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Homemade Baby Food Recipes

Homemade Baby Food Recipes

Overwhelmed by the thought of making your own baby food? Don’t be! In many cases you don’t need much more than a basic saucepan and a fork. Worried about time? Invest in a small slow cooker or a blender to make the process even easier.

Here are a few simple and easy homemade baby food recipes that Lansinoh employees have used to feed their own babies:

Mashed Bananas

  • Half of a ripe (extra soft) banana
  • Cut into slices in a bowl. Mash with fork. Add water or breastmilk as needed.

Or Mashed Avocado

  • Peel and remove the center of a ripe (soft) avocado. Center should be dark green, no brown. Cut out brown spots if there are any.
  • Cut half the avocado into slices. Mash with fork. Add water or breastmilk as needed.

Carrots or Sweet Potatoes

  • Wash, peel, and slice carrots or sweet potatoes
  • Place in steam basket over pot of about ½ cup of boiling water. Steam until you can easily break with a fork.
  • Add to blender and blend until creamy. Add water or breastmilk as needed.

Chicken and apples

  • ½ cup of cooked, cubed chicken breasts
  • ½ cup of natural applesauce
  • Place ingredients in blender and puree until creamy, adding water or breastmilk as needed.

Eggy Bread (for babies feeding themselves finger foods)

  • Crack egg, beat egg yolk. Mix in small amount of breastmilk.
  • Dip slice of bread into egg/milk mixture, covering both sides.
  • Cook on lightly greased non-stick frying pan, flipping over once. Lightly brown on both sides.
  • Cut into small pieces; Allow to cool and let baby feed self.
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