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spread of meal for baby - purees or finger foods for baby-led weaning.

Get the recipe: Chicken, Squash + Cauliflower Baby Food Meal

5 stars (2 ratings)
This sheet pan meal is so easy, and it makes a smooth, easy to eat puree or is ideal for baby-led weaning. Chicken, squash and cauliflower baby food is ideal for make ahead meals for your little ones and full of healthy and natural ingredients.

Ingredients 

  • 1 small boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups butternut squash, seeded, peeled and sliced into 2-3" strips (for finger food) or chopped (for puree)
  • 1 1/2 cups cauliflower, florets

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, tin foil or a silicone mat.
  • Place the cauliflower and butternut squash on the baking sheet. Place the chicken on a piece of tin foil and wrap up like a present, so no moisture can escape.
    sheet pan with ingredients for baby's dinner.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping vegetables halfway through baking time. The meal will be done with they can be pricked by a fork and the chicken is cooked all the way through.
    sheet pan with roasted food for baby.
  • For a Baby Food Puree – let cool slightly, chop chicken and then transfer all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes, adding water, broth, formula or breast milk in 1/4 cup increments if needed. I had to add in 1/2 cup of water to my puree.
    baby food puree of meal for baby.
  • To serve as a finger food or Baby-Led Weaning - let cool, slice chicken into long 2-3" strips and then place each ingredient onto on a plate and serve to baby.
    plate filled with squash, cauliflower and chicken for baby in finger foods.

Notes

Age: 6 months and up
Yield: 8 large baby-led weaning servings or roughly 20 ounces of puree.
Storage: Finger foods and purees can be stored in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. The puree can also be frozen for up to 4 months (this and this are my favorite freezer storage containers).
Favorite Kitchen Tools: Get a list of my favorite kitchen tools to make the best baby food here!
Serving: 1serving, Calories: 68kcal, Carbohydrates: 5.1g, Protein: 9.6g, Fat: 1.1g, Cholesterol: 27mg, Sodium: 28mg, Potassium: 335mg, Fiber: 1.2g, Sugar: 1.2g, Calcium: 23mg

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