Homemade baby food ingredients
Include other healthy foods like vegetables, fruit, grains and dairy. For example, try banana, avocado, pear, pumpkin, peas, oats or yoghurt. Include foods that can cause allergies, like cooked egg and peanut butter. You can mix foods and introduce them in any order.
Preparing and cooking homemade baby food
Step 1: to make pureed or mashed baby food, wash fruit and vegetables and peel any skin. Trim fat from meats. Remove skin from chicken or fish.
Step 2: steam, microwave or boil the foods until soft and cooked. Set aside some of the cooking liquids.
Storing and serving homemade baby food
Store baby food in sealed, clean containers. Keep for up to 2 days in the fridge or 30 days in the freezer. Label containers with contents and date of cooking.
To freeze, spoon pureed or mashed baby food into clean ice cube trays. Cover with a lid or plastic wrap and label. Store in the freezer for no more than 30 days.