Homemade Baby Food: baby & budget friendly

There are so many things that I thought were givens before I had a baby. I thought I had it all figured out... what a "pre-mom" I was! haha...

Little did I realize how many hours I would spend researching products, techniques, and money saving tips. I really have had fun re-evaluating my preconceived notions. I could make a list the length of my arm of all that I have reconsidered over the past several months, but today I will just share with you one of my favorites!

Baby food!!! Perhaps one of the most fun, healthy and money saving decisions I have made it to make my own baby food. I never thought I would say this, but canned baby food is almost more work (and money!) than making it myself!!

During one of my researching escapades, I came across Wholesome Baby Foods. While I had already made the decision to make my own baby food, this site gave me the tools/resources I needed to make the task easy! Whenever I am inspired to try a new food, I just look up how best to prepare it with Wholesome Baby Foods.

In a nutshell, here is why I am a baby loving/baby food makin' mamma:
One added bonus to making my own baby food is being able to use breast milk in place of water in the recipes. I was a pumping fool the first several month after my son was born, so we have a freezer FILLED with unused breast milk (my son refused to take a bottle until recently). Now I am able to use it in the food I am making for him, so I know that the homemade baby food has an added punch of nutrients to it :)

If you are interested in seeing the techniques that I am using for making my own baby food, click here.

Happy food making!

Labels: ,