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!
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.
Homemade baby food is a smart choice, as you know exactly what you're giving your sweet little baby. Once you've introduced carrots and apples to your baby separately, you can combine them into one puree for a delicious meal your baby is sure to enjoy.
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!
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.
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.
A simple butternut squash puree is a great choice for one of your baby's first foods. Freeze the puree in an ice cube tray for easy access later!
For your baby's first foods, sweet potato makes a delicious and nutritious choice. Easy to make yourself at home and freeze for later.
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.
This is a great combination for growing babies (6 to 9 months or older). You can mix up the veg with what's in season or what you have around the house. I like to use green beans instead of broccoli sometimes. I make sure I label my freezer bag with the date I made it!
These little dumplings are made with fine rice cereal, otherwise known as baby rice. That's probably the reason small babies and toddlers love them! Serve with sliced peaches and everyone will be happy!