Butternut Squash baby food

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Butternut Squash Baby Food

Butternut Squash Baby Food

Ingredients:

Butternut Squash

Directions:

  1. Cut butternut squash in half, scoop seeds out, place face down in a baking dish, add 1/2 cup water and bake for approx 45 minutes.
  2. Let butternut squash cool, then scoop squash from flesh.
  3. Place squash in food processor with liquid from baking dish and puree.
  4. Scoop butternut squash puree into ice cube trays or pampered chef freezer trays. Freeze for at least 2 hours. Then you can move into gallon size freezer bag.
  5. Label and date the freezer bag. I promise this will be helpful!
  6. When serving, if you need a thinner consistency you can mix with breastmilk or formula.
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cut butternut squash in half
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scoop out seeds
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place face down in baking dish with at least 1/2 cup water then bake for 45 minutes or until soft
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scoop butternut squash from flesh
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puree squash
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place squash in ice cube trays or pampered chef freezer trays or ice cube trays

Avocado – First Food

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baby girls first food

Avocado is a perfect first food! It is packed full of nutrients and healthy fats that are great for a babies brain development. Bonus: This high calorie food helps my little one sleep the night!

Avocado Mash

Ingredients:

  • Avocado
  • Breastmilk or Formula as needed

Directions:

  1. Cut avocado in half, scoop out 1 Tbsp from the flesh and mash!
  2. Mix in 1/2 ounce breastmilk or formula for a thinner consistency.
  3. To store avocado, put it back together so it appears whole. Place in air tight container and refrigerate.

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I have been giving my daughter avocado for a few days now, and it is still fresh!

How to pick an avocado: A ripe avocado has a dark green color. When you press on it, you want it to have a little give, but you do not want it to be squishy. (An avocado is similar to a banana with how it ripens.)

When to introduce more foods: Offer one new food to your child every 4-7 days. This is to ensure there is no negative reaction to the food. And yes, it can take four days to know if a food will irritate your little one.

Any guesses what food I will give her next?