Making nutritious, homemade baby food has never been so easy.Like the first edition, this new edition of Blender Baby Food guides readers through the process of making their your own baby food. The blender has proven to be an ideal way to offer new flavors in a baby-friendly texture. Even when a child begins to eat table food, there is always an occasion for a fruit smoothie or a nutritious blended dip.There are three great reasons for parents to make their own baby food: 1) The ingredients are all hand selected, assuring healthy and wholesome meals 2) Parents can easily tailor the texture to their baby's preferences 3) It will help shape a baby's tastes so he or she can appreciate fresh foodsThis new edition features 25 new recipes, information on the basics of feeding babies, color photos and a nutritional analysis for each recipe. The delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes are categorized according to age, making it easy and convenient to create meals that match a baby's progress and development, from six months through to twelve months and older.The outstanding variety of flavors and textures includes: Cherried peaches Guacamole for beginners Squash and pepper risotto Lentil and rice pilaf Vegetable paella Cheesy beef casserole Over-the-top applesauce Orange banana smoothieThe book also includes meal plans, helpful tips and techniques and even advice on storing and freezing baby food. Using this comprehensive cookbook, parents will quickly discover that giving their baby the best nutritional advantage is its own reward.