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Baby Food Combinations (50 Easy Stage 2 Recipes)

  • Author: Amy Palanjian
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 6-12 servings 1x
  • Category: Baby Food
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

For a 6 month old baby, 1-2 tablespoons baby food may be plenty for a single serving. For a 9 month old baby, they might want 1/4 cup or more. Adjust the servings based on your child’s hunger, using a roughly one to one ratio of the purees in each combination. Nutrition will vary according to the combinations you use.


Ingredients

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1-2 tablespoons Apple Puree and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Banana Puree combined and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Blueberry Puree and with one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Butternut Squash Puree and with one of the following

1-2 tablespoons Carrot Puree and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Mango Puree and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Pear Puree and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Pea Puree and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Spinach Puree and one of the following:

1-2 tablespoons Sweet Potato Puree and one of the following:


Instructions

  1. Prepare each puree. Freeze in a silicone ice cube tray, transferring the cubes to a freezer bag once solid, or store in the refrigerator as needed.
  2. Place roughly equal amounts of the two (or more) purees you plan to combine into a bowl. Stir together. (If the purees are frozen, place a cube or two of each into a bowl or storage container. the night before you plan to serve and let thaw overnight in the fridge before stirring together. Or thaw at room temperature for about 2 hours.)
  3. Serve or store for later.


Notes

Taste the purees and add more of a sweeter one if needed.

Add small pinches of spices like cinnamon, ground ginger, and cumin to add flavor.

Add small pinches of ground flaxseed to add healthy fats.

Serve with a baby spoon or in a reusable pouch.

Pack for daycare if needed in small airtight containers.

Serve cold or warm just slightly.

If. baby has a dairy intolerance, use a nondairy, unsweetened nondairy yogurt.

If baby has a nut allergy, use a nut-free alternative that’s unsweetened such as Sunbutter.

Keywords: baby food combinations, stage 2 baby foods

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