmful to your babies. In fact, studies show that they can present choking hazards for children under 3. Thankfully, sweet apple purees are safe from these hazards.

You need apples and a good food processor to prepare apple puree according to our awesome baby food recipes.

directions

  • Deseed the apples and slice them into appropriate sizes
  • Steam them for about 20 minutes
  • Throw them into the food processor and add water, formula, or breastmilk
  • Serve in a container for the baby

homemade spinach puree

If you want your baby to be strong and healthy, you should waste no time adding spinach to your arsenal of homemade baby food recipes. Spinach contains a good amount of vitamin K and polyphenols, beneficial plant compounds.

Together, they give your baby healthy bones and blood.

They are also very easy to puree for your baby. With just your spinach and a food processor, you can create a homemade spinach puree in no time.

directions

  • Boil the spinach for about 10 minutes
  • Put the spinach in your food processor
  • Add breastmilk, water, or formula
  • Serve for your baby

homemade pear puree

Pears are sweet, fleshy fruits with lots of health benefits. They contain zero cholesterol and no fat, and they offer vitamin C and fiber.

Pears are also rich in potassium and folate, for a regulated heartbeat and better nervous system operation. In addition, they are very tasty, so your baby would love eating them.

To prepare homemade pear puree, you need a fresh, ripe pear and a good food processor.

directions

  • Deseed the pear
  • Steam for 10 minutes
  • Put pear into a food processor and puree with breastmilk, formula, or water.
  • When it is smooth, serve for your baby

homemade zucchini puree

A final option for you to consider for homemade baby food recipes is zucchini puree. Zucchini is rich in magnesium, potassium, and vitamin A.

To prepare, you need fresh zucchinis and your food processor.

directions

  • Steam skin-on zucchini for about 10 minutes (this makes it easier for your baby to digest)
  • Scoop out the flesh and throw it into the food processor
  • Put it in your food processor and puree with water, breastmilk, or formula
  • When it is smooth, serve for the baby
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choosing the right food processor

To get the perfect puree, you need to choose the right food processor for the job.

The Quook Baby Food Processor is the best for the job. With digital control and dishwasher-safe components, you can easily operate the machine and have it cleaned in no time.

The Quook 5 in 1 smarter baby food processor comes with a multitude of functions; it can steam, blend, chop, warm, defrost, auto-clean, and auto sterilize.  It allows you to make the best homemade meals for your kids from scratch so that while introducing solid foods to infants, you can consider what meals to include and what not to, in cases where kids may be allergic to some meals.

Designed to perform a multitude of tasks with the touch of a button. Featuring intuitive digital touch panel controls and a wide array of functionality, the Quook™ baby food processor is the only countertop appliance you need to help keep your baby happy and healthy. In addition, using the QUOOK baby processor means that you have more control over the ingredients, and you can decide the best quantity to include for infant starting solids.

Also, if you wish to store your baby’s puree in the freezer, consider using the Chiill Silicone Freezer Tray. It has 7 individual prep pods, one for each day of the week. So, you can make your baby food and store it here so you don’t have to make any more of the rest of the week!

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