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Best Baby Food Pouches (15 Easy Homemade Ideas!)

  • Author: Amy Palanjian
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 1-2
  • Category: Baby Food
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American


The amount of ingredients you use will depend on the size of your pouch, which usually ranges from 3-7 ounces. Nutrition will vary based on the ingredients you use.



  1. If mixing purees, add the ingredients to a small bowl. Stir to combine well.
  2. Add to the pouch, avoiding overfilling. If using a zip bottom style of pouch, be sure the cap is on to prevent the puree from coming out.
  3. Serve or store for up to 24 hours and serve.


If using a pouch with a zipper bottom, like this one from Wee Sprout, avoid overfilling to prevent difficulty sealing the pouch.

Be sure the mixture is totally smooth to avoid it becoming stuck in the opening of the pouch.

Add 1/2 teaspoon hemp seeds to any mixture for extra healthy fats.

Add 2 tablespoons full fat coconut cream or plain yogurt to the mashed sweet potato or squash for healthy fats.

Try any other Baby Food Combination in a pouch.

Try any of my No-Cook Baby Foods in a pouch.

Serve foods you’d usually serve warm (like soups) just warm, not hot. Test on your wrist to be sure the temperature is not hot.

Omit any added salt or sweeteners as needed.

Make one at a time or a few to cover baby’s needs for a day.

Combine pouches with baby led weaning foods for a wide range of texture exposure.

Store leftover pouches in the fridge for up to 24 hours and serve again.

Keywords: baby food pouches, homemade baby food pouches

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