Babies are always an expensive affair, especially when it comes to feeding them with market bought formula feed. Looking at the prices of baby food, on the supermarket racks, can leave you a little dizzy.
And if you are overly concerned about your baby’s health, and want to feed your baby with nothing but organic baby feed, then the deal gets is even more costly. It is truly quite shocking how high priced most of the baby foods are, no wonder some parents decide to make their own baby food to keep the baby expenses within budget.
Moreover, when you’re giving your baby homemade baby food, you can be quite at ease that your baby is eating something really healthy. Here is help on preparing your own homemade baby food.
Here are veryÂ nice recipes to make healthy homemade baby food for your baby, it won’t take much of your time and you can prepare a full weeks supply of baby food in one go. All that you would need are simple things like a blender or food processor, a boiler and ice cube trays.
Pick up some fresh vegetables and fruits from the market, but if fresh is not available even frozen will do. However, don’t go in for the canned ones because they’re least nutritious. The other thing that you will need is some ready to eat cereal, such as cornflakes or roasted oats. It’s best to go in for the low sodium and vitamin and mineral fortified cereals.
Making the baby food is easy; begin with boiling or steaming the fruits and vegetables till they are tender. Let the boiled fruits and vegetables cool down a bit before you put them in the blender to puree them. Since, you would want your baby’s food to be absolutely chemical free, you should wash the fruits and vegetables thoroughly before boiling them.
Next, put the cereals into a grinder to make a powder and mix this powder into the strained vegetable and fruit puree. And the baby food is ready. Pour it into ice cube trays and put it in your freezer, and when it’s time to feed your baby just take out the required number of cubes and pop them into the microwave.