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Hot Cereal, Pears, + Bananas { Homemade Baby Food }

Zoey eats mainly homemade baby foods although there has been times when we are on vacation that I have to resort to store bought baby foods. There are great options out there now for when homemade food is not available (traveling, etc.)

I try to feed Zoey at least one snack a day which often includes fruits and/or grains. The following recipe is super simple to make and is very nutritious. 

Pears, hot cereal grains, + bananas. 

Mix the pears + cereal.

1. Add 1.5 cups of water and bring to a hard boil.

2. Let simmer for about 20 mins or until the pears and grains get soft.

3. Add the cooked mixture + bananas into a blender.

4. Blend to the consistency of choice. 

Zoey loves this b/c she loves pears and bananas. Basically, anything sweet. I add the grains to make it even more nutritious. 

Do you make your own baby food? If so, what’s your favorite recipe? Please share!

‘Til next post, Kellie

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14 Comments

  1. My son is just starting to eat real food. I want to make his baby food instead of giving him the jarred, store bought food. Like you said, there are good options, like Earth’s Best organic, but I really want to make it myself. Do you have one of those fancy baby food processors, or do you use a regular food processor?

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    • Hi! I don’t use those fancy baby processor. I just have a regular one but specifically just for Zoey. Congrats on your baby! best, Kellie

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  2. Thank you for reading my blog!
    I just loved yours!!! I want to try this recipe for myself lol Looks so yummy and simple! 🙂

    best wishes!
    xoxo

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  3. afracooking

    As you dropped by on my blog http://afracooking.wordpress.com I just had to have a look at yours. Such beautiful pictures and such a lovely vibe you are looking at bringing across!
    And this baby food recipe just is so lovely looking!

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  4. That looks delicious!

    I did make most of Eli’s baby food. I liked being able to control what ingredients he ate. http://www.wholesomebabyfood.com is a great reference.

    When I didn’t make it, I used HappyBaby for his pre-pepared foods. They have really convenient pouches which was great for day care.

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  5. I’m sharing this one with my daughter, to see if my Miss-Fussy-Pants granddaughter would like this. Homemade baby food is the best!

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  6. mariqia

    Yes, my baby Maia loves squash, camote (sweet potato) and ground native rice..:)

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