Baby Food

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

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Apple and Cabbage Baby Food

Make your own natural baby food with this recipe. Apples and raisins add the flavors that your baby will love.

20 Foods to Feed Your Baby Before Age 1

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!

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.

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.

How to Make Banana Puree for Babies

Potassium-rich banana puree adds creaminess to other fruit purees, and it adds sweetness to yogurt. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to make this ideal first food for your baby.

How to Make Mango Puree for Babies

Mango, a luscious tropical fruit, is packed with vitamin A. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to puree mangos.

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!).

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Make Peach Puree for Babies

Peaches beta-carotene and potassium, and their mild, sweet flavor makes them an ideal first fruit. Follow our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to puree fresh or frozen peaches.

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.