Baby Food Ideas

10 food ideas

Single-Grain Baby Cereal: Start with iron-fortified rice cereal, oatmeal, or barley. Mix with breast milk or formula for a smooth consistency.

Pureed Fruits: Begin with mild fruits like apples, pears, and bananas. Cook, mash, or puree them to a smooth texture.

Pureed Vegetables: Start with soft vegetables like sweet potatoes, carrots, peas, and squash. Steam or boil until tender and then puree.

Single-Ingredient Meat Purees: Introduce pureed meats such as chicken, turkey, or beef to provide essential iron and protein.

Avocado: Mashed avocado is a nutritious option rich in healthy fats. It’s also soft and easy for babies to swallow.

Full-Fat Plain Yogurt: Choose plain, full-fat yogurt without added sugars. It provides calcium and probiotics for digestive health.

Cheese: Offer small, soft pieces of mild cheese. Opt for varieties that are lower in salt..

Eggs: Cook eggs thoroughly and offer small, finely chopped pieces or scrambled eggs.

Whole Grains: Introduce cooked and mashed whole grains such as quinoa, barley, and brown rice.

Mashed or Soft Cooked Beans: Offer mashed or pureed beans such as lentils or chickpeas.