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9 DIY Baby Foods Even Grown-Ups Will Eat

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If a side-serving of baby food isn’t your thing, you’ll change your mind after tasting the recipes below. By adding the right combinations of flavors, you can make baby food that tastes so amazing, you’ll be eating it along with your kids! These recipes come together easily and will surprise you with how incredible they taste. Don’t feed your baby bland, boring food anymore. Try the 9 baby food recipes below for cuisine you and your baby can share and enjoy together!

 

Coconut Curry Soup 1 of 9
This delicious recipe is so easy, it doesn't even need a recipe! Full of mild, naturally sweet flavors, everybody from baby to big people will appreciate this veggie-packed dish. I like making it with frozen cauliflower, but if you've got boiled potatoes around, that works, too!

How to Make It: Blend 1 can of coconut milk, 1/2 teaspoon mild yellow curry powder, and 1 cup frozen cauliflower or cooked potatoes together until pureed. Heat just until warm. Salt to taste. Spoon and enjoy!
Sag Paneer 2 of 9
A simple version of a classic Indian dish, grown-ups will love topping this with warmed paneer cubes, or Indian cheese. Babies won't need the cheese, but they'll love this flavorful meal, and you'll love knowing you're introducing their palate to gourmet global flavors. Since there's yogurt in the recipe, it's not recommended for babies younger than 6 months.

How to Make It: Puree 4 cups of frozen spinach, 1 small clove of garlic, 1 teaspoon garam masala, and 3/4 cup yogurt or coconut yogurt.
Blueberry Soup 3 of 9
Introduce your baby to blueberries and treat mama to a smoothie with this simple recipe that serves everyone in your family! It's a win-win: You get all the antioxidants you need in a delicious treat, and baby gets familiarized with nutrition-packed raw fruits.

How to Make It: Blend 2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries with 1 cup unsweetened apple, pear, or pomegranate juice. Pop 1 cup in a glass for the grownups, and microwave the rest until barely warm for a baby-friendly puree!
Tropical Baby Food 4 of 9
Ripe, juicy mango, sweet pineapple, and creamy coconut milk make a scrumptious combo for baby, and we predict you'll be sneaking spoonfuls yourself!

Get the recipe from Teach, Eat, Love

Photo credit: Anne Myer
Coconut Chia Pudding 5 of 9
A touch of cinnamon makes this low-sugar pudding seem like a decadent dessert!

Get the recipe from One Hungry Mama

Photo credit: One Hungry Mama
Cantelope Cream 6 of 9
This amazing puree tastes similar to an Orange Julius; baby and parents will love sharing this healthy, delicious treat!

Get the recipe from Weelicious

Photo credit: Catherine McCord
Pumpkin Cinnamon Applesauce 7 of 9
This no-sugar applesauce has a hint of fall flavor for a yummy twist on the plain version.

Get the recipe from The Novice Chef

Photo credit: Jessica Segarra
Avocado and Pear Baby Food Popsicles 8 of 9
Little hands can grasp these refreshing, healthy frozen fruit and veggie purees.

Get the recipe from The Spunky Coconut

Photo credit: Kelly Brozyna
Parsnip, Pear, and Fig Puree 9 of 9
Tyler Florence crafted this delicious gourmet-made-easy baby food.

Get the recipe from iVillage

Photo credit: John Lee
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