Baby food is an easily consumable food other than breast milk and instant formula which, is specially made for the human baby. W.H.O recommends that newborns must be breastfed for at least six months. During this pandemic time, it has become a risky task to go out and purchase baby food. So, here we present to you some delicious homemade baby food recipes that are easily consumable and digested by the baby.
Baby can try blended, mashed, and soft-cooked vegetables and fruits. Baby can also try rice mixed with baby usual milk. The baby should get nutritious and healthy food. Manufactured baby foods are full of high levels of sugar and carbohydrates that are not suitable to meet the nutritional requirements of the baby.
Few points to keep in mind
These recipes are fast, inexpensive, and filled with lots of nutrition, which the manufactured baby foods do not comprehend. You can check Baby Journey for more recipes ideas.
Also, check that if your baby is ready for solid food and the baby sits upright and must show interest in solid foods.
Let us look into some delicious, inexpensive, nutritious baby food recipe that the manufactured baby food does not provide.
For 4 to 6 months old
Banana puree- bananas are very gentle on the baby’s digestive system. Also, they are filled with lots of nutrients, such as potassium and fibers.
- Half cup ripe banana
Combine both the ingredients in the mixer and mix it well until you get a soft runny texture.
Mashed sweet potato
Sweet potatoes contain vitamin e and many minerals
- Half cup peeled sweet potatoes
Boiled sweet potato and cook it. Mix the sweet potatoes and water in the mixer until you that consistent puree.
For 7 to 9 months old
Papaya is rich in carotenoids, vitamin c, and pantothenic acid
- 1 cup peeled papayas
Makes both the ingredients and a mixer until you get a smooth paste
Berry and beetroot puree
Both beetroot and berries contain antioxidants that help in boosting immunity.
- Half cup peeled beetroot
- Half cup berries
Cook the beetroot until it gets soft and then mixes goat ingredients in a mixture until you get a delicious thick Puree.
For 10 to 12 month old
Banana brown rice puree
Banaras and brown rice contains lots of nutrients like phosphorus, vitamin c, and complex carbohydrates.
- Half cup peeled bananas
- Half cup cooked brown rice
- One tablespoon yogurt
Combine all the ingredients in a mixer and blend it well until you get a delicious thick Puree
Creamy chicken puree
Chicken is filled with lots of protein, while cheese and yogurt is full of vitamin A and riboflavin
- 1 cup of chicken breast
- 2 tbsp yogurt
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Cook the chicken in olive oil for 10 minutes until it becomes golden brown. Mix the chicken along with all the remaining ingredients in a mixer and makes it until you get the desired texture.
It is very crucial to provide your baby nutritious and healthy food. The baby food available in the supermarket is filled with sugar and fat. Cooking easy and delicious baby food recipe at home saves your money and contributes to nutrition as well.