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A simple no cook blueberry banana pear baby food puree recipe that you can whip up in less than 5 minutes.
Making baby food at home is really as simple as making a smoothie! This particular combo reminds me of a lot of fruit smoothies that I make for myself.
In this 5 minute Blueberry Banana Pear Baby Food Puree, a basic combo of banana, blueberries and pears make a breakfast or treat that your baby will love! And if your baby loves avocados, don’t miss this 5 minute no cook Avocado Banana baby food puree.
I am always up for no cook baby food recipes. If I am going to do something homemade, it is so much better if it is quick and easy.
Follow these simple instructions to make your baby a wholesome blend of food that is good for them and even better on your wallet!
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Is it Really Cheaper to Make my Own?
It really is. My 5 month old currently eats at least 4 pouches of baby food per day (sometimes big boy eats 5 but we are going conservative for the analysis). The cheapest pouches that I can find are at Aldi or the Walmart brand and they are around .78 or .79 a pouch. So I’m looking at $3.16 a day in baby food or $22.12 a week.
If I make my own, I use different fruits and veggies so the cost may vary some but for simplicity we will look at the breakdown of the Banana/Pear/Blueberry mix and extend it across a week for comparison to pre-made pouches.
Bananas – $0.43 a lb or $0.16 per banana
Blueberries – $1.49
Pears – $0.33
Cost for this Batch -$2.784 (1 Banana – 0.16 / 1/2 pint blueberries – $1.49 / Pears -.99)
Total per 4 oz – Equivalent to one pouch – $0.55
So if I fed him my homemade baby food vs. pouches for one week, I would save $6.72 that week! Ya’ll that is more money for formula or diapers! You could make this even less expensively if you waited until the blueberries were more in season. I often see them for .99 a pint when in season. It is so simple to make your own.
Here’s how to make the 5 minute Blueberry Banana Pear Baby Food Puree!
What You Need:
5 Minute Blueberry Banana Pear Baby Food Puree
This is so simple and quick. You will have this whipped up in 5 minutes or less!
1. Prep your Fruit
Wash and peel your fruit.
2. Load your blender with the fruit.
3. Add a Liquid.
For this I just added water, but you can add breast milk or formula if preferred. I added 1/3 cup of water in this recipe. Since the pears and blueberries have a decent amount of water naturally, a lot of added liquid was not necessary to get the desired consistency.
5. Divide out into your 4 Oz cups.
Depending on your consistency, you may get more or less. I got 4 from this recipe with a consistency of guacamole. If I had made it a little thinner, I probably could have gotten 5 (making it even more economical) and easier on babies that may have trouble with thicker purees.
These 4 oz cups are cool because they are freezer/dishwasher safe and come with a dry erase marker so that you can easily label your combinations.
The purees will keep for a few days in the fridge but I usually put mine immediately in the freezer. Every night, I just pull out the number of purees that I need for the next day and put them in the fridge to thaw.
I hope you will try homemade baby food for your little one! What are your favorite baby food combos to feed your little one? Don’t forget to try my 5 minute Avocado Banana Puree too!