How to defrost baby food in ice cube trays


Tips for Making, Storing, and Thawing Baby Food At Home – Square Baby

Katie Thomson MS, RD | Cofounder

How long can you freeze homemade baby food?

  • You can store baby food in the freezer for up to six months.
  • I recommend storing in an airtight container with minimal air or headspace.
  • For optimal taste, quality and nutrient retention, consume frozen baby food within 1-3 months.

How should you defrost/heat homemade baby food?

  • The best way to thaw baby food is to put tomorrow’s food in the fridge and let it thaw overnight.
  • You can also use the microwave on the “defrost setting” if your baby food is in a microwave-safe dish.
  • Remember, food that has been thawed should never be frozen again.
  • Once thawed, keep refrigerated and consume within 2 days.

What's the best way to prep homemade baby food?

Food safety is of utmost importance. Before getting started:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly.
  • Scrub all working surfaces & equipment with antibacterial soap and hot water

Food Preparation Tips:

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables should be scrubbed, peeled (as appropriate), and removed of any seeds that could pose a choking hazard.
  • Meats and Proteins: remove bones, skin, connective tissue, and gristle.

Cooking Tips:

  • If boiling, use a small, covered saucepan with a small amount of water until tender. The less water used, the more nutrients retained in the food.
  • Puree food using a blender, food processor, baby food grinder, spoon or fork.
  • Add a liquid such as breastmilk, infant formula, bone broth, yogurt, or water to achieve a desired consistency.

How should you store homemade baby food?

There are a couple options for freezing baby food:

  • ICE CUBE TRAYS: scoop pureed baby food into clean ice cube trays, cover them with plastic, and stack them in the freezer. Ice cube trays are ideal for creating individual, 1-ounce servings so less food goes to waste. And you can mix & match 1-oz cubes for variety.
  • Put frozen cubes in freezer bags. This frees up the trays to make your next batch. As long as the cubes remain thoroughly frozen, they won’t stick together in the bag.
  • 2-4 OZ CONTAINERS: There are several options in stores or online. Look for containers with a resealable lid. Microwave, dishwasher, and freezer-safe is most preferred.

Once thawed, how long does homemade baby food last?

  • Once thawed, keep refrigerated and consume within 2 days.
  • Always throw away any leftovers in which the baby’s spoon has dipped. Bacteria is introduced when you put a licked spoon back into a container.
  • If your baby is not going to eat a full container, portion out what you think he or she will eat into a separate container and then serve. The extra thawed food can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to two days from the date it was thawed.

Square Baby's Story & Mission

100% Daily Nutrition. 0% Effort in the Kitchen.

I’m Katie Thomson -- a mom of 2 boys and a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition. I’ve spent 15 years in the food industry leading health and wellness initiatives and consulting for brands like Starbucks, Red Robin, and Naturebox.

My badass cofounder, Kendall Glynn, is a mom of 3 and Certified Genetic Counselor with a Masters in Biophysics and Molecular Genetics. She spent her career in perinatal services and family planning. She was part of the leadership team at CPMC in San Francisco, launched San Francisco Perinatal Associates (SFPA), the first private, full-service perinatal center in SF. Since leaving SFPA, she has been actively involved in philanthropy for both Children’s Hospital Oakland and George Mark Children’s House raising millions for these two worthy causes.

We created Square Baby® to solve for every pain point we had when feeding our kiddos. We were disappointed with the options on the market — often unbalanced, misleadingly marketed, and a sea of uninspiring, shelf-stable, muted flavors.

We didn't want the next generation of babies growing up on so. much. applesauce. PSA: did you know many baby food pouches have the same grams of sugar as a bowl of LUCKY CHARMS? Mind. Blown.

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Our handmade meals are made with whole, organic foods — gently cooked, pureed in small batches, quickly frozen, and delivered right to your doorstep. Just like homemade, but better!

With my Dietitian hat on, I created the Square Meal System™ — where every Square Meal is perfectly BALANCED with organic veggies, fruits, whole or sprouted grains, and various protein sources. We even add healthy fats, herbs and spices for optimal nutrition and palate development. Balance is in the numbers! Our meals have HALF THE SUGAR as most pouches!

Our foolproof, interchangeable system means that ANY 2-3 Square Meals per day offers 100% Daily Nutrition! Our meal plans are customizable -- vegan? dairy-free? vegetarian? meat-eaters? looking for extra iron or omega-3's?

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As a science-based company, we are following the research and offering options like Peanut Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Shrimp Fried Rice, Almond Butter & Banana, and Salmon Mash. Because the research has shown that introducing babies to allergenic foods early and often can help prevent food allergies from developing by up to 80%!

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This blog post is for information purposes only and shouldn’t be used as personal, health, nutritional, or medical advice. Always consult with your pediatrician before making any decisions about your child's health or readiness for various foods.

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How to freeze baby food at home

4 steps to freezing baby food

  • Use ice cube trays or small food pots, which have been washed at a high temperature.
  • Add the food into the trays or pots. Put the ice cube tray in a plastic bag. Remember that food will expand as it freezes, so don't overfill and leave enough space if you're freezing in sealed pot.
  • Label everything, with the name of the food and the date of freezing. "Frozen stewed apple looks much the same as frozen asparagus soup," warns registered nutritionist Jo Travers, "or mealtimes end up like Russian roulette! Write on the date of freezing so you know when it needs to be eaten by."
  • Put your food on the top shelf or as high up as possible. This helps to maintain the texture of the food better, as the top is usually the coldest part of the freezer, and so freezes more quickly.

Why and how do I use ice cube trays?

"Freezing baby food in ice cube trays allows you to defrost the small amounts your baby needs, when you need it," says nutritionist Jo Travers.

Flexible ice cube trays rather than solid ones are easier when popping out the frozen cubes.

Once they're fully frozen, quickly pop them all out onto a very clean surface. If you find they won't budge from the ice cube tray, run the back of the tray under cold water.

Place the cubes you want to keep (as long as they're still completely frozen) into a labelled plastic bag and return to the freezer.

How long can I keep food in the freezer for?

  • Cooked vegetable purees: 6-8 months
  • Cooked fruit purees: 6-8 months
  • Beef and lamb: 4-6 months
  • Poultry: 4-6 months
  • White fish (cod, haddock etc): 6-8 months
  • Oily fish (salmon, tuna etc): 3-4 months
  • Sliced bacon and sausages: 2-3 months
  • Soups and sauces: 3 months
  • Bread: 2-3 months

3 things you need to know about freezing safely

  • There’s no need to sterilise containers once your baby is 6 months as long as they haven’t had contact (or contained) milk products - but do make sure they’re clean
  • Check that your freezer is at the right temperature (below -18°C)
  • Cool food before putting it in your freezer

Our mums' advice about freezing baby food

Our forum is full of useful tips about freezing baby food from mums who are doing it every day. Anyone else had flying ice cubes?

Harjeet shares: "I froze food that I cooked for the first and a half month as I found that when I made a batch of food my little lion only ate 3-4 spoons to begin with. After this time, I mostly feed him what we ate as a family, so not as necessary to freeze the food.

"Freezing food really helped me save time; I didn’t have to prepare food 3 times a day. It’s worth freezing food immediately (once cooled) so that there is a stock of food in the freezer for when you have no time to cook or when you are not well! I found that by freezing food I could just grab something out the freezer in the morning for his lunch and at lunch get something for his dinner.

"I food that most foods freeze well, only bananas, avocados, rice and bread I would say not to freeze.

"I froze food for the first month, freezing the food in ice cube trays worked a treat. I would freeze a batch of food, once frozen transfer them into a freezer bag and then the ice cube tray is free for the next batch of food.

"Also, I froze pre-prepared meals that I brought from the shops. If there was some left in the pouch or jar, just pop it into the ice cube trays and freeze to use for next time. Best to freeze on the day of opening the meal."

"That's a great tip about freezing any left over jar/pouch food," says jodie-lou. "I've only frozen home made foods and brought leftovers have gone to waste. I will defiantly do this from now on to save on food costs!

"I have found freezing chunks of fruit is good for when they are teething or just nice for a hot day."

How should I defrost frozen food?

"If you have frozen food in ice cube trays, the individual cubes are pretty quick to defrost," says Jo.

"You can do this in a microwave on the defrost setting straight from the freezer, or use the hot water method by putting the frozen food into a glass bowl and float that in a larger bowl of hot water - this takes 10-15 minutes.

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"Otherwise, leave food to defrost in the fridge, but this can take several hours. Don’t leave your food out of the fridge to defrost as bacteria may grow more easily."

TheOriginalLady77 shared her thoughts on our forum: "I just used to put mine in the microwave frozen, defrost for a min or two and then make it very hot and let it cool down...

"But it's not ideal if your baby is very hungry! You could defrost some overnight and then they won't take as long to heat up.

"I soon got fed up of ice cubes, only did that once! I had a few jars so I used to puree up the food and put it in the empty jars, then leave one jar in fridge for next day and freeze the rest.

"Then I'd take one out of freezer at night and leave it fridge overnight so was defrosted- then put half in a dish for lunch and use the rest for tea."

What food not to freeze

From a food safety point of view, there are few foods that cannot be frozen. However, the following foods tend not to freeze well:

  • Raw eggs in shells
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Watery fruit and veg such as lettuce, cucumber, melon
  • Leafy herbs like basil and chives
  • Egg-based sauces such as mayonnaise and hollandaise
  • Low-fat dairy produce like plain yoghurt, cottage cheese

What to do and not to do when reheating frozen baby food

  • Do reheat food until it’s piping hot all the way through and allow it to cool before serving.
  • Do feel free to freeze cooked food that contains ingredients that have already been frozen when raw (e.g. it’s fine to defrost a chicken breast, use it in a casserole, and then freeze the cooked casserole).
  • Do only reheat as much food as you think your baby will eat in one go.
  • Do eat food on the day of defrosting
  • Don’t just warm food through, as this doesn’t kill bacteria.
  • Don’t refreeze raw meat or chicken that has been frozen once already and defrosted.
  • Don’t reheat frozen food more than once (e.g. don’t defrost a large batch of puree, reheat it for your baby’s lunch, and then reheat the leftovers next day.

Mum's tip: "I make little homemade lollies"

Babyarama's top tip: "They are good little portions too! I also make little homemade lollies from things such as fruit purees, fresh juice, left over fruit pouches and fruit fromage frais for when my LOs are teething or feeling hot!"

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  • Our weaning and baby food tips and recipes
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How to freeze baby food - Encyclopedia Baby food

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There are several ways to freeze baby food - they all work equally well - but may take up varying amounts of freezer space.

By all means …

… homemade baby food must be prepared and then cooled as quickly as possible to prevent bacterial growth. Any food left at room temperature for more than two hours is not safe for a child to consume and should be thrown away.

To cool cooked food quickly, you can try putting it in a shallow container - you can even dip the container in a pot of cold water to help speed up the process.

How to freeze baby food - Method 1

Thoroughly clean the ice mold and the spoon that will be used in filling each section. An ice tray with a resealable lid is ideal as it prevents food from freezing or picking up any odors from the freezer. If there is no mold with a lid, you can cover with food-safe plastic wrap. Some people use foil, although we don't recommend it as some of the foil will remain in the food!

Place the filled ice cube tray in the freezer, and - once completely frozen - place them in ZIP bags that take up less space in the freezer.

This method produces small portions of baby food that are ideally sized - typically around 30 grams or so. One cube per meal may be enough for a child to start with, but as they grow, you may need to increase the number of cubes at a time or increase the ice cube tray.

You can also make many different flavors of baby food by mixing and matching different fruit and vegetable cubes, for example, the combination of cubed apple puree with cubed carrot puree, delicious!

Which ice mold should I choose?

Some ice cube trays are specifically made for baby food and do not contain potentially hazardous chemicals - but you can use a regular ice cube tray, or you might be advised to try a silicone mold, or even stainless steel trays, although the regular plastic version will do. if there is confidence in the quality of the workmanship.

How to freeze baby food - Method 2

Same as method 1, since the process of freezing baby food is the same, only silicone cupcake molds are used instead of an ice mold! Their flexibility makes it easy to remove food portions - plus, of course, their use is beneficial when the baby starts to eat more baby food!

How to Freeze Baby Food - Method 3

If no suitable freezer containers are available for baby food, baking paper can be used (although a little more freezer space will be needed initially).

Simply spoon the cooked baby puree onto the baking sheet to form small mounds (though note that this will not work if the puree is too thin). We cover the baking paper with cling film, freeze, and then mix the servings of food into bags, as before.

How to Freeze Baby Food - Method 4

Another good way to freeze homemade baby food is to divide the puree into freezer glass jars and place them in the freezer.

However, please note that you should never freeze baby food in glass jars unless the jar manufacturer has specifically stated that freezing is safe and possible.

Jars that are freezer safe must be properly labeled and distinguished from other tins (including commercial baby food tins) that are not strong enough to withstand the expansion of food that occurs during the freezing process.

This means that the jar may burst or, even worse, there may be small microcracks that cannot be seen with the eyes, but which will allow tiny pieces of glass to get into the baby's food.

How to Freeze Baby Food Method 5

Probably the most popular way to freeze homemade baby food is to use freezer trays or jars for baby food, there are so many options to choose from!

Manufacturers, recognizing the growing trend of parents to freeze baby puree, offer special forms of baby food that make life easier, well, because there is a lid! What's more, these molds are free of potentially harmful chemicals, which is something some plastic trays for general consumption are guilty of.

Tracking the finished product

Most types of baby food - especially purees - freeze perfectly. Sometimes you will have to experiment with texture, since the freezing process itself consists in the fact that the water in the product expands when it freezes, destroying the cell walls. This is especially noticeable when the whole food is frozen, for example a frozen banana will be very soft when thawed.

To reduce the hassle of freezing baby food here are some helpful tips. ..

- Do not puree too thin before freezing. Keep in mind that many foods become watery when thawed (especially fruits and vegetables), adding extra liquid before freezing will then add too much cereal to thicken!

- Herbs and spices tend to lose their flavor in the freezer. If a baby food recipe calls for them, it is best to add them after after the food is defrosted, just before heating.

- Baked foods - like homemade nuggets or fish fingers - are best frozen when almost cooked but not fully done. This is because the structure of the food when frozen and thawed can behave negatively.

— When freezing yogurt, remember that it may be too thin when defrosted. Sometimes stirring it well is enough to solve this problem - but in some cases, the resulting yogurt is too thin to eat with a spoon, so such yogurt can be used in a smoothie!

- A good result is obtained from freezing rice and oatmeal, which is good if the morning is like a nightmare and there is no time to organize a full breakfast. Only cereals should not be made too thin before they are frozen .

- Many fruits - especially apples and pears - can look very brown when frozen and thawed. This discoloration is a natural and harmless result of the fruit being exposed to air, but if it's a concern, mixing lemon juice and fruit puree before freezing can solve the problem. Please note that citrus fruits can cause an allergic reaction in babies, so you can use it with a changed color!

- If you want to make your own stock of vegetable or meat broth, which is convenient, you just need to prepare a large batch at a time and freeze. It's worth trying freezing in ice cube trays or baby food trays, as discussed above - then the ideal size of small portions will be in the freezer to use as needed.

- If baby food has been frostbitten, fortunately food safety is not affected - just thaw and then cut or spoon away the affected areas.

How to defrost baby food

The safest and easiest way to defrost baby food is to put it in the refrigerator overnight before feeding. Frozen baby food cubes take 8-12 hours to thaw in most refrigerators. Thawed baby food should be used within 24 hours.

Never, never refreeze defrosted baby food as this creates a risk of food poisoning for the baby.

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Disclaimer No. 1: It must be understood that the author of the articles on the Baby Food Encyclopedia website is not a medical staff, “I am not a doctor. ” The information I share is based on my own experience. My goal is not to teach you how to eat or feed your child, but to talk about how we did it, what new things I learned or read. This expands the picture of Baby Food knowledge, gives you a glimpse of the whole process so you can decide if you like it or not.

Disclaimer No. 2 : However, the above does not replace visiting a pediatrician. Before you start complementary foods, you need to get his professional opinion on the best way to introduce new foods for your baby. I also draw your attention to the fact that you need to look at the original date of the published articles, because some of the "best practices" may have changed. Always check with your child's pediatrician about complementary foods and their health.

Disclaimer #3: Keep in mind that every family is unique, every situation is also completely unique. There are no universal solutions. Only you can find what works best for you. Certain goals require certain sacrifices and priorities - not everyone wants to make those choices, and that's GREAT! Just know what you want to achieve, and be ready to get to work, putting the best of your strength!

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Disclaimer No. 2 : However, the above does not replace visiting a pediatrician. Before you start complementary foods, you need to get his professional opinion on the best way to introduce new foods for your baby. I also draw your attention to the fact that you need to look at the original date of the published articles, because some of the "best practices" may have changed. Always check with your child's pediatrician about complementary foods and their health.

Disclaimer #3: Keep in mind that every family is unique, every situation is also completely unique. There are no universal solutions. Only you can find what works best for you. Certain goals require certain sacrifices and priorities - not everyone wants to make that choice, and that's GREAT! Just know what you want to achieve, and be ready to get to work, putting the best of your strength!

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Banana-apple puree
Banana puree
Borscht
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Home cheese
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Breakfast on the street
Opeling from kolrabi
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Baked carrots and cherries with a prose of 9015 white beans
Cabbage salad
Mashed potatoes
Quinoa and pumpkin porridge
Quinoa porridge
breakfast cereals
Quinoa and apple
Strawberry puree
Strawberry puree with banana
Strawberry compote
Compote of wild apples and raspberries
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Corn porridge
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New potatoes in their skins
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Prune puree
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Frozen puree - harvesting vegetables and fruits for children for the winter » Suseki

Skwerl - Oct 12th, 2016

Categories: Freezing

Tags: Baby Puree, Frozen Pears, Freezing Vegetables, Apricot Puree, Pumpkin Puree, Blueberry Puree, Applesauce

trace elements. In summer, this is easy to do, there are many fresh vegetables and fruits, and in winter you need to come up with alternative options. A large number of manufacturers offer a wide range of ready-made baby purees, but are they really that good? After all, we do not know exactly what is in their composition, whether the technology of preparation and storage of products is correctly observed. And even if everything is fine there, then such a puree consists not only of vegetables and fruits, but at least sugar and thickeners are added there. So how to be? The answer is simple - make your own puree and store it in the freezer.
You can freeze in the form of puree absolutely any fruit, vegetable or even meat that a child can eat.

Ingredients: meat, vegetables, fruits
Time for laying: Summer, autumn

Content

  • 1 Furifier from vegetables
  • 2 Fruit freezing
  • 3 Features of storage
  • 4.

Freeze vegetable puree

Most often, mothers prefer to freeze seasonal vegetables, such as: zucchini, pumpkin, rhubarb, celery, green peas, cauliflower, broccoli, spring carrots, spinach. In order to freeze mashed vegetables, you must first bring these same vegetables to readiness. In this case, stewing vegetables is most suitable, this allows you to save more vitamins than boiling. It is necessary to cook each vegetable separately and strictly observe the cooking time, so the zucchini will be ready in 15 minutes, and carrots or cauliflower will need 7-10 minutes more. You can also add pre-cooked meat to vegetables, children love this puree very much. Immediately after cooking, while still hot, it is necessary to turn the vegetables into a puree using a blender or by rubbing through a sieve, put them in a clean, dry dish and send them to the freezer.

Freezing fruit puree

Fruit puree is even easier to prepare than vegetable puree. To prepare it, you just need to thoroughly wash the fruit, peel and puree them in any convenient way. Most often, mothers prefer to prepare mashed potatoes for their babies from apricots, peaches, plums, pears, apples. You can prepare a combined puree, for example, apple puree with blueberries, strawberries, currants or raspberries. These fruits lend themselves well to freezing and do not lose their taste and useful properties.

Storage features

When it comes to baby food, it is very important to follow the food storage technology so as not to harm the baby. It must be remembered that baby puree cannot be re-frozen, so it is necessary to use dishes that fit only one serving. These can be jars of store-bought mashed potatoes, small plastic containers, ice molds. If there was a power outage and the products melted, they will have to be thrown away, it is not safe to give this to a baby (

Consuming frozen baby puree

To feed a child with frozen vegetable or meat and vegetable puree, you need to take out one serving and heat it in a water bath or microwave to the desired temperature, add a little butter or vegetable oil and you can eat.


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