Making your own baby food can ensure your tiny tot is getting the nutrition they need without out extra additives. Check out these perfect puree recipes that are sure to keep your little one healthy and happy.

Try our recipes for baby purees:

Pea Puree Blend together 3 cups of steamed peas and 2 tablespoons of water for 2 minutes (because of the skin on the peas, you may need to blend longer to get the right texture).

Banana Puree Peel and mash 1 banana with a fork. Blend banana together with a small amount of milk or yogurt to thin out the texture.

Banana-Avocado Puree Peel and mash ½ avocado and ½ banana. Blend avocado, banana, and 2 tablespoons of applesauce. Blend with breast milk, formula, or water to reach desired consistency.

Carrot Puree Peel 1 pound of carrots and dice into 1 inch segments. Boil in a covered pot for 25 minutes. Blend carrots and 1 cup of water until desired consistency.

Rice Cereal Bring water and rice powder to a boil, while stirring constantly. Continue whisking and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve warm. Add in fruit, formula, or breast milk if desired.

Try our older infant recipes:

Veggie Rice Bowl Combine ½ cup cooked brown rice, ½ cup cooked chopped broccoli, ½ cup chopped carrots, ½ cup sautéed tofu, garlic powder, and a little bit of basil.

Breakfast Rice Bowl Combine ½ cup cooked brown rice, ¼ cup sautéed & diced bell pepper, 2 ounces chopped all natural ham, and 2 diced hard-cooked egg yolks.

Baked Apple Cereal Peel, core, and cut 1 apple. Bring apple, ¼ cup of ground oats, and ¾ cup of water to a boil and simmer covered until apples are soft and oatmeal is cooked. Mix in formula or juice to thin if needed.

Articles by tag

2020 2021-top-workplace 4th-of-July ACLS AED air-purification allentown Allergies Announcement Antibiotics anxiety Aspen Hill coming soon Asthma award awards back-to-school baltimore baltimore-child baltimore's-child baltimore-sun beach bedside-manner bel-air Best of Best urgent care Best urgent care VA beach best-for-families Bestof best-of best-of-2019 Best-of-2020 best-of-award best-of-awards bestofcountytimes Best-of-Jewish-times-winner Best-Urgent-Care Best-urgent-Care-Bowie-Blade-News best-workplace bethlehem Biking Black-Friday blog Blood-Donation BLS Blueberries Camping capital-gazette careers Cholesterol Circadian-Rhythm Cold cold-prevention colon-cancer concussion coronavirus covid-19 COVID-19-Test CPR cramp-prevention Dehydration dental-health Depression Dermatitis Diabetes drowning Drug Screening Dry-Skin eastern-pa easton Eating-Disorder employees employment Ergonomics E-Scooter exercise eye-health face-mask Fall fall-sports Farmer's-Market First-Aid Fitness Flu Flu-season food-storage food-swaps football For Men For Parents For Women for-moms for-parents fredericksburg Gastrointestinal General Generation-X-Health Gift-Ideas Goals Halloween hand-foot-and-mouth Hand-Washing Hanukkah harrisburg headache Head-Lice Health Healthcare health-history health-symptoms Healthy Living healthy-eating healthy-living healthy-swaps Heart Heart-Disease Heart-Health Heat Heat-Exhaustion heat-safety hiking Holiday holidays horizonBCBS horizon-blue-shield Hydration Illness Inclusivity Inclusivity & Accessibility inclusivity-&-accessability injury-prevention Insect-Stings insurance jetlag jobs Kidney Kwanzaa Laughter lehigh-valley life-support-class Lightning maryland Mask meal-prep mechanicsburg medical-records melanoma memory-retention Men's-Health mental-health Migrane millennial Millennials montco montco-pa montgomery-county montgomery-county-pa Mood Improvement Movember MRSA new jersey new-center new-jersey new-year New-Year's northern-va northern-virginia nova Now open in Annandale Nutrition Occupational Health ocean-safety osteoporosis outdoors Paddle-Sports PALS Parenting Parenting-Tips parent-tips patient-first pennsylvania pets philadelphia philly physicals poison-ivy poison-prevention Power-Outage Pregnancy probiotics Productivity Protein recipe Recipes registration resolutions richmond River running safety Safety Tips safety-tips Seasonal-Affective-Disorder shin-splings Sickness-Prevention simply-the-best skin sleep Smoke-Detector Smoking Snow soccer sore-throat south-jersey Sports Sports-Physicals spring-cleaning St.-Patrick's-Day Stitches strep Strep-Throat stress stress-managment Stroke summer summer-sports Sunburn Sunglasses Sun-Safety sunscreen Swimmer's-ear swimming TBI Teal-Pumpkin Teething Thyroid tick tips-for-parents top-physicians top-workplace Travel traveling-tips travel-tips Travel-Vaccines urgent-care Urinary-health vacation Valentine's-Day Valentines-Day Video Vitamin-D volunteering Walking washington-dc washington-post washington-post-2019 Water-Sports Weight-Lifting wellness Winter Workouts Yard-Work Yearly-Physical