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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Avocado Purees

Avocado

Avocados are a great portable option for baby when dining out. Use a dinner knife to halve an avocado, reserve one half in a plastic bag, and serve the remaining half to baby. Ripe avocados are usually soft enough to scoop out each bite and serve to baby using the skin as the serving bowl.

View recipe: Avocado Puree

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