Using Leftover or Extra Baby Food Purees and Baby Food Cubes

Leftover Baby Food Cubes May be Used in a Variety of Ways!

Congratulations. Your baby has moved rather quickly to table foods and/or more chunky foods. You now find yourself with a freezer full of pureed food cubes that your baby no longer wants to eat.

Don’t toss the food cubes away. Use the extra food cubes in the below suggested ways:

Using Leftover or Extra Fruit Baby Food Purees

  • Use baby food fruit puree cubes for fruit spreads
  • Mix the fruit puree cubes with yogurts or cottage cheese
  • Add the fruit purees to Baby Meatballs
  • Fruit purees make a wonderful addition to Rice Balls
  • Use fruit cubes as dipping sauces for your baby’s finger foods
  • Add some fruit cubes to a teething biscuit or bread recipe
  • Mix extra veggie puree into baby pancakes or a natural Buckwheat pancake mix
  • Add leftover fruit baby purees into baked goods recipes such as cakes and breads

Using Leftover or Extra Vegetable Baby Food Purees

  • Use baby food vegetable cubes for “baby sauce” and pour over pasta and rice dishes
  • Mix the veggie purees into Baby Meatballs and Rice Balls
  • Veggie purees also make great dipping sauces for baby’s finger foods
  • Add some vegetable cubes into a teething biscuit or bread recipe
  • Veggie purees are nice to pour over bits of meats
  • Mix extra veggie puree into baby pancakes or a natural Buckwheat pancake mix
  • Add vegetable baby food purees into your homemade sauces and dips

Remember, always consult with your pediatrician regarding introducing solid foods to your baby and specifically discuss any foods that may pose allergy risks for your baby.