Homemade Baby Food: Mom’s Favorite Purees


Apples, butternut squash and sweet potatoes are my favorite purees.  Why?  Because I think they are the easiest to prepare, besides the avocado and banana previously posted.  For the butternut squash and sweet potatoes, I just roast them for about an hour in the oven then scoop out the flesh and mash with a hand […]

Homemade Baby Food: Judah’s First Tastes (Avocado & Banana)


After feeding Judah store bought oatmeal and rice cereal, I started him on homemade baby food that did not need to be cooked.  Bananas are the most popular fruit to start with your baby, as they are high in nutrition and super easy to prepare.  Wait for it to ripen, then peel and mash!  You […]

Homemade Baby Food: Freezer Friendly Facts


Freezing homemade baby food has become a fun obsession.  As I mentioned in the last post, taking just a few hours out of a day to make a large bulk of baby food will reward you with weeks worth of supply.  And, it’s easier than you may think. For your baby’s first tastes (fruits and […]

Homemade Baby Food: The Basics


Your own adventures in homemade baby food will be very smooth and easy if you know some simple basics.   It took a little thought to figure out how to put these points together into a post.  I’ve decided that a list is the best way to go this time.  Below, are the basics of homemade […]

Homemade Baby Food: An Intro


Time to move on from only a bottle or nursing, and thinking about making homemade baby food?  Sounds intimidating, doesn’t it?  What if I said vegetable puree instead?  Does that sound just as scary?  Probably not.  And, guess what?  If you have that down, you also have homemade baby food down. On the other hand, […]