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What do I need to make homemade baby food?

This might include:

  • A hand-turned food mill (which usually has different blades for different textured foods)
  • A baby food grinder
  • A sieve or strainer
  • An all-in-one baby food maker (which both steam-cooks and then purées the food)

How do you make homemade baby food?

To prep food for homemade baby purees:

  • Wash any fresh food items and peel any fruits or veggies that have a skin or peel (like apples, carrots or potatoes). ...
  • Cut the food into bite-size pieces.
  • Steam the food over one inch of water—either on the stovetop with a steamer basket, in a microwave steamer bag or using a baby food maker —until the food is ...

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How to make Easy Homemade baby food?

Tips for Making the Best Homemade Baby Food

  • Use at least 1 cup base ingredient to ensure that a blender has enough volume to blend well.
  • Thin any homemade puree with water, formula, or breast milk.
  • Freeze any baby food you won’t use within 3 days in an ice cube tray. ...
  • Taste all fresh foods for sweetness and to ensure that your puree isn’t too tart. ...

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How to prepare your own baby food?

Tips For Making Your Own Baby Food

  • Add breastmilk to your pureed baby food: Adding breastmilk or formula to your pureed meals can serve two purposes. ...
  • Introduce one food at a time: Once your baby begins to eat, you may be tempted to try several different foods and see what’s preferred. ...
  • Expect a mess: There’s no way to avoid the mess that comes with learning to eat. ...

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