If you have the time and energy to make your own baby food at home, this could be a lot more beneficial for your child. Not only will this allow you the flexibility to choose any type of food that you’d like to feed the little one, but you can also trust the source and production of the food. Also, be sure to grab the organic fruits and vegetables to make these baby entrées as healthy as possible. Here are the best baby foods to make at home:
1. Pureed Carrots
Puree some fresh carrots to make a healthy treat for your baby. Carrots have been shown to improve vision, promote healthier skin, help prevent infection, and can aid in preventing a bunch of other nasty diseases.
2. Mashed Avocado
Avocado isn’t called a super food without reason! Mash up some avocado for your child to obtain a ton of potassium, vitamins and fiber, in addition to various heart-healthy benefits.
3. Pureed Sweet Potato
Sweet potatoes are not only a delicious snack for baby, but they’re also loaded with great vitamins and minerals! Some of these include vitamins B6, C and D, iron, magnesium and potassium!
4. Butternut Squash
Puree Butternut squash is one of the most common varieties of winter squash and is chock full of vitamin A, potassium and fiber. Due to its tough exterior, you can store this squash for a long time before choosing to make some food for your baby. Mashed
Bananas are great for homemade baby food because they’re so easy to mash and they’re also very healthy. Bananas are known for the amount of potassium they contain, but they are also loaded with many other vitamins and minerals.
6. Pureed Peas
Peas don’t only make for a colorful puree, but they’re also great for your baby. They provide immune system strength, many antioxidants, and blood sugar regulation effects.
7. Apple Puree
Apples are always a favorite of young children because of their sweet taste. In addition to this, they contain a lot of vitamins and fiber, can decrease the risk of diabetes, and have actually been shown to curb many different types of cancer!
8. Pear Puree
Pears, just like apples, not only taste great, but provide some great benefits as well. Pears deliver fiber, vitamins B2, C and E, and potassium. Pears also contain a fair amount of pectin, which is a water-soluble fiber.
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Nina is a wife, mother and career professional who never intended to start her own business. When her children were newborns, she ached to ease the discomfort from dry, stubborn, crusty mucus (boogers)! As a doctor, she knew there were no safe solutions on the market to help her kids, so she invented oogiebear, a revolutionary booger removal tool that helps babies breathe easier.
Nina graduated Howard University where she earned her doctorate in Pharmacy (R.Ph, Pharm.D). She is a Registered Pharmacist in Washington DC, Maryland and New York. Nina and her family are fitness enthusiasts who enjoy outdoor activities and healthy eating.
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