Baby Food

Get recipes, tips and general know-how for making baby food at home.

Slow-Cooker Baby Food

A slow cooker is a busy parent's best friend. These tasty baby food recipes, all of which freeze beautifully, are so simple they almost cook themselves! With just a few minutes of prep in the morning, healthy meals can be ready for baby in time for lunch or dinner.

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12 Finger Foods That Don't Come From a Box

Skip highly processed finger foods for these natural, nutritious bites babies and toddlers will love to get their hands on.

Baby Food: What to Start, When

Starting solids is a big milestone for your baby--and you! Take a page from our healthy-from-the-start handbook and take the guesswork out of what foods to introduce, and when. Print it out...and start feeding!

Baby Food Blends

Once your baby has tried simple purees, start expanding his palate by preparing baby food blends, combination meals that deliver big nutrition and tempting flavors.

10 Foods to Feed Your Baby (That You Probably Aren't)

Think outside of the rice cereal box with these 10 nutritious foods perfect for baby.

20 Foods to Feed Your Baby Before Age One

When it comes to feeding your baby solid foods, variety is the spice of life. Research shows that the more fruits and vegetables a baby eats before age one, the more likely she is to eat a variety of produce by the time she's six. And when it comes to allergens like peanuts and eggs, pediatricians also recommend offering them to your baby before 12 months. So get cooking, mama!

7 Foods to Feed Baby Before Age 1

Research shows that the more fruits and veggies babies eat before age 1, the more likely they are to eat a variety of produce by age 6. Here are seven foods to feed your baby before age 1 (and how to prepare them!).

How to Make Sweet Potato Puree for Babies

Beta carotene-rich sweet potatoes are a nutritious addition to baby's diet. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to make sweet potato puree.

How to Make Carrot Puree for Babies

Beta carotene-rich carrots are a nutritious addition to baby's diet. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to make carrot puree.

Forbidden Baby Foods

Don't put your baby at risk for choking or an allergic reaction. Here are four foods you shouldn't feed your bundle of joy before her 1st birthday.

How to Make Veggie Purees for Babies

Homemade veggie purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby. Learn how to make 12 favorites at home with our easy step-by-step guides.

12 Baby Food Makers

Electric to parent-powered, sophisticated to simple: Pick the tool that's right for you, then start making your own baby purees.

How to Make Green Bean Puree for Babies

Rich in vitamin A and fiber, green beans are a nutritious addition to a baby's diet. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to make green bean puree.

How to Make Fruit Purees for Babies

Homemade fruit purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby. Learn how to make 13 favorites at home with our easy step-by-step guides.

Make Your Own Baby Food

Serve your little one food you can feel good about. Making baby food purees from scratch is easy with our simple recipes.

How to Make Avocado Puree for Babies

Avocados are rich in brain-boosting omega-3s and have a mild flavor and velvety texture that many babies love. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to make this ideal first food for your baby.

How to Make Papaya Puree for Babies

Luscious papaya is filled with folate and vitamin C. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to puree papayas.