Let’s indulge our little sweet human in the deliciousness of purple sweet potatoes shall we. Making baby food is really not that difficult. I think many mamas get a little intimidated and don’t even try but seriously, try. It’s so easy and what better thing to feed your brand new little baby then homemade pure food. Am I right or am I right!
Purple sweet potatoes are high in vitamins A and C and in magnesium. They are a super food. Purple sweet potatoes are high in vitamins B6, iron and potassium. Purple sweet potatoes are perfect for your baby! I mean come on, you should be eating this delicious potato as well. And seriously, how beautiful is the color. Alright, well let’s get to it and make our little human some food.
Step by Step Purple Sweet Potato Baby Food Recipe… It’s So Simple!
First things first wash your potatoes with a brush and get as much dirt off of it as possible.
Get a pot with a few inches of water and put a steaming basket in. Bring water to a boil.
Next, peel and cut ends off of potato and cut into big chunks. Don’t forget to throw your peels and ends in the compost.
Drop potatoes in pot and cover.
Allow to steam for about 20-30 minutes or until you can pierce them with a fork very easily. Just like regular russet potatoes.
Once done allow to cool for a bit and put them in a blender or food processor. Add some filtered water, breastmilk or formula and blend those puppies up. This purple sweet potato baby food is so nutritious for your little one!
Pour potaoes in ice cube trays. Cover with press and seal wrap. Label and place in freezer.
Once frozen take trays out for about five minutes. This makes popping out the cubes a lot easier. Then pop out the cubes and place in freezer bag. Date, label and high five yourself!
How easy peasy was that. Now, get yourself a crap ton of potatoes, make a big batch freeze them like I told you and you have baby food for a month. I’ll do big batches of a few things like apple sauce, pears, even butternut squash. That way I can mix cubes up and give my little poodle noodle a variety.
To cook just heat them up in microwave for about 30 seconds to a minute.
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