This serves one baby for days.
1 envelope unflavored gelatine
1 cup hot milk or soy milk
4 ounces cream cheese
2 cups of any combination of the following:
Shredded cooked zucchini, squash, onions, eggplant,
carrots, green beans, peas, or any other vegetable;
chopped cooked apples, pears, peaches, apricots,
mangoes, plums, berries, or any other fruit
Salt and/or granulated sugar, to taste
2 teaspoons lemon juice, if desired
In a blender or food processor process the gelatine and milk for 30 seconds. Add the cream cheese and lemon juice (if using) and process for 10 seconds. Add the fruits and/or vegetables and blend until thoroughly pur
Lentils and Carrots
1/2 pound dry lentils (sorted for stones and rinsed)
1/2 pound raw baby carrots
1 small onion, minced
4 cups water
In a large saucepan, saut
1 dried apricot
2 tablespoons pure orange juice
1 small ripe mango
1 small ripe banana
Soak apricot in the orange juice, and leave in the refrigerator overnight.
Slice the mango. Remove the pit, then remove the flesh. Peel the banana and dice. Pur
1/3 cup chopped and cooked boneless chicken
1/4 cup cooked brown rice
1 tablespoon breast milk or formula
1 very ripe peach
Mix the chicken, rice and peach together. Blend in a blender to required texture. Add and mix the formula to thin the mixture as required. Serve. This can be frozen if required.
Pork and Apple Puree
6 ounces (180 grams) lean pork
6 ounces (180 grams) potatoes
6 ounces (180 grams) turnip
1 1/4 cups water
1 pinch sage
Cut pork in small pieces and remove excess fat. Peel and cut vegetables into 1/2-inch cubes.
Peel apple, remove core and dice small. Place everything in a saucepan and let simmer until well cooked. Pur
1 dessert apple or 1 ripe pear
1 tablespoon water, formula or breast milk
Peel, quarter and core fruit. Thinly slice and put into a small saucepan with water, formula or breast milk. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes until soft.
Press through a sieve or use food processor/blender. Spoon into serving bowl and cool. You can cover and refrigerate for 24 hours or freeze in ice cube trays.
2/3 cup milk
4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 cup plain, untoasted wheat germ
1 cup whole wheat flour
Beat together the milk, butter and sugar. Stir in the wheat germ and enough flour to make a dough. Knead until smooth and satiny, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Pinch off balls of dough and roll them into sticks about 1/2 inch thick and 4 inches long. Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes or until browned and hard.
1 potato, 1 parsnip, 1 carrot or 1 turnip
4 to 5 tablespoons formula, breast milk or water
Peel vegetable and dice. Steam for about 10 minutes or until the vegetable is soft. Press through a sieve and mix with liquid. You can use a blender or food processor to pur
Home Made Organic Baby Cereal
Using a food processor or blender, blend organic brown rice until it is finely ground, like a flour. Boil some water in a saucepan with a lid, about 2 cups, slowly whisk in about 1/4 cup of the rice flour. Cover and turn down to minimum heat. Stir every 2 minutes for 10 minutes.
This will last in the refrigerator for 2 or 3 days. As your baby gets older, you can begin using all sorts of different grains and then legumes such as brown rice, oatmeal, millet, garbanzo beans and black beans. Just blend into flour and cook.