Monday, October 15, 2012

guest post: baby food!

Today we have a post from my bestie.
She just had her second child and makes her baby food from scratch.
I loved making all of M's food from scratch and I'll do the same for Baby J!
Hope you enjoy!

Chicken, Pastina, and Squash

This would be for babies who are over 6 months. Mine loves it!

1. Poach 1 chicken breast in half water and half low-sodium chicken broth. You can use whatever spices you want - I did rosemary, garlic powder, and some parsley.

2. Cook half a package of pastina (the little tiny pasta stars).

3. Cut up one butternut squash into cubes and steam it until it's nice and soft.

4. Mix up all the ingredients in a blender (I use the Beaba Babycook) and add water as desired to make the right consistency.

5. Taste it!

6. Put it into containers and freeze until you are ready to use it!

Sweet Potato, Spinach, Peas, and Leeks

For babies that are 6+ months

1.     Peal the potato and dice up into small cubes

2.     Clean the spinach leaves and peas

3.     Cut up just the white part of one leak and make sure it is cleaned well, they tend to have a lot of dirt on them

4.     Steam the sweet potato, spinach, peas, and leek together until soft

5.     Puree in a food processor or blender until the right consistency for your baby

6.     Taste and put into containers to freeze

Apples and Pears with Cinnamon 

1. Skin and cut up 2 apples and 2 pears. I used red delicious, but it doesn't really matter.

2. Steam the fruit until it is soft.

3. Put into your food processor and add a pinch of cinnamon - taste it to make sure it is enough, but not too much for your baby.

4. Blend until smooth.

5. Freeze until you are ready to use! 

On a side note - my hubby loved this one! He thought I just made applesauce! :)

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