The first solid foods for baby don’t have to be boring! These baby first food recipes are imaginative, tasty and ideal for beginners.
Not sure whether or not the time is right to introduce solid food to your baby? Then please take a moment to read the baby first food – introducing solids section. You’ll find plenty of advice and information to help you make this important decision.
And don’t forget to visit the baby food preparation and storage section for some tips on how to safely cook and store your baby’s food.
REMEMBER – Consult your child’s doctor before introducing any new foods to your baby. And always apply the four day rule when you introduce each different food. This will help you identify any food that may cause allergic reactions or digestive problems in your baby.
Although commercially prepared rice cereal is convenient, making your own is easy and far more nutritious!
and here’s a very simple recipe for homemade rice cereal.
Alternatively, learn how to make delicious oatmeal (porridge) for your baby with our baby oatmeal recipes.
Or try some nutritious barley baby food recipes.
We also have lots more breakfast ideas for baby.
Vegetables are the perfect first solid foods for baby, both nutritious and easy to digest. Some parents prefer to introduce vegetables before fruits – if baby gets used to the natural sweetness of fruits first, he might not be so willing to accept vegetables later.
Healthy and delicious, fruits also make wonderful first foods for babies. Not all fruits are suitable at this stage, though – see foods to avoid, for more information.
For some simple baby first food recipes using a wide variety of vegetables and fruits, visit … pureed baby food recipes
Once your baby is enjoying these vegetables and fruits, how about combining the two for some unique and surprisingly delicious flavours?
Apples and carrots are wonderful mixed together – have a taste for yourself and see! We also recommend apples or bananas with sweet potato – it may sound strange, but it tastes great!
This is a wonderful veggie/fruit combination recipe that you may like to try … (just remember to save some for baby!)