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Old 08-09-2011, 11:03 PM   #1
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does anyone know some good resources to help make your own baby food? I want to start but don't know quite what to do.

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wholesomebabyfood.com is great!
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Old 08-20-2011, 09:13 AM   #3
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Yes to the site. Listed above. You can also get books on it. Check out your library, ours has some baby food cook books and such
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here are some more sites:

http://www.babyfood101.com/
http://wholesomebabyfood.momtastic.com/babymenua.htm
http://www.chow.com/food-news/54955/...own-baby-food/
http://blog.homemade-baby-food-recipes.com/
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I think once you get started too it is easier than before you get into it- just start with whatever you have- a blender or a food processor and try something out!
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wholesomebabyfood is great! and all you need is a blender. I made DD's food in one and just started making DS's in one too.
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Re: Making own food

I've had a lot of success making small quantities of purees using a manuel baby food mill (Kidco brand). We've only been trying solids for 1 month and our dd is still only eating small quantities (2-10 bites at a sitting), thus preparing a little food at a time is perfect for us. Although, I'm confident that it will still work for us when she begins to eat more and more. We've tried avocado, banana, raw and steamed apple, steamed sweet potato, steamed peas, and steamed carrots.

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Re: Making own food

Making baby food is so much easier than you'd think. Especially when they are just being introduced and need to take one food at a time.

All I do it soften them (by steam, roast or boiling, depending on the veg/fruit) and chop into small pieces and blend them up with a bit of BM.

I also put them in an ice cube tray to make the into portions and place them into a container when frozen. They last about a month in the freezer and it doesn't take long to do all that...

I just read what other moms did and followed that... Once they can have more complex 'meals' they have plenty of baby recipe books and websites.
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Super Baby Food book is also a great resource. Has tons of recipes and ideas for wholesome food when they get older as well. You might want to check your library or FSOT.
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Im so glad i stumbled upon this post i was just wondering this!
~Anyone introduce Avacado to baby first? If so how old and what do you think?? Ive never done it with my others but am curious to try! Thanks
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