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Looking for easy homemade baby food recipes? You cam,e to the right place! I love the idea of making homemade baby food and feeding our kids with things that we prepare ourselves. I have to admit that with my first born, I didn’t really make homemade baby food I just gave her store bought ones most of the time. Well, you live and you learn and so with my twins I took it upon myself to really make it a habit to cook and feed them homemade baby food every time that I could. I was a stay at home mom at this point and so I had the time. I also enjoyed watching my kids enjoy eating their food and making a mess (yeah right!) but you get it.
Stocking up on store bought baby food is a good idea because for days that you don’t feel like making baby food from scratch. Store bought baby food is still good and taste good too. My kids enjoyed both so it was great for me to alternate between the two. Making baby food at home can take time and work, but some recipes are super easy to make.
Like my homemade apple sauce and strawberry mango baby cereal recipe. You can even make them in batch and store them in the freezer for later use. Awesome, right!? I wish I had known about mom blogs back then and about the power of just searching on Pinterest for baby food recipes, it could have helped me a lot!
That’s why I’m sharing with you these easy homemade baby food recipes that you can make today. All of them are quick and easy and are recipes that I know your baby will love.
11 easy homemade baby food recipes you can make today
Oats+ Avocado+ Spinach
This is a super simple baby food recipe that contains nutritious ingredients like the avocado and spinach. Oats is a great way to add texture to the recipe and you can add baby milk or breast milk to it. This can be stored for two days in the refrigerator or for up to 2 months in the freezer! You can get the recipe here.
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Sweet potato + Pear + Red pepper
This delicious looking baby food is packed with vitamin A, B, C, calcium potassium, among other healthy things. It’s super quick to make and can be served for lunch or dinner. Once all of the ingredients are cooked, you simply add it in a blender and blend, easy! You can get the recipe here.
Potato + Carrots + Asparagus
This recipe was one of my favorite to make for my twins, they simply enjoyed it so much. This is loaded with vegetables and nutrients that your baby needs to stay healthy and happy. Super quick to make, all you have to do is boil the ingredients together, add a pinch of salt just to season it and then blend in a blender. My babies enjoyed this easy baby food puree and I know yours will too. You can get the recipe here.
Mango + Banana
Delicious tropical flavor is the perfect first food to introduce your baby to. With only two ingredients, this will sure be a favorite for you to make. All you have to do is peel both mango and banana, cut into chunks and add to the blender. Blend until nice and smooth, that’s it! You can get the recipe here.
Apricot + Carrots + Nutmeg
This is a simple and hearty recipe for your baby to enjoy. It has sweet apricots and also carrots which balances the sweetness out. The rice flour is a great way to introduce your baby to different textures. The nutmeg adds a special flavor and aroma to the recipe, you can also substitute the nutmeg for ginger. You can get the recipe here.
Sweet potato + Chicken
This is more of the stage 2 baby food since it’s much heartier and contains chicken. This recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner and you best believe that your baby will be satisfied and full. Full baby equals to sleepy baby, haha! This delicious baby food recipe only has two ingredients the chicken breasts and sweet potato, all you do is cook both ingredients for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked. Then once it has cool down a bit, transfer it to the blender and blend away! You can add a little bit of salt and pepper to season it a bit. Not necessary if you do no want to. You can get the recipe here.
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Cherry + Banana
This one is another stage 2 baby food recipe that only has two ingredients, banana and cherry! Super easy and I’m sure it taste delicious too. All you do is peel the banana and have pits removed from the cherries, add it into a blender and blend. Super easy, right? You can get the recipe here.
Pumpkin + Apple + Cucumber
This one is another of my baby food recipes, It’s stage 2 baby food recipe as well. Super quick to make and delicious. I also, added angel hair pasta to make the meal heartier and thicker. It has vegetables and fruits, which is a great balance and it’s so easy to make. Simply place all of the ingredients in a pot with water, cook until tender and then transfer it into a blender. Blend it and that’s it! Your baby will definitely enjoy this. You can get the recipe here.
Sweet potato + Lentil + Apple
Another great stage 2 baby food recipe. Super hearty and perfect for lunch or dinner. It is loaded with vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants and it will sure make your baby happy. Even though it has lentils, you can transform the flavor by adding the sweet potato and apples. You can make this with low sodium chicken or vegetable stock or just simply use water. Cook all of the ingredients and then blend, super simple. You can get the recipe here.
Carrots + Broccoli + Cheese
This recipe also has potatoes in it giving it extra flavor. This reminds me of the broccoli cheddar soup, so good! All you do is cook the potatoes, carrots and broccoli until tender, then transfer it into a plate and mash all of the ingredients together. Instead of adding it into a blender, mashing it gives the food more texture and your baby can easily be introduced to new flavors and textures. You can get the recipe here.
Kiwi + Apple + Zucchini
Who has room for dessert? Your baby does and I wouldn’t blame him/her because who can resist this delicious kiwi, apple and zucchini baby food puree. This is the perfect breakfast or snack for your baby. All you have to do is cook the zucchini and apples until tender, either on the microwave with water or in a pot with water. Then in a blender or food processor add the all of the ingredients together. That’s it mama! Super quick and a delicious treat for your baby to enjoy. You can get the recipe here.
I hope you enjoyed this selection of easy homemade baby food recipes from stage 1 to stage 2 that you can easily make and your baby can enjoy!
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