Five Homemade BlendJet Baby Food Recipes

Did you know that your BlendJet is a fantastic baby food blender? Making your own fresh, homemade baby food is uniquely empowering and so freeing for moms and dads. If you love lunch al fresco, now you can make it a date with baby and BlendJet. Your BlendJet portable blender lets you blend, mash (pulse) and puree fresh favorites like apricots, carrots, broccoli and edamame — and it’s quiet enough so you won’t disrupt the neighboring picnic. Bonus points: If you have toddlers, they’ll love loading up BlendJet with colorful fruits and veggies and watching them spin.

These five nourishing baby food recipes by Whitney English — LA-based registered dietician and nutritionist — are perfect for making in your BlendJet baby food blender, and they’re so good you’ll want to lick the spoon.

Carrots and Cumin

1 cup chopped carrots

¼ cup breastmilk or water

½ teaspoon cumin

Steam 1 cup of chopped carrots in a steamer basket on the stove or in the microwave in a microwave-safe dish until softened. Add ¼ cup breast milk or water along with carrots and 1 teaspoon cumin. Blend for 3-4 cycles until smooth. Once your mixture is smooth, portion into 1-ounce servings. All of these homemade baby food recipes can be frozen or refrigerated until ready to serve.

Cauli Curry

1 cup chopped cauliflower

¼ cup breastmilk or water

½ teaspoon yellow curry powder

Steam 1 cup of cauliflower until softened , and add it to your BlendJet baby food blender. Add ¼ cup breast milk or water and ½ teaspoon yellow curry powder. Blend for 3-4 cycles until smooth. Portion into 1-ounce servings and freeze or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Basil n’ Broccoli 

1 cup chopped broccoli

¼ cup breastmilk or water

1 teaspoon dried basil

Steam 1 cup of broccoli until softened. Add ¼ cup breast milk or water along with broccoli and 1 teaspoon dried basil. Blend for 3-4 cycles until smooth.  Portion into 1-ounce servings and freeze or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Pear-ly Ginger

1 cup sliced pear

¼ cup breastmilk or water

¼ teaspoon fresh ginger

Steam 1 cup of sliced pear with the skin removed, until softened, and add it to your BlendJet baby food blender. Add ¼ cup breast milk or water and 1/4 teaspoon of fresh ginger. Blend for 3-4 cycles until smooth. Portion into 1-ounce servings and freeze or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Sweet n’ Cinnamony Potatoes

1 cup chopped sweet potatoes

¼ cup breastmilk or water

½ teaspoon cinnamon

Steam 1 cup of chopped sweet potatoes with the skin removed, until softened. Add ¼ cup breast milk or water along with sweet potatoes and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Blend for 3-4 cycles until smooth. Portion into 1-ounce servings and freeze or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Baby will thank you when you blend up these homemade baby food recipes in your BlendJet portable baby food blender!
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