Baby food

Find baby food recipes for when you are just starting to wean at 4 to 6 months, through to more adventurous recipes at 7 to 8 months and beyond!

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2min

Banana is an easy choice for one of baby's first fruits, as no cooking is required. Pay attention to texture, however - if your little one is just starting on solids, you may want to remove any lumps and thin the mixture with breast milk or formula.

Recipe by: mumofsix

 
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40min

Apple puree is a wonderful first food for baby. Use a sweeter variety of apple instead of a tart variety so that you don't need to add any sugar. After introducing apple to your baby for 2 to 3 days, you can even add a pinch of cinnamon to see if your baby likes the taste.

Recipe by: mumofsix

 
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5min

Avocado makes for a wonderfully nutritious and easy to digest first food for baby. The healthy fats are just what your baby needs!

Recipe by: Lientje

 
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20min

Great for busy mums and dads to make a bunch on a Sunday and freeze for the weeks ahead. This can be used with other first foods for your baby! Apples or pears are fun or even green beans. Make sure it is mild enough for your baby's developing digestive system. You can also use fresh peas instead of frozen if you have them.

Recipe by: MISSBERNIE

 
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30min

A nutritious and wholesome homemade baby food, suitable for older babies. Broccoli is pureed with chard, peas and spinach. It's also a fantastic puree to go with fish or chicken.

Recipe by: PinkSpoons

 
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55min

Once you introduce meat to your baby, lamb is a great choice, not least because it's high in iron, which babies need as their iron stores start to dwindle around 6 months old. My little one loved this lamb and it was so easy and cheap to make.

Recipe by: Diana

 
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50min

After about a month of eating solids, I wanted to start introducing more flavours to my son. Butternut squash is a great first food, and here it is roasted with a little olive oil and thyme for a tasty puree that any baby will love!

Recipe by: Diana

 
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17min

Easy to digest carrots make a good first food for your little one. Once you've introduced other fruits and veg to your baby, you can combine them into one puree. Carrot and apple or carrot and sweet potato make a great choice, for example.

Recipe by: dudey

 
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17min

For your baby's first foods, sweet potato makes a delicious and nutritious choice. Easy to make yourself at home and freeze for later.

Recipe by: Lientje

 
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17min

Simple courgette puree for one of your baby's first foods. The rule of thumb is to give your baby a new food for 2 to 3 days before introducing another to rule out any potential allergies. Once you've given courgette for 2 to 3 days, you can combine the courgette with another vegetable you've already introduced, such as carrot.

Recipe by: Lientje

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