HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN BABY FOOD
What you will need:
A blender, food processor, or a hand-turned
An Ice Cube Tray
Clean and fresh fruits and vegetables or fresh
What to do:
1) Wash all fresh fruits and vegetables well. If preparing meats, trim fat and
remove the skins
2) Cook the fruit, vegetable, or meat very well by boiling, baking, or
3) Add the fruits, vegetables, or meats to the blender, food processor, or
food mill with a little breast milk, formula, or cooking water.
Serve food at body temperature What texture should your baby’s
Only dish out what you think your baby
Don’t sweeten the food with honey or Around 6 months when you start adding
sugar solids, the texture of the food should be a
Don’t add any spices smooth puree.
Refrigerate leftovers and use within a Lumpier foods help to develop your
couple of days after first preparing it baby’s oral skills such as, eating,
Freeze portions in ice cube trays for speaking and facial expressions
perfect portion sizes of baby foods Around 8-9 months you will be able to
increase the texture of the food to soft
and unnoticeable lumps.
Once your baby is use to the more lumpy
textures you can introduce mashed,
ground, or chopped foods.