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Best Home Made Baby Cereal Recipes (5 To 6 Months)


You can not find anything as healthy as whole food cereals especially if they are home made.You can start giving solid food to your baby when they cross 6 months of age. However, many can start in the early 5 months of age.

In this article, we will share with you some yummy and healthy solid soft cereal recipes for you baby above 5 to 6 months of age.

Barley And Buckwheat Recipes For Your Baby

Well! Rice cereal is not a very good choice for your baby as the first solid food or as a frequent food for that matter. It is low in protein and contains more carbs.

Your baby may not be getting all the nutrients that he requires for proper growth and development if he is fed with rice cereal. The best option is to mix your rice cereal with other healthy cereals.

Have a look at some healthy baby cereal recipes.

Rice Cereal With Whole Rice

Bring one cup water to boil in a bowl. Add to it 1/2 cup brown rice or basmati rice and stir. Simmer the flame for 20 minutes. Keep it stirring occasionally through cooking time. When rice is cooked and a bit cool add breast milk or formula milk. Make a paste of the cooked rice and add soft veggies or fruits.

Oatmeal Cereal For Babies

Boil one cup of water and add the oatmeal powder while stirring continuously. Simmer the flame and stir occasionally for 10 minutes until cooked. Mix formula or breast milk and serve warm.

Tips To Introduce Solid Food To Baby

Barley Cereal for babies

Bring one cup of water to boil and add powdered barley into it. Keep it stirring continuously and simmer the flame for 10 minutes. Stir it occasionally until cooked. Mix in breast milk or formula milk. You can also add fruit juice if desired.

Can Homemade Baby Cereal be Stored in the Refrigerator?

Yes, you can store baby foods in a fridge for a maximum period of 72 hours. Warm the baby food and add breast milk or juice to it.

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Story first published: Thursday, August 13, 2015, 3:03 [IST]