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Important safeguards                                                                          soda, baking powder, yeast,                 blending food to reduce the

                                                                                                                                   WARNING!
                                                                                                  cake batter, etc.). Built-up                risk of severe personal injury. A

    & cautionary information.                                                                     pressure from released gases
                                                                                                  can cause the cup to burst,
                                                                                                                                              spatula or utensils may be used
                                                                                                                                              to move food around, but only
                                                                                                  resulting in possible personal              when the unit is not running.
    For your safety, carefully read all instructions before operating your                        injury or property damage.                  Never use hands or utensils
    NutriBullet Baby®.
                                                                                         • Do not microwave any of the                        to press the activator buttons

    Save these instructions!
                                                                                           NutriBullet Baby® components                       down while the Motor Base is
                                                                                           (cups, lids, blades, motor base) and               plugged in.
                                                                                           never microwave a sealed cup.             • 	 To reduce the risk of injury,
    GENERAL SAFETY                                  Heat released from the                                                                make sure the Extractor Blade

                                         WARNING!
    INFORMATION                                     ingredients can cause pressure
                                                                                         BATCHBOWL/CUP SAFETY                             is securely screwed onto the
    • Close supervision is                          to build in the sealed vessel,       • Always operate the Batchbowl                   Short Cup or Batchbowl before
      necessary when an                             resulting in possible expulsion        with the Lid firmly in place.                  placing it on the Motor Base
      appliance is used by or near                  of the ingredients that can lead     •	Never insert food into the                    and operating the appliance.
      children. Keep cord out of                    to personal injury or property          Batchbowl by hand while the              • Never store the Extractor Blade
      reach of children.                            damage. Start with cool or              NutriBullet Baby® is running.              on the Motor Base without a
                                                    room temperature ingredients            Remove the Batchbowl                       cup or vessel attached.
    • NEVER LEAVE THE                               (21°C/70°F or less).
      NUTRIBULLET BABY®                                                                     from the Motor Base to
                                                                                            add ingredients.                         GASKET CARE
      UNATTENDED WHILE IT IS              • Never let the motor run for
      IN USE.                               more than one minute at a                    • 	 Never run the NutriBullet Baby®        • Each Extractor Blade
                                            time. Running the motor for                       without food or liquid contents          incorporates a silicone gasket
    • Do not use your NutriBullet           longer than one minute can                                                                 that creates an airtight seal
      Baby® for anything other                                                                in the Cup or Batchbowl.
                                            (i) cause permanent damage                                                                 when twisted onto the cups.
      than its intended use.                to the motor and (ii) heat and               • Do not attempt to override the              Check gasket to make sure
    • Do not use outdoors.                  pressurize the ingredients                     interlock mechanism.                        it is completely seated in
                                            through friction from the                                                                  the Extractor Blade before
    • Always use your NutriBullet                                                        DATE-DIAL CUP SAFETY
      Baby® on a clean, flat, hard,         rotating blades, resulting                                                                 and after each use. Never
                                            in possible personal injury                  • 	 Do not use the Date-Dial                 attempt to remove the gasket
      dry surface.
                                            or property damage. If the                        Storage Cups to freeze foods.            from the blade. Attempted
    • If the NutriBullet Baby®              motor stops working, unplug                       Use a freezer-safe container             removal of the gasket may
      malfunctions or is dropped            the Motor Base and let it                         to freeze foods.                         permanently damage the
      or damaged in any way,                cool for a few hours before                  • Do not fill the Date-Dial                   blade configuration and cause
      discontinue use and contact           attempting to use it again.                    Storage Cups more than 2/3 full.            leakage. If in time a gasket
      customer service at 1-800-            Your NutriBullet Baby® has                                                                 becomes loose or damaged,
      523-5993 for further assistance.      an internal thermal breaker                  BLADE SAFETY                                  discontinue use of the Extractor
                                            that shuts off the motor if it                                                             Blade and contact customer
    HEAT & PRESSURE                         overheats. The Motor Base                    Blades are sharp.                             service for a replacement at
    SAFETY                                  will reset when the thermal                  Handle carefully.                             1-800-523-5993.
                                            breaker cools down.                                   AVOID CONTACT WITH
    Do not put hot ingredients in
                                                                                       WARNING!

                                          • 	 Never blend carbonated                             MOVING PARTS! Keep hands
    any of the sealed blending                 liquids or effervescing                            and utensils out of Batchbowl
    vessels before blending.                   ingredients (e.g., baking                          and away from blades while
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ELECTRICAL SAFETY                         POLARIZED PLUG                               CLEANING THE NUTRIBULLET
                                                INFORMATION:                                 BABY® MOTOR BASE
               Do not use this product
    WARNING!

               in locations with different      • This appliance has a                                The Motor Base doesn't

                                                                                           WARNING!
               electrical specifications or       polarized plug (one prong                           generally require much
               plug types. Do not operate         is wider than the other). To                        cleaning, but liquids can
               with any type of plug              reduce the risk of electric                         leak into the base and
               adapter or voltage converter       shock, this plug will only fit                      activator buttons if cups and
               device, as these may cause         in a polarized outlet one                           blades are not tightly sealed
               electrical shorting, fire,         way. If the plug does not                           during blending.
               electric shock, personal           fit easily into the outlet,
               injury, or product damage.         reverse the plug. If it still does         How to clean the Motor Base:
                                                  not fit, contact a qualified
      • Do not use attachments other                                                         • STEP 1: UNPLUG the
                                                  electrician. Do not modify the
        than those provided for your                                                           Motor Base.
                                                  plug or outlet in any way.
        NutriBullet Baby®, including                                                         • STEP 2: Use a damp rag to
        canning jars, as they may               • 	 This appliance has
                                                                                               wipe down the inside and
        cause fire, electric shock,                  important markings on the
                                                                                               outside of the Motor Base.
        personal injury, or product                  plug prong. The plug or
                                                     cord cannot be replaced.                         Never submerge the Motor

                                                                                           WARNING!
        damage and will void the
        product’s warranty.                          If damaged, the whole                            Base in water or place it
                                                     appliance must be replaced.                      in the dishwasher. Always
      • 	To avoid risk of electrical                                                                 unplug before cleaning.
          shock, never immerse the              CLEANING THE
          cord, plug or Motor Base in           NUTRIBULLET BABY®                            STUBBORN CLEANUP
          water or other liquids.                                                            • To loosen dry, stuck-
                                                Cleaning the NutriBullet
      •		Always UNPLUG the NutriBullet                                                         on ingredients from the
         Baby® when it is not in use            Baby® is easy. Simply place                    NutriBullet Baby® cups, fill
         or BEFORE assembling,                  any of the pieces (except for                  cup halfway with soapy
         disassembling, changing                the Motor Base) on the TOP                     water, twist on the blade, and
         accessories, or cleaning. Do                                                          blend on the Motor Base for
                                                RACK of the dishwasher
         not attempt to handle the                                                             10-20 seconds. Untwist the
         NutriBullet Baby® until all parts      or hand wash with warm,                        blade, pour out the water,
         have stopped moving.                   soapy water and rinse.                         then lightly scrub and rinse to
                                                         Do not expose Extractor               remove any remaining debris.

                                                                                           !
      • Do not allow the cord to hang
                                              WARNING!

                                                                                                      Save these
        over the edge of any table or                    Blade and other plastic
        counter. Do not pull, twist, or                  parts to extreme, rapid
        damage the power cord. Do
        not allow the cord to touch hot
                                                         temperature changes, like
                                                         sterilizing in boiling water or              instructions!
        surfaces, including the stove.                   steaming, as this may warp
                                                         or damage the plastic.
                                                         When washing blades, DO
                                                         NOT ATTEMPT to remove the
                                                         gasket ring.
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Contents.
    09   The NutriBullet Baby® system
    10   Benefits
    13   What you get
    14   Using the NutriBullet Baby®
         17   Batch preparation
    18   3 stages of baby food
    20   What do I need?
    22   Allergy alert
    27   Stage 1
         32   Feeding baby
         34   1 ingredient purée recipes
         40   Combo purée recipes
    47   Stage 2
         50   Tasty texture recipes
    57   Stage 3
         60   Recipes for 1+ years
    69   Recipes for mama
    76   NutriBullet Baby® 1-year limited warranty
    79   References

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The
    NutriBullet Baby®
    system.
    Caring for infants can be challenging. The NutriBullet Baby® is designed
    to make it easier. With specific components for blending, storing,
    and serving, this efficient machine quickly and easily creates fresh,
    affordable homemade food for your baby from wholesome ingredients.

    Baby food, made with love®.
    When making your baby's food from scratch with NutriBullet Baby®,
    you get full control over what goes into each meal, providing your child
    with better nutrition at a fraction of the cost of prepackaged purées.
    NutriBullet Baby® allows you to make several flavors of delicious,
    preservative-free baby food in less time than it takes to go to the store
    to buy one jar. To sum it up, this system saves you time and money
    while maximizing the quality of your baby’s food. What’s not to love?

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Benefits.
     Simple. Wholesome. Nutritious.
     The ingredients in homemade baby food are ones you are familiar
     with — foods with names you can pronounce that are free from
     preservatives, stabilizers, and dyes. Because NutriBullet Baby® purées
     are made without additives, they should be consumed fresh within 2
     days, or frozen and consumed within 3 months.

     Fresh baby food.                     Saves money.
     Make fresh, delicious food with      Make fresher food at a
     wholesome ingredients. You           fraction of the cost! When
     control exactly what goes in — no    you buy prepackaged baby
     hidden stabilizers, preservatives,   food, you’re not only paying
     or flavor enhancers necessary.       for the ingredients contained
                                          within, you’re also paying for
                                          the materials, resources and
                                          employees required to produce,
                                          store, distribute, market and
                                          sell the food. When you make
     Cleans like a dream.                 your own food, all you need to
                                          purchase is the ingredients. The    Getting started.
     Less mess, less stress. All
                                          cost is significantly lower and     The NutriBullet Baby® system         Looking for even more? Browse
     components are dishwasher-safe
                                          the quality much better. It’s a     is more than just a baby food        our collection of NutriBullet Baby®
     for quick and easy cleanup.
                                          win-win.                            maker. This Recipe Guide             recipes, articles, Q&A, tips and
                                                                              compiles the information             tricks on NutriBullet.com.
                                                                              new parents and caretakers
                                                                              need and want most into one          We are here for you
                                                                              convenient guide. Features
     Quick & easy.                                                            include a food allergy list, a
                                                                                                                   and are invested in
     As a parent, you don't have
                                                                              summary of when and how              helping you raise a
     a minute to spare; that's why
                                                                              to introduce solid foods, and        healthy eater!
                                                                              multiple age-appropriate
     NutriBullet Baby® only takes
                                                                              recipes to guide you through
     seconds. Just add ingredients,
                                                                              the first two years of your baby's
     blend, and serve. It's really
                                                                              development.
     that simple.
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What you get.

     3-piece batchbowl    motor base      extractor blade

     easy-pop freezer     6 date-dial     tip-proof tray
       tray with lid     storage cups

         short cup         stay-fresh
                         resealable lid

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Using the
     NutriBullet Baby®.
     Using the batchbowl.                                                                 Using the short cup.

     1                                          2                                         1                                             2
     Twist the extractor blade                  Remove the batchbowl lid,                 Add liquid of choice and                      Twist the extractor blade
     onto the batchbowl ensuring                and add liquid of choice and              completely cooled food to the                 onto the short cup ensuring it
     it is sealed.                              completely cooled food, making            short cup, making sure any skins,             is sealed.
                                                sure any skins, cores, pits, or           cores, pits, or stems have been
                                                stems have been removed. Do               removed. Do not exceed the
                                                not exceed the MAX line.                  MAX line.

     3                                           4                                        3                                             4
     Place the lid back on the                  Twist the batchbowl assembly              Place the short cup assembly                  Twist the batchbowl assembly
     batchbowl and place the                    counterclockwise to disengage             onto the motor base. Push down                counterclockwise to disengage
     batchbowl assembly onto the                the motor and lift off the motor          and twist clockwise to engage                 the motor and lift off the motor
     motor base. Push down and                  base. Spoon the purée into a              the motor. Blend until food                   base. Spoon the purée into a
     twist clockwise to engage the              bowl and enjoy immediately or             reaches the desired consistency.              bowl and enjoy immediately or
     motor. Blend until food reaches            store for later.                                                                        store for later.
     the desired consistency.

          ALWAYS use clean hands, clean cooking utensils, clean preparation surface(s),        NEVER blend hot, carbonated, or effervescing ingredients or liquids in a sealed
14        clean pots/pans, etc., when making and preparing homemade baby food.                 short cup, which can pressurize and lead to personal injury.                      15
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Storage.                                                                         Batch preparation.

                                                                                      Now is when you really get to take advantage of all that the
                                                                                      NutriBullet Baby® has to offer and make multple flavors of fresh
                                                                                      baby food in minutes! Here’s how you do it:

     Short-term storage                         Long-term storage                     1 Choose your weekly menu            3 Refrigerate foods you plan
     Spoon the purée into the date-             Spoon the purée into the easy           based on foods your baby             to serve within the next two
     dial storage cups for short-term           pop freezer tray, snap on the lid       already tolerates and new            days in either the Short Cup
     storage in the refrigerator.               and store in the freezer.               foods you'll be introducing.         or in the Storage Cups. Use
                                                                                        Boil and steam all of the            the Date-Dial to keep track of
                                                                                        tolerated foods together so          the preparation date. Use the
          NOTE: Refrigerated foods must be consumed within 2 days. Frozen foods are     they cook at the same time.          Easy-Pop Freezer Tray to freeze
          good for up to 3 months.                                                      New foods must be prepared           purées for up to 3 months.
                                                                                        separately to avoid cross-
                                                                                        contamination in case of an
                                                                                                                           Check gasket before each use to make
                                                                                        allergic reaction.                 sure it is completely seated in the
                                                                                                                           extractor blade. Attempted removal of
                                                                                                                           the gasket may permanently damage
                                                                                      2 While the tougher ingredients      the blade configuration and cause
                                                                                        cook, purée ingredients            leakage. If in time a gasket becomes
                                                                                        that do not require cooking        loose or damaged, please contact
                                                                                                                           customer service for a replacement
                                                                                        like banana, avocado,              extractor blade at 1-(800) 523-5993.
                                                                                        watermelon. Be sure to wash,
                                                                                        skin/peel, de-seed/core            Do not run motor for more than one
                                                                                        your fruits and vegetables         minute at a time, as it can (i) cause
                                                                                        accordingly and wash your          permanent damage to the motor and
                                                                                                                           (ii) heat and pressurize the ingredients
                                                                                        Batchbowl between blends.          through friction from the rotating
                                                                                        Allow cooked ingredients           blades, resulting in possible personal
                                                                                        to cool completely, then           injury or property damage. If the
                                                                                        blend with liquid (breast          motor stops working, unplug the motor
                                                                                        milk, formula, or water)           base and let it cool for a few hours
                                                                                                                           before attempting to use it again. Your
                                                                                        to the desired texture and         NutriBullet Baby® has an internal
                                                                                        consistency.                       thermal breaker that shuts off the motor
                                                                                                                           if it overheats. The motor base will reset
                                                                                                                           when the thermal breaker cools down.

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3 stages of baby food.                                                      Because every baby develops differently, it is important to talk to your pediatrician
                                                                                 first, so you can make informed decisions about what foods are appropriate for
                                                                                 your baby at their stage of development. If at any point you become concerned
                                                                                 with your baby’s eating habits, contact your pediatrician for advice.

     Stage 1                                                                Stage 2                                        Stage 3
     Perfect purées: 6-8 months                                             Tasty textures: 9-12 months                    Mini-meals: 12+ months

                                         Signs your baby may be
                                         ready for Stage 1 include:
                                         • Baby weighs at least 13
                                           pounds and/or has doubled
                                           his or her birth weight.

                                         • Baby can sit upright with
                                           support and has the ability to
                                           “lean in” for more food.

                                         • Baby has good head control.

     Stage 1 introduces your baby to     • Baby can turn away to            As your baby grows and                         Stage 3 expands your baby’s list
     a series of smooth, thin purées       signify mealtime is over.        develops stronger swallowing                   of developmentally appropriate
     to get developing systems used                                         skills, he or she will become                  foods. To avoid picky eating
     to solid food. Most babies begin    • Baby does not push food          hungrier and more interested                   habits, keep offering a wide
     this stage between 6 and 8            out with his or her tongue       in food. At this stage, your baby              variety of textures and flavors.
     months of age, but they can be        (extrusion reflex), and baby     may be willing to try just about               If a certain food is rejected or
     ready as early as 4 months or         can move food to the back of     anything, so get creative!                     ignored, do not stop serving
     as late as 10 months.                 the mouth and swallow.                                                          it to your child. Consistently
                                                                            Remember to always follow your                 including a new type of food
     If you choose to introduce solids     [1, 2, 3, 4]                     baby’s lead when introducing new               on your child’s plate will make
     prior to 6 months of age, we                                           foods. Be gentle and do not force              it more familiar and reduce the
     suggest that you consult with                                          your child to eat anything he or               anxiety surrounding feeding
     your pediatrician and ensure                                           she doesn’t want. If it doesn’t go             time. It takes an average of
     your baby shows the signs                                              well, simply take a break and try              5-10 repeated servings for most
     detailed below.                                                        again in a week. Self-feeding is               infants to start liking a new food,
                                                                            a big part of Stage 2, so this is              so with repetition and patience,
                                                                            where you can begin to offer age-              your child is likely to expand his
                                                                            appropriate finger foods, let your             or her palate.
                                                                            baby hold the spoon, and serve
                                                                            thicker foods in a bowl.

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What do I need?
     Food steamer or                        Plastic bibs with big pockets
     stainless-steel pots with              to catch foods & drips.
     steam basket.                          Wet ingredients often seep right
     With the exception of naturally        through cloth bibs and into your
     soft foods like bananas and            baby’s clothes. For advanced
     avocados, most foods need to           spill protection, try water-
     be steamed before they are             resistant plastic or silicone bibs
     puréed. Get a steam basket for         that catch rogue splashes and
     your kitchen if you do not already     bits without absorbing them.
     own one.
                                            Baby-friendly utensils.
     Slightly reclining infant seat         To feed your baby safely, it’s
     or high chair.                         important to have the right tools.
     Every family has unique needs,         Make sure all utensils, plates,
     so it is important to find a high      and bowls are BPA-free and
     chair that suits yours, whether it’s   phthalate-free. Baby spoons
     a strap-on chair that attaches to      and forks should be made out of
     any dining chair or a higher, eye-     silicone, bamboo, natural wood
     level highchair. Whatever you          or stainless steel, and should
     choose, safety and security are        be equipped with a soft-grip
     always your top priorities when        handle. If you are serving warm
     feeding your baby.                     foods be sure to test the food to
                                            ensure its not too warm for your
                                            baby and avoid burning your
     Floor mat or splat mat.                baby's mouth. Make sure bowls
     When it comes to feeding your          and plates are equipped with a
     baby, expect the unexpected            suction bottom to avoid flying
     and be prepared. Flying purée is       purées!
     common when your baby starts
     on solid food. To minimize the
     mess, line your floor with a floor
     mat or a splat mat. It’s a much
     easier clean-up than hosing
     down the kitchen!

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Allergy alert.                                                                 Signs of an allergic reaction.
     Infants and children commonly experience allergies. A food allergy             Mild to moderate                             Severe
     occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to a certain food as if it         reactions                                    reactions
     is dangerous or harmful, triggering symptoms that range from mild to
     severe (see Signs of an allergic reaction on page 23). While children          Easier to identify in children               Can be deadly and require
     often outgrow allergies to milk, eggs, soy and wheat, allergies to             and adults who can verbalize                 immediate medical attention.
     peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish are more likely to be permanent [5].    something is wrong. More                     SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION
                                                                                    difficult to identify in infants.            IMMEDIATELY - DO NOT DELAY.
     Certain foods may cause an allergic reaction in babies, so we                                                               Remember these symptoms are
     recommend staying vigilant for at least the first year of feeding. Current     LOOK OUT FOR:                                difficult to identify in anyone,
     guidelines recommend introducing allergenic foods when your baby                                                            especially infants and children, so
     starts consuming puréed foods (~6 months). Evidence has shown that             • hives or welts
                                                                                                                                 be on the alert when introducing
     delaying the introduction of such foods may actually increase a child’s        • swelling of lips, face,                    new foods to your child [7, 8, 9].
     risk of developing a food allergy. Keep in mind that a child can develop         or eyes
     an allergic response at any time, even after initial exposure. Babies          • tingling of the mouth                      LOOK OUT FOR:
     require constant monitoring as they’re exposed to new foods during
     these early stages.                                                            • abdominal pain                             • difficult/noisy breathing
                                                                                      or vomiting
                                                                                                                                 • swelling of the tongue
     It is also important to remember that every baby is different. Consider
     your family’s history of allergic reactions to food, as this may play a                                                     • swelling or tightness
     factor. It is vital to consult with your pediatrician before introducing any                                                  in the throat
     foods, especially those that are known to provoke allergic reactions.                                                       • difficulty talking and/or
                                                                                                                                   hoarse voice
     We recommend introducing new foods one at a time and earlier in
                                                                                                                                 • wheezing or
     the day, so you are able to contact your pediatrician during normal
                                                                                                                                   persistent cough
     business hours in the event of an allergic reaction.
                                                                                                                                 • persistent dizziness
                                                                                                                                   or collapse
     Introducing highly
                                                                                                                                 • pale skin, floppy movements
     allergenic foods.                       Top food allergens:
     Please note that the decision           • cow’s milk                                                                              NOTE: Even a small allergic
     to introduce highly allergenic                                                                                                    reaction can be the first sign of a
                                             • egg                                                                                     severe reaction. Please call your
     foods is a personal one to
                                             • soy                                                                                     pediatrician at any sign of an
     make in consultation with your                                                                                                    allergic reaction!
     pediatrician. If your infant already    • wheat
     shows signs of a food allergy, or
                                             • peanuts
     if a sibling has a peanut allergy
     [6], your pediatrician may refer        • tree nuts
     you to an allergist for testing and     • fish
     personalized guidance.                                                         		NOTE: Be sure to confirm a food allergy diagnosis with your pediatrician to avoid
                                             • shellfish                                 unnecessary dietary restrictions for you and your baby.
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Food intolerance.
     Food intolerance is sometimes confused for a food allergy because it
     can manifest similar symptoms, such as vomiting, abdominal pain, and
     diarrhea. Whereas food allergies are immune reactions to the proteins
     found in foods like milk, nuts and fish, food intolerances are a reaction
     to the body’s inability to digest a certain kind of food.

     People are most likely to be intolerant to lactose found in dairy
     products. According to the National Institutes of Health, most people
                                                                                             What to avoid.
     are lactose intolerant: 95% of Asians, 60-80% of African Americans, 80-
     100% of American Indians, and 50-80% of Latinos [10].
                                                                                             Choking                        Harmful                           Canned foods
     While food intolerance and its related symptoms are not as                              hazards                        bacteria &                        that are...
     dangerous as food allergies, it is important to review any symptoms                                                    spores
     with your pediatrician and provide your child with the medical                          • raw, hard                                                      • outdated
     attention he or she needs.                                                                vegetables                   • Unpasteurized                   • without a label
                                                                                             • large pieces                   dairy products
                                                                                                                                                              • dented, rusted,
                                                                                               of fruit                       are not treated
                                                                                                                                                                bulging, or
     • Infants are at a higher risk                   making and preparing                                                    to kill harmful
                                                                                             • sticky or hard                                                   leaking
       for food-borne illnesses than                  homemade baby food.                                                     bacteria and are
                                                                                               foods (popcorn,
       older children and healthy                                                                                             therefore unsafe
                                                  • Be sure steamed or heated                  marshmallows,                  for immature
       adults. It is critical to adhere             foods are completely cooled                hard candy, etc.)                                              Added
       to food safety practices.                                                                                              immune systems.
                                                    and skins, cores, pits or                • whole nuts,                                                    ingredients
                                                    stems are removed before                                                 • Honey contains
     • Cleanliness is extremely                                                                both small and
                                                    adding to the Short Cup or                                                 spores that                    • salt or sugar
       important when making                                                                   large
                                                    Batchbowl.                                                                 may cause
       homemade baby food.                                                                                                     botulism, a rare
       Always use clean hands,                                                                                                 and extremely
       clean cooking utensils, clean              For more food safety tips, please                                            serious illness,
       preparation surface(s) and                 refer to the FDA’s Food Safety for                                           in an immature
       clean pots/pans, etc. when                 Moms-to-Be [11].                                                             digestive system.

          NOTE: The information contained in our guide is not a substitute to regular baby       NOTE: According to American Academy of Pediatrics, “Try to avoid introducing
          care. Always consult your pediatrician regarding food safety, nutrition and the        juice until child is a toddler. If juice is introduced, wait until 6-9 months and limit
          feeding of your child.                                                                 consumption to 4-6 ounces. Avoid introduction of sugar-sweetened beverages.” [11]
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Stage 1.
     Perfect purées
     6-8 months

     Finely blend veggies and fruits
     for nutritious, wholesome purées
     — your baby's first introduction
     to solid food.

     NOTE: to make a thicker purée, reduce liquid to 1 tbsp; for a
     thinner purée, add 1 tbsp of liquid at a time until you reach
     desired consistency.

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Stage 1 will last
     6-8 weeks.
     Stage 1 introduces very simple, thin purées with no       Friday to introduce sweet potatoes. That way, you
     more than two ingredients. New foods should be            can trace any strange reactions, rashes or poops
     introduced on a 4-day schedule, meaning you’ll            that appear right back to the offending food.
     introduce one new food at a time, every four days.        Only introduce new foods in the morning or early
     This is critical for tracking any allergic reactions to   afternoon in the event you need to reach your
     a particular food.                                        pediatrician. It is fine to combine a new food with
                                                               any food you know your baby already tolerates.
     Introducing flavors
     Baby’s first “solid” meal will actually be a thin,        Thicken the consistency over the course of Stage 1
     single ingredient purée. To create a purée that           As your baby becomes more familiar with eating,
     is the appropriate consistency, purée foods with          gradually thicken the consistency of their food by
     breast milk, prepared formula or water.                   blending with less liquid (breast milk, prepared
                                                               formula or water). Let your baby lead the way.
     “4-Day wait” rule
                                                               Every child develops differently, so it’s important to talk to your
     When introducing new foods, it’s very important to        pediatrician to make informed decisions about what foods
     follow the “4-Day Wait” rule: introduce new foods         are appropriate, specifically for your baby. If at any point you
     one at a time, for four-days straight. For example,       become concerned with your baby’s eating habits, contact your
                                                               pediatrician for advice.
     if your baby tried avocados on Monday, wait until

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Baby’s First Purée!                                                      Week 1.
     Purée consistency: thin & smooth enough to run off a spoon               For week one, you will continue             Storage reminder: Fresh food
                                                                              to feed your baby one food a                keeps in the refrigerator for
     The day has arrived, but how do you choose what will be the very first   day in conjunction with breast              2-3 days per USDA food safety
     solid food your baby eats? Don’t fret! If you have to, close your eyes   milk or formula. After 2 days,              guidelines [12]. Frozen food
     and point at this page to choose the first food. The very first “meal”   make sure you take the servings             keeps for about 3 months.
     likely won’t be more than a spoonful.                                    for day 3 and 4 out of the                  Even if the food has changed
                                                                              freezer and place them in the               color or browned, it is still safe
                                                                              refrigerator to thaw. On day 4,             to eat if consumed within the
                                                                              take the servings for day 5 and             recommended timeframe.
     Some food ideas for your                                                 6 out of the freezer and place in           Immediately freezing purées
     baby’s first meal:                                                       the refrigerator to thaw.                   after preparing helps to
                                                                                                                          reduce browning.
     • acorn squash
                                                                              Making the right amount
     • apple
     • avocado
                                                                              of food for week 1.                         Week 2.
                                                                              To avoid wasting food, fill 3-4             For Week 2, you can offer a
     • banana
                                                                              Date-Dial Storage Cups halfway              third flavor, but stay on the “4-
     • brown rice cereal                                                      with the first food and fill the Easy       Day Wait” Rule schedule. Start
     • butternut squash                                                       Pop Freezer Tray with the second            offering a bit more food than in
                                                                              food. Refrigerate the storage               Week 1; we recommend half a
     • pear                                                                   cups and freeze the Freezer Tray,           NutriBullet Baby® serving once
     • carrots                                                                so you’ll be ready to go all week!          a day. Always watch for signs
     • peas                                                                                                               from your baby that let you know
                                                                                                                          mealtime is over.
     • sweet potato
     • white rice cereal
     • yam                                                                                                                Moving forward.
                                                                                                                          Depending on your baby’s age at
                                                                                                                          the time of the first meal, you may
                                                                              Flavor #1:         Flavor #2:               be looking at 2 servings a day
                                                                              refrigerator       freezer                  pretty quickly. Follow their lead.

                                                                                   IMPORTANT! Do not save leftovers that have come in contact with a
                                                                                   used spoon or utensil. Germs from the spoon can easily contaminate the
                                                                                   remaining food. If you don’t think your baby will consume the full contents of
                                                                                   a storage cup, simply take what you need out of the cup with a clean utensil,
                                                                                   reseal the lid, and save the rest for later.

                                                                                   WARNING: Do not fill Freezer Tray more than 2/3 full to prevent freezer burn
                                                                                   and leakage. Make sure all sides of the Freezer Tray Lid are snapped on and
                                                                                   sealed to avoid freezer burn.
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Feeding baby.
     You are officially ready to start introducing purées. Here are a few tips
     for smooth sailing:

     1 Offer the first meal at a time      Never push your baby to eat. If
       when your baby isn’t too            the first meal doesn’t go well, try
       hungry. First feed your baby        again in a few days.
       with breast milk or formula,
       but stop short before they are
       full. Then introduce the purée      Ending mealtime
       immediately afterwards or           Your baby will show signs that
       wait up to 2 hours.                 mealtime is over by leaning back
                                           in the chair, turning away from
     2 Offer the first meal early in the   food, playing with the spoon, or
       day (morning or afternoon) in       refusing to open up for the next
       case your baby has a reaction       bite. If there is food left, throw
       such as gas or colic.               it out. Don’t force your baby to
     3 Offer food at room                  continue eating when full. Throw
       temperature or slightly             out any leftovers that have come
       warmed (about 98.7°F)               into contact with your baby’s
       Do not heat foods in the            mouth or the spoon.
       microwave, because it
       creates heat pockets.               You did it!
     4 Place a tiny bit of food onto
                                           Congratulations!
       the spoon and put some on
       your baby’s lips. Then place
       the spoon on the bottom lip
       and slip the spoon gently into
       your baby’s mouth. This may
       cause your baby’s tongue to
       push the food back out. If so,
       use the spoon to scrape the
       food off the chin area and
       try putting it in your baby’s
       mouth again. If the tongue
       keeps pushing the food back
       out, don’t worry.

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                            1 ingredient   Banana purée.
                            purées.        MAKES ABOUT 3 OUNCES
                                           Often considered the best solid food to introduce to babies, banana
                                           is a tasty, low allergy-risk food.

                                                    10 seconds

                                           1           BANANA, MEDIUM,         1 Add ingredients to
                                                       CHOPPED                    the short cup. Do not
                                           2 TBSP      BREAST MILK,               exceed the MAX line.
                                                       FORMULA, OR
                                                       WATER                   2 Blend to desired consistency.

                                                                                  NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                                                  Although you may have heard that
                                                                                  it’s best to introduce your little one
                                                                                  to veggies prior to fruits, babies are
                                                                                  hardwired to prefer sweet foods
                                                                                  and the order of introducing foods
                                                                                  is not likely to change this.

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          Avocado purée.                                                            Sweet potato purée.
          MAKES ABOUT 4.5 OUNCES                                                    MAKES ABOUT 10 OUNCES
          Rich in vitamins, minerals, and healthy monounsaturated fats,             One of these sweet spuds goes a long way, making several servings
          creamy avocados are one of nature’s great achievements.                   of baby food at once, which saves you precious time.

                        15 seconds                                                           15 seconds

          1                 AVOCADO, SMALL    1 Add ingredients to                  1           SWEET POTATO,          1 Add steamed and thoroughly
                                                 the Short Cup. Do not                          MEDIUM, PEELED            cooled sweet potato and
          1/4 TSP           LEMON JUICE
                                                 exceed the MAX line.                           (STEAMED OR               liquid to the Batchbowl. Do
                            (OPTIONAL, TO
                                                                                                BOILED)                   not exceed the MAX line.
                            HELP PREVENT
                            BROWNING)         2 Blend to desired consistency.       3 TBSP      BREAST MILK,
          3 TBSP                                                                                FORMULA, OR            2 Blend to desired consistency.
                            BREAST MILK,
                                                                                                WATER
                            FORMULA, OR
                            WATER                PRO TIP
                                                 Avocado not quite ripe? To speed                                         PRO TIP
                                                 up the ripening process, place                                           Avoid storing uncooked sweet
                                                 the fruit in a brown paper bag                                           potatoes in the refrigerator. Instead,
                                                 alongside a banana.                                                      store them in a cool, dry, well-
                                                                                                                          ventilated container.

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          Pear purée.                                                                        Brown rice cereal.
          MAKES ABOUT 3 OUNCES                                                               MAKES ABOUT 12 OUNCES
          Introduce your little foodie to pears! From Anjou to Bartlett to Bosc              Cereal is a classic introductory food for babies. We like using brown
          varieties, pears are an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber. Their             rice since it’s a whole grain and a natural source of fiber.
          sweet taste also makes them a likely hit with tiny taste buds.

                                                                                                       20 minutes
                        12 minutes

                                                                                             1/2 CUP       BROWN RICE,                   1 Add 1/2 cup of uncooked
          1                 PEAR, MEDIUM,          1 Add steamed and thoroughly                            UNCOOKED                        brown rice to the Batchbowl
                            CHOPPED                  cooled pear and liquid                  11/2 CUPS     BREAST MILK,                    and blend for 45 seconds
                            (STEAMED)                to the Short Cup. Do not                              FORMULA, OR                     to a fine powder.
          2 TBSP            BREAST MILK,             exceed the MAX line.                                  WATER
                            FORMULA, OR                                                                                                  2 Add the milled brown
                            WATER                  2 Blend to desired consistency.                                                         rice and 1 ½ cups of
                                                                                             NUTRITIONIST TIP                              breast milk, formula, or
                Always assure that any cooked                                                Milled brown rice cereal is a great first     water to a pot and stir.
                or steamed ingredient has            NUTRITIONIST TIP                        food. It also combines well with other
                thoroughly cooled before             If you’re tight on time (or energy!),   fruit and veggie purées (refer to page      3 Bring pot to a boil and
                blending in the sealed small cup                                             42 for Green Bean & Rice Purée).
                                                     drained canned pears are a nice                                                       reduce to a simmer (low
                and Extractor Blade!                 alternative to steamed and cooled           Always allow food to cool before          heat) for 15 minutes.
                                                     fresh ones. Just make sure to               feeding baby.
                                                     choose an unsweetened, additive-
                                                     free variety.                                                                       4 Test the consistency of the
                                                                                                                                           brown rice cereal. To make
                                                                                                                                           thinner, add more liquid.
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                                                                           Pear & oatmeal purée.
                                purées.
                                                                           MAKES ABOUT 8 OUNCES
                                                                           Mild and comforting oatmeal combines well with a variety of fruit
                                                                           and vegetable purées.

                                To add more nutrition (and
                                sophistication) to your baby’s meal, mix             60 seconds
                                a second ingredient into your baby's
                                fruit or veggie purées. Feel free to
                                combine any foods you know your baby       1 CUP        PEAR, STEAMED,         1 Add steamed and thoroughly
                                tolerates. Always use the “4-Day Wait”                  PEELED AND                cooled pear, ¼ cup oats,
                                                                                        DESTEMMED,                and 2 Tbsp breast milk,
                                rule when introducing new foods.                        COOLED                    prepared formula, or
                                                                           1/2 CUP      OATMEAL, COOKED           water to Batchbowl. Do
                                                                                        AND COOLED                not exceed the MAX line.
                                                                           2 TBSP       BREAST MILK,
                                                                                        FORMULA, OR            2 Blend for 30 seconds
                                                                                        WATER                     until combined then add
                                                                                                                  remaining ¼ cup oats.

                                                                                                               3 Blend for another 30 seconds
                                                                                                                  until consistency is even.

                                                                                                                  NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                                                                                  Pediatricians may recommend
                                                                                                                  adding small amounts of tofu,
                                                                                                                  plain yogurt, and cottage cheese
                                                                                                                  into your baby’s diet around the
                                                                                                                  7-month or 8-month mark. Check
                                                                                                                  with your pediatrician to decide
                                                                                                                  whether or not these foods will work
                                                                                                                  for your little one. As with all new
                                                                                                                  foods, follow the “4-Day Wait” rule.

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         Green bean & rice purée.                                                              Strawberry &
         MAKES ABOUT 6.5 OUNCES
         Combine green beans and brown rice for a classic dish babies love.
                                                                                               banana purée.
                                                                                               MAKES ABOUT 4 OUNCES
                                                                                               Strawberry and banana are as iconic a duo as peas and carrots.
                           60 seconds

                                                                                                      20 seconds

         1/2 CUP                GREEN BEANS        1 Add thoroughly cooled
                                (STEAMED/BOILED,      ingredients to the Batchbowl.
                                COOLED)               Do not exceed the MAX line.              1         BANANA, MEDIUM,          1 Add ingredients to the
         1 CUP                  BROWN RICE,                                                              CHOPPED                     Batchbowl. Do not
                                COOKED             2 Blend for 30 seconds until                2         STRAWBERRIES,               exceed the MAX line.
         1/4 CUP                BREAST MILK,
                                                      combined, then stir.                               HALVED
                                FORMULA, OR                                                                                       2 Blend to desired consistency.
                                WATER              3 Blend for another 30 seconds
                                                      to desired consistency.
                                                                                                                                  NUTRITIONIST TIP
                 Always allow food to cool                                                                                        Peel and chop your overripe bananas
                                                   NUTRITIONIST TIP
                 before feeding baby.                                                                                             and store them in a reusable freezer
                                                   As your baby develops, you can start
                                                                                                                                  bag. They make a great addition to
                                                   creating purees with a bit more texture.
                                                                                                                                  adult smoothies and can be defrosted
                                                   To get the right consistency, simply add
                                                                                                                                  for later use in baby food.
                                                   a bit less liquid and "pulse" a few times
                                                   by pushing straight down on the cup and
                                                   releasing immediately. If the new texture
                                                   is not appreciated, just blend with more
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          Avocado & pea purée.                                                             Sweet potato
          MAKES ABOUT 5 OUNCES
          Your baby will soon say “please” to avocado & peas. Surprisingly,
                                                                                           & carrot purée.
          1/2 cup of cooked peas contains 4 grams of plant protein!
                                                                                           MAKES ABOUT 8.5 OUNCES
                                                                                           A top contender for one of the most popular veggie purees among
                                                                                           babies, both carrots and sweet potatoes provide the vitamin A
                        20 seconds                                                         needed for healthy skin, healthy tissues, and good vision.

          1/4               AVOCADO, PEELED        1 Add thoroughly cooled                           60 seconds
                            AND PITTED               ingredients to the Short Cup.
          1/2 CUP           GREEN PEAS,              Do not exceed the MAX line.
                            STEAMED AND
                            COOLED                 2 Blend to desired consistency.         1/2 CUP      SWEET POTATO,         1 Add thoroughly cooled
                                                                                                        MEDIUM, PEELED          ingredients to the Batchbowl.
          1/2 CUP           BREAST MILK,
                                                                                                        (STEAMED/BOILED         Do not exceed the MAX line.
                            FORMULA, OR
                                                     PRO TIP                                            AND COOLED)
                            WATER
                                                     Thoroughly wash fresh fruits and
                                                                                           1/2 CUP      CARROT, PEELED        2 Blend for 30 seconds until
                                                     vegetables (including those with
                                                     peels!) under clean, running water.
                                                                                                        (STEAMED/ BOILED        combined, then stir.
                Always assure that any cooked        Always wash and dry avocados                       AND COOLED)
                or steamed ingredient has            before slicing.                       1/2 CUP      BREAST MILK,          3 Blend for another 30
                thoroughly cooled before                                                                                        seconds to reach a
                                                                                                        FORMULA, OR
                blending in the sealed small cup
                                                                                                        WATER                   smooth consistency.
                and Extractor Blade!

                    Always allow food to cool
                                                                                                                                NUTRITIONIST TIP
                    before feeding baby.
                                                                                                                                It’s important for babies to benefit
                                                                                                                                from a rainbow of foods on their
                                                                                                                                plates. For example, orange, green,
                                                                                                                                and red foods all offer unique
                                                                                                                                healthy compounds that are good
                                                                                                                                for growing minds and bodies.

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Stage 2.
     Tasty textures
     9-12 months
     Easily adjusts to make thicker
     blends for your baby's next stage
     of feeding.

     NOTE: to make a thicker purée, reduce liquid to 1 tbsp; for a
     thinner purée, add 1 tbsp of liquid at a time until you reach
     desired consistency.

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Stage 2 means it’s time to
     thicken things up a bit.
     Start slow by adding well-cooked rice, oatmeal,
     or tiny pasta bits into purées for an added bit of
     texture. Once your baby gets used to these thicker
     foods, you can get creative with your flavor
     combinations to help develop a mature palate.

     This stage also calls for the introduction of
     heartier foods like chicken, red meat, and
     shredded cheese. Now that your baby has a
     much longer list of flavors to choose from, it’s
     a great idea to make large batches of single-
     ingredient purées in advance (see batch
     preparation on page 17). That way, when a
     recipe calls for something like chicken, you can
     just toss in a thawed serving — no extra cooking
     required. It will save you an incredible amount of
     preparation time which allows you to be creative
     without spending too much time in the kitchen.

     Finally, stage 2 is a wonderful and fun time to
     start introducing finger foods such as cereal, tiny
     bits of fruit, and minced cooked vegetables.

     Every child develops differently, so it’s important to talk to your
     pediatrician to make informed decisions about what foods
     are appropriate for your baby, specifically. If at any point you
     become concerned with your baby’s eating habits, contact your
     pediatrician for advice.

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          Berry chia spread.                                                          Chicken, brown rice,
          with optional toast or mixed with yogurt for a parfait
                                                                                      & carrot soup.
          MAKES ABOUT 3 OUNCES
          Chia jam is delicious way to give your little one the goodness of berries   MAKES ABOUT 8 OUNCES
          and omega-3 fatty acids without any added sugar.                            Purée a small portion of this well-rounded meal for your baby and serve
                                                                                      the solid mixture to the rest of the family!

                        30 seconds                                                              60 seconds

                                                                                      1/4 CUP      CARROT (STEAMED            1 Add liquid first then add
          1/4 CUP           BLUEBERRIES               1 Add berries, strawberries,                 OR BOILED)                    completely cooled down
          2                 STRAWBERRIES,               then chia seeds to                         * use extra sweet potato      carrot, chicken and rice
                                                        the Short Cup. Do not                        & carrot puree if you       to the Batchbowl. Do not
                            SMALL, HALVED                                                            have it
                                                        exceed the MAX line.                                                     exceed the MAX line.
          1 TBSP            CHIA SEEDS                                                             CHICKEN, COOKED
                                                                                      1/4 CUP
                                                      2 Blend for 30 seconds                       AND SHREDDED               2 Blend for 30 seconds until
          NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                        until combined.               1/4 CUP      BROWN RICE,                   combined, then stir.
          This is a good time to encourage self-                                                   COOKED
          feeding for your baby. When to do so will                                                VEGETABLE BROTH,           3 Blend for another 30 seconds
                                                                                      1/2 CUP
          vary for each little one, but the general
                                                                                                   UNSALTED                      to desired consistency.
          recommendation is to introduce this
          practice once your baby can sit upright
          and bring hands and other objects to
                                                                                                                              PRO TIP
          the mouth. Provide your baby with a
                                                                                                                              Use a meat thermometer to cook all
          spoon at mealtime or prepare bits of
                                                                                                                              poultry to an internal temperature of
          easily 'pinch-able' foods to facilitate
                                                                                                                              at least 165°F to kill any bacteria that
          self-feeding.
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                                MAKES ABOUT 9 OUNCES
                                Legumes, like lentils, are packed with beneficial nutrients like plant-
                                based protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Paired with
                                nutrient-rich butternut squash, this meal is a nutritional powerhouse.

                                          60 seconds

                                1/2 CUP      BUTTERNUT                 1 Add liquid first, then add
                                             SQUASH, CUBED               thoroughly cooled squash
                                             (STEAMED OR                 and lentils to the Batchbowl.
                                             BOILED)                     Do not exceed the MAX line.
                                1/2 CUP      LENTILS, COOKED,
                                             COOLED                    2 Blend for 30 seconds until
                                1/2 CUP      VEGETABLE BROTH,            combined, then stir.
                                             UNSALTED
                                                                       3 Blend for another 30 seconds
                                                                         to desired consistency.

                                                                         NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                                         At this stage, thicker purees are
                                                                         better for your baby. But if he or she
                                                                         is having a hard time swallowing the
                                                                         thicker food—or keeps pushing the
                                                                         food out—stick with a thinner puree
                                                                         and try again the following week.

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                                                                                           Kid-friendly
          Spinach & potato soup.                                                           bean spread.
          MAKES ABOUT 15 OUNCES                                                            with optional toast
          Spinach, a well-known superfood, is paired with the humble potato in
          this nourishing dish.                                                            MAKES ABOUT 8 OUNCES
                                                                                           Hummus is a go-to snack for grown-ups, so why not give a simple
                                                                                           variation to your baby? Made with fiber-filled beans and healthy fats,
                                60 seconds                                                 there’s a lot to love about this spin on black bean hummus.

          1/2 CUP                  SPINACH, COOKED    1 Add liquid first then                       60 seconds
          1 CUP                    POTATO (STEAMED      add thoroughly cooled
                                   OR BOILED),          potato and spinach to
                                   PEELED               the Batchbowl. Do not
                                                        exceed the MAX line.               1           15-OZ CAN OF               1 Add beans, olive oil and
          11/2 CUP                 VEGETABLE BROTH,
                                                                                                       BLACK BEANS,                 lemon juice to the Batchbowl.
                                   UNSALTED
                                                      2 Blend for 30 seconds until                     NO SALT ADDED,               Do not exceed the MAX line.
                                                        combined, then stir.                           RINSED & DRAINED
                                                                                           2 TBSP      OLIVE OIL                  2 Blend for 30 seconds until
                                                      3 Blend for another 30 seconds       1 TBSP      LEMON JUICE                  combined, then stir.
                                                        to desired consistency.
                                                                                                                                  3 Blend for another 30 seconds
                                                                                                                                    to desired consistency.
                                                        NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                        All fresh foods should be cooked
                                                        with no added salt or seasoning                                             NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                        during these early stages. Since                                            Baby-led weaning is an alternative
                                                        processed foods tend to be                                                  to spoon-feeding. When babies
                                                        higher in salt and contain other                                            feed themselves, it is thought to
                                                        preservatives, homemade meals                                               bolster confidence and discourage
                                                        are recommended.                                                            picky eating habits. Just be patient
                                                                                                                                    if most of the food doesn’t make its
                                                                                                                                    way into your baby’s mouth. Rome
                                                                                                                                    wasn’t built in a day.

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Stage 3.
     Mini-meals | 1 year +
     This stage incorporates small bits
     of fruit and veggies into the mix,
     helping your baby transition to
     chewing whole foods.

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What a difference a year makes!
     At this point of development, your baby’s eating
     habits are becoming more like an adult’s. Your baby
     will likely be self-feeding with fingers and utensils
     and growing more vocal about likes and dislikes.

     At this stage, it’s as important as ever to serve your
     baby a variety of flavors and textures; what you
     introduce now will set the foundation for future
     eating habits. Encourage experimentation by
     consistently serving a wide variety of options from
     each food group. Even if servings go untouched, your
     baby will grow familiar with the food you prepare
     and more likely to actually eat it in the future.

     Every child develops differently, so it’s important to talk to your
     pediatrician to make informed decisions about what foods are
     appropriate, specifically, for your baby. If at any point you become
     concerned with your baby’s eating habits, contact your pediatrician
     for advice.

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                                yogurt smoothie.
                                MAKES ABOUT 10 OUNCES
                                Smoothies—like this classic one—are a wonderful vehicle for
                                nutrient-rich fruits and veggies.

                                          60 seconds

                                1/2 CUP      YOGURT, PLAIN            1 Add yogurt, peach, banana
                                1/2 CUP      PEACH, PEELED,             and liquid to the Batchbowl.
                                             PITTED, CHOPPED            Do not exceed the MAX line.
                                1/2          BANANA, CHOPPED
                                                                      2 Blend for 30 seconds until
                                2 TBSP       BREAST MILK,               combined, then stir.
                                             PREPARED
                                             FORMULA, OR              3 Blend for another 30 seconds
                                             WATER
                                                                        to desired consistency.
                                                                        NOTE: for thinner puree add 1 tbsp
                                                                        of liquid at a time until you reach
                                                                        desired consistency.

                                                                        NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                                        You can use any fruit combination
                                                                        you like in a NutriBullet Baby®
                                                                        smoothie, so add a serving of any
                                                                        fruit you have stashed in the freezer.

                                                                        PRO TIP
                                                                        If your baby doesn’t seem to
                                                                        tolerate dairy, swap out plain
                                                                        yogurt for a dairy-free alternative.

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     MAKES 15 OUNCES
     Macaroni and cheese will inevitably become one of your child’s favorite
     foods, so why not embrace it? Infuse your mac and cheese with some
     puréed cauliflower to give it a nutritional boost.

                20 minutes

     CAULIFLOWER PURÉE:

     1/4             CAULIFLOWER                   1 Add thoroughly cooled
                     FLORETS, BOILED/                cauliflower purée
                     STEAMED & COOLED                ingredients to the batchbowl.
     2 TBSP          MILK                            Puree until smooth.

     ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:                       2 Add additional ingredients
                                                     to the batchbowl
     1 CUP           CHEDDAR CHEESE                  (except the noodles) and
                                                     blend until smooth.
     1/4 CUP         RICOTTA CHEESE
     2 TBSP          BUTTER, SOFTENED              3 Pour the cheese mixture into
     3 TBSP          MILK                            a saucepan over medium
                                                     heat, stirring gently until
     1 1/2 CUP       MACARONI
                                                     melted and warm throughout.
                     NOODLES, WHOLE
                     GRAIN, COOKED
                     AND COOLED                    4 Toss in cooked macaroni
                                                     noodles and stir until sauce
                     Use star-shaped noodles
                     for additional fun!
                                                     is evenly distributed. Fold
                                                     in spinach if desired.
     1/4 CUP         SPINACH,
                     FINELY CHOPPED                  NUTRITIONIST TIP
                     (OPTIONAL)                      Cruciferous veggies like cauliflower
                                                     pack a serious inflammation-
                                                     fighting punch. Include others, such
           PRO TIP                                   as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and
           Make extra cauliflower puree for          kale in your baby’s diet, too.
           a delicious alternative to mashed
           potatoes your whole family will love.     Always allow food to cool
                                                     before feeding baby.

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                                Veggie omelet.
S TA G

                BO   B AT C H
         WL.

                                MAKES 3 SERVINGS
                                Classic scrambled eggs just got a little more nutritious thanks to the
                                addition of a bunch of yummy veggies. Egg dishes like this one make a
                                tasty meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner that the whole family will love.

                                          10 minutes

                                1/4          CARROT, MEDIUM,             1 Add vegetables and eggs
                                             BOILED/STEAMED                to the Batchbowl and
                                1/4          ZUCCHINI,                     blend until smooth.
                                             MEDIUM, BOILED/
                                             STEAMED                     2 Warm olive oil in a
                                                                           medium-sized skillet
                                4            CHERRY TOMATOES
                                                                           over medium heat.
                                3            EGGS, LARGE
                                1/4 CUP      CHEDDAR CHEESE,             3 Pour the egg mixture into
                                             SHREDDED                      the skillet and top with
                                2 TSP        EXTRA VIRGIN
                                                                           shredded cheese. Allow the
                                             OLIVE OIL                     egg mixture to cook, tilting
                                                                           pan and gently moving
                                                                           cooked portions as needed.

                                NUTRITIONIST TIP                         4 When top surface of eggs
                                In the world of nutrition, eggs are        is thickened and no visible
                                considered a perfect protein as they       liquid egg remains, fold the
                                contain all the non-essential and          omelet in half with spatula.
                                essential amino acids your body needs.

                                PRO TIP                                  5 Ensure it is cool to the touch
                                Feel free to use whatever veggies you      and then serve. Store any
                                have on hand. Swap out zucchini for        leftovers in the fridge for
                                broccoli, for example.                     an easy meal tomorrow.

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     4-ingredient

                                                                                           S TA G

                                                                                                                B AT C H
     banana pancakes.
                                                                                                           BO
                                                                                                    WL.

     MAKES 2 MEDIUM PANCAKES OR 3 MINI PANCAKES
     Stack the breakfast table with a batch of these easy-peasy 4-ingredient
     flapjacks. This is a great recipe to double or triple and make in the
     Batchbowl if you’re feeding the whole family.

               13 minutes

     1            BANANA, SMALL,                1 Put all of the ingredients
                  CHOPPED                         into the Small Cup
     1            EGG, LARGE                      (except the butter) and
                                                  blend until smooth.
     1/4 CUP      WHOLE ROLLED
                  OATS
                                                2 Warm the butter in a skillet
     1/8 TSP      CINNAMON                        or griddle on medium heat.
     1 TBSP       BUTTER
                                                3 Pour the pancake batter into
                                                  the skillet, and flip pancakes
                                                  after bubbles rise to surface
                                                  and bottoms brown.
     PRO TIP
     Put any leftover pancakes in an
     airtight, reusable bag and store in the    4 Continue to cook until the
     freezer. Simply toss frozen pancakes in      second side is golden brown.
     the toaster to thaw and reheat when
     you’re in a pinch for an easy breakfast.   5 Ensure that the pancake is
                                                  cool to touch and then serve.

                                                  NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                                  One of the best ways you can foster
                                                  a healthy eater is to be a healthy
                                                  role model. Prioritize family meals by
                                                  turning off the TV and smart phones
                                                  and showing your little ones how
                                                  much you enjoy eating healthy foods.

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Recipes
     for mama.
     After 40 weeks of carrying around
     such precious cargo, your work is only
     beginning! These next few recipes are
     made with mamas in mind, containing
     nutritious, delicious foods that will
     keep you nourished and energized
     while caring for your new addition.

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                                                                                    FOR M

                                                                                                       B AT C H
                                                                                                  BO
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     Nutrition-rich smoothie.
     MAKES 24 OUNCES
     Chocolate and peanut butter. Nutritious and delicious.
     This one’s for you, mama.

               60 seconds

     1/2          AVOCADO, MEDIUM         1 Add all ingredients (except
     1            BANANA, CHOPPED
                                            ice) to the Batchbowl.

     1 CUP        ALMOND MILK             2 Blend for 45 seconds.
     2 TBSP       UNSWEETENED
                  CACAO POWDER            3 Add ice, then blend for
     2 TBSP       PEANUT BUTTER             another 15 seconds until you
                                            reach desired consistency.
     1 TSP        MAPLE OR AGAVE
                                            NOTE: for a thinner smoothie, add
                  (OPTIONAL)
                                            more liquid or ice. Do not exceed the
     1/2 CUP      ICE                       MAX line.

                                            NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                            When nursing, your body's working
                                            overtime, needing about 500 extra
                                            calories per day to provide important
                                            nourishment for your growing baby.

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FOR M   OMS.

                   B AT C H
              BO
        WL.

                              Lactation energy bites.
                              MAKES 16 OUNCES / 16-1 OUNCE BITES
                              Made with galactogogues—foods said to increase milk supply
                              such as oats, nuts and seeds—these energy bites are good for
                              multitasking moms.

                                        Prep 5 mins, chill 1 hour

                              1 CUP         ROLLED OATS                1 Pulse oats and seeds for 30
                              1/2 CUP       FLAX SEEDS,
                                                                         seconds in the Batchbowl
                                            GROUND                       resulting in a coarse
                                                                         and fine consistency.
                              1 CUP         PEANUT BUTTER
                                            (OPTION TO USE
                                                                       2 In a medium bowl, add
                                            ANY NUT BUTTER)
                                                                         all ingredients except
                              1/4 CUP       MAPLE SYRUP                  chocolate chips.
                                            OR AGAVE
                              1 TSP         VANILLA EXTRACT            3 Mix and combine
                              1/2 CUP       DARK CHOCOLATE
                                                                         ingredients together.
                                            CHIPS
                                                                       4 Once combined,
                                                                         add chocolate chips
                              NUTRITIONIST TIP                           and mix again.
                              Snacks with both protein and fiber can
                              help stabilize blood sugar (even when    5 Roll into bite-sized balls,
                              everything else may feel a bit out of
                                                                         roughly 1-inch in diameter.
                              control).

                                                                       6 Place bites on a baking
                                                                         tray or pan and chill in
                                                                         the fridge for 1 hour.

                                                                       7 Transfer to an airtight
                                                                         container once hardened.

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                                                                                                        B AT C H
                                                                                                   BO
                                                                                             WL.

     Hydrating strawberry
     cucumber cooler.
     MAKES ABOUT 10 OUNCES
     Staying hydrated is necessary for everyone, but it’s especially
     important for nursing moms. Sip on this refreshing beverage as a
     break from plain H20.

               45 seconds

     3            STRAWBERRIES           1 Add all ingredients (except
     1/2 CUP      CUCUMBER,
                                            ice) to the Batchbowl. Do
                  CHOPPED                   not exceed the MAX line.
     4            MINT LEAVES            2 Blend for 30 seconds.
     1/2 CUP      COCONUT WATER
     1/2 CUP      ICE                    3 Add ice, then blend for
                                            another 15 seconds.

                                            NUTRITIONIST TIP
                                            While plain water certainly does the
                                            trick in keeping you hydrated, it can
                                            be a little, well, plain. Smoothies,
                                            fruit and herb-infused water, and
                                            seltzer splashed with 100% fruit juice
                                            are all fun options that help to beat
                                            beverage boredom.

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