While past generations of parents had no alternative but to make their own baby foods, the introduction of jarred food changed the way American mamas fed their children. Pre-made food gave parents the flexibility to grab and go, and boasted certain health benefits that made moms and dads feel safe, so it makes sense that it became the mainstream method for feeding tots. But, the organic movement and concern over the foods we give our children have brought homemade baby food back in vogue.
While 17 percent of LilSugar readers buy most of their baby food ready made, the vast percentage has at least attempted to cook up their own baby food. If you're ready to bust out the blender and cutting board and take a gander at these easy recipes and suggestions.