Homemade Baby Food Recipes with a Mixer Grinder

Homemade Baby Food Recipes with a Mixer Grinder

If you have recently become a mother and your child is about to start solids, you may be already thinking about how you will care for the baby and the foods you want to feed them for their good health. 

Sure, tons of baby food in the market claim to be healthy for the baby, but it is better to avoid feeding your baby any of these readymade food items. Instead, it is better to give your baby homemade baby food. 

So, if you are looking for baby food recipes you can make at home, we have your back. In this blog, we discuss healthy baby food recipes you can make using a mixer grinder and juicer. But before delving into the recipes, let's first understand why you must make baby food at home. 

Why should you give your baby homemade baby food?

Although the baby foods available in the market are a convenient option to feed your baby, homemade baby food has many benefits, including – 

  • The commercially available baby foods have a high amount of preservatives and go through extensive processing, which is not good for your baby’s health.
  • When you make baby food at home, you can easily control the sugar and salt content in it.
  • The commercial baby foods are quite expensive, and you can save a lot of money by making it at home.
  • Perhaps the most significant benefit of making baby food at home is that it allows you to introduce your baby to your family’s unique foods, flavours and eating habits. 

Homemade baby food recipes you can make using a mixer grinder and juicer 

Making baby food at home is quite easy. Although you may find it hard and overwhelming at first, once you get a hang of it and you get to understand the likes and dislikes of your baby, you will surely have fun making it. 

Mango and Banana Smoothie 

Introducing your child to the habit of having fruits from a young age is great. It will help them develop a taste, and they will feel encouraged to have more even when they grow up. Besides, both bananas and mangoes are super healthy food and good for your baby. 

Making the banana and mango puree is quite easy too, and it requires no cooking at all. 

Ingredients needed

  • 1 ripe mango (peeled)
  • 1 banana (peeled)
  • ½ cup plain yoghurt 

Method

  • Cut the mango and banana into small pieces, put them into the mixer grinder, and turn it on
  • Blend the ingredients for a couple of seconds
  • Now, add the yoghurt and give it blend it one more until you get a smooth paste
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl and feed it to the baby 

This healthy baby food is an ideal choice for babies aged more than 8 months. It will introduce them to solid food and nourish their bodies, as both banana and mango have plenty of essential nutrients. 

This simple baby food recipe can be made using the Elato FMG 206 1000W Mixer Grinder from Wipro Appliances. This mixer grinder and juicer model has a powerful motor that lets you grind like a pro. The DFB (Deep Flow Breaker) technology enables efficient grinding in minimum time. 

Pear and Pea Puree

Once your child is old enough to have solid foods, you must try to feed them with different fruits and vegetables every day. Some of the kids don’t like to have vegetables, but it is paramount that you find a way to introduce them into their daily diet. 

Pear and pea are a wonderful combination, and both ingredients are super healthy and nourishing for your child’s body and mind. You can make this simple baby food recipe at home within 10 minutes and give your baby a healthy meal whenever they feel hungry. 

Making it puree form also helps them to digest the food easily, and they will develop a taste for it. 

Ingredients needed

  • 1 pear
  • ½ cup peas 

Method

  • First, heat some water in a pan, add the peas, and bring it to a boil until the peas become soft. It is better to use fresh peas rather than frozen or canned peas.
  • Once the peas become soft, keep it aside to cool down.
  • Cut the pear into small pieces.
  • Now blend in both the peas and the pear together in the Elato FMG 206 1000W Mixer Grinder until you get a smooth paste
  • Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl
  • Before you feed food to your baby, it is better to taste it, check for sweetness, and adjust it according to your child’s palate. 

Banana and Avocado Mash 

Avocado is one of the healthiest foods, and you may enjoy having it in a salad or on your toast, right? Then why not give it to your baby and let them benefit from its rich nutritional content? 

The savour taste of avocado and the sweetness of a ripe banana, when combined together and made into a puree, make for a healthy and tasty homemade baby food that your baby will surely love. 

You can make this baby food without any cooking, and it only takes about 10 minutes. 

Ingredients needed

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 avocado 

Method

  • Peel the banana and cut it into half or 3-4 pieces
  • Cut and peel off the avocado skin and remove the seed
  • Put both the ingredients into your Elato FMG 206 1000W Mixer Grinder and blend until you get a smooth paste
  • Transfer the mash into a bowl and feed your baby 

Make sure that you don’t over blend it or else due to the heat generated in the mixer grinder, the paste may not taste so good. 

Spinach and Sweet Potato Puree

Your parents may have told you that eating leafy green vegetables is really good for your health, and they are for a good reason. Leafy vegetables like spinach contain a high amount of iron and many other essential nutrients. 

Sweet potato, too, has a lot of fibre, and its natural sweetness makes it a delight to eat. So, why not combine these two incredibly healthy ingredients to make a healthy baby food? 

Ingredients needed

  • 1 medium-sized sweet potato
  • 1 cup spinach 

Method

  • ASteam the sweet potato in a cooker for 1-2 whistle or until it becomes soft
  • Blanch the spinach leaves in a pan
  • Now blend the two together in the Elato FMG 206 1000W Mixer Grinder for a few seconds until you get a smooth paste
  • You can add a bit of salt to enhance the taste and sweetness of the sweet potato
  • Transfer the paste to a bowl, feed your baby and watch them eat with joy 

Final Word 

So, there you go, you have simple and healthy baby food recipes that you can make at home using the mixer grinder and juicer. Try making one or all of these recipes on different days of the week, and feed your baby something new and healthy every day.

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