21 Homemade Baby Food Recipes

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4 to 6 Months Old
1. Pea Purée
Peas are a small yet mighty source of nutrition, packing Vitamins A and C, iron, protein, and calcium.
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2. Banana Purée
Bananas are rich in potassium and fiber. Bananas are also known as one of nature’s own antacids.
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3. Baby Brown Rice Cereal
Rice cereal is one of the most common foods to introduce because it is non-allergenic and easily digested.
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4. Avocado Purée
This buttery treat is a wonderful “good fats” food for baby’s brain and physical development.
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5. Baked Sweet Potato Purée
Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber.
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6. First Carrots Purée
Carrots provides a rich supply of the antioxidant beta carotene and vitamin A.
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7 to 9 Months Old
7. Pumpkin Thyme Purée
This easy recipe is full of beta carotene, potassium, and iron.
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8. First Spinach with White Yams
This simple combination of spinach and yams adds a healthy dose of calcium, iron, vitamin A, and folate.
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9. Beets and Blueberry Mash
It is a nutritious combination of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber.
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10. Avocado and Banana Baby Food
This is a pairing of two wonderful foods: avocados (good fats and fiber) and bananas (potassium and vitamin C).
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11. Veggies and Sole Purée
Potatoes, carrots, peas, and fish make for a delicious combination which can provide different kinds of nutrients.
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12. Butternut Squash and Pear Purée
Butternut squash is a great ingredient because it rarely causes allergies. Pear adds an additional touch of sweetness to this recipe.
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13. Papaya Purée
The enzymes in papaya aid digestion, so this is a perfect food to help relieve your baby’s constipation or tummy troubles.
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9 to 12 Months Old
14. White Fish, Carrot, and Leek Purée

White fish contains omega-3 fatty acids that help boost development of baby’s central nervous system. Leeks provide cardiovascular support and carrots are loaded with antioxidants.
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15. Quinoa Ratatouille
Traditional ratatouille ingredients meet the super grain, quinoa.
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16. Baby Beef Stew
This baby-friendly version of a classic comfort food is full of iron.
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17. Raw Baby Purée of Blueberries, Mango, Avocado, and Mild Chiles
Another nutrient-dense combination, this recipe combines creamy avocado, tangy mango, blueberries, and the interesting addition of mild green chilies!
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18. Creamy Provencal Chicken
This dish incorporates Herbes de Provence, a mild blend of spices that can help introduce your child to more exciting flavors.
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19. Quinoa Banana Mash
Quinoa is a protein-packed grain that makes a great addition to your growing baby’s diet. This adds an exciting new texture to the banana mash.
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20. Cherry and Mint Greek Yogurt Baby Food Purée
This homemade cherry purée is a delicious topping for the yogurt base.
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21. Apricot and Banana Food with Cinnamon
Spice things up in baby’s diet with a dash of cinnamon. For a great breakfast, try adding this purée to a bit of cereal or cooked oatmeal, which can also make a great breakfast.
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2015-10-08 21 Homemade Baby Food Recipes

Source: http://www.healthline.com/health/childrens-health/homemade-baby-food-recipes#10