Homemade Baby Food

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Registered: 10-12-2008
Homemade Baby Food
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Mon, 11-05-2012 - 8:17pm

Anyone making homemade baby food or thinking about making it?

I made all of DD1's food, never bought a single jar, and I found it really easy and saved so much money.  So I am doing it again with Marissa.  I started tonight with sweet potatoes and Marissa loved them.  I bought 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled them, steamed them and then divided them up.  Those 3 potatoes made enough for me and DD1 for a side dish at dinner plus a little extra for DD1 to have tomorrow and plenty to mash up for Marissa for the next couple days.  For Marissa's, since sweet potatoes are so soft, I didn't even bother with the food processor and I just mashed them with a fork and added water until they were thin enough for her first attempt.

I'd love to get a discussion going for anyone else that is trying to make baby food to get people's experiences or questions or for anyone that is interested in learning more.  So what are your thoughts?

Cynthia

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Registered: 08-24-2008
Tue, 11-27-2012 - 7:29pm

I'm so glad you posted this!!!! I am really interested in making Tyson's baby food. I thought i would do it with DS1 but I was just going back to work when he started eating solids, and I didn't know where to start...I still don't know where to start this time around so any advice you have is greatly helpful!

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