Cooking for Baby

Everything you need to prepare healthy, nutritious food for your baby: Find simple recipes and information about food allergies and intolerances, as well as food storage and safety.

Homemade Baby Food Purees

Once baby is ready for solid foods (around 4-6 months), you can try these homemade single-fruit and single-vegetable purees. From Cooking Light First Foods by Carolyn Land Williams, M.Ed., R.D.

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Beet Purees

Beets

The bright-red color of beets is appealing to babies, but be careful since this vegetable easily stains clothes. If you notice that subsequent diapers take on a reddish tint, don’t be alarmed; it’s normal for babies who eat beets.

View recipe: Beet Puree

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