After I had Henry and Addie the time quickly approached when they were onto eating food. I bought the baby food at the store and quickly found myself spending a small fortune on this tiny little person who hardly ate anything!! But for some reason I was fully convinced that if I fed them anything other than the food provided by Gerber that my child wouldn't develop properly... Fast forward a few years and now we have George. First off I dont have it in my grocery budget to afford all those tiny little jars of mush and also I have found too much research on how it really isnt that good for your baby either.
I started George on food at 9 months old and he progressed from the blended food right into everything else quite quickly! Within a month or two he had plenty of teeth that I was just feeding him small cut up pieces of whatever we were having for dinner. I remember it being so much more of a challenge when dealing with all the blended jars of baby food for Henry and Addie.
I wanted to start him out on squash. So I had saved a butternut squash from last years garden and I cut it in half, scooped out the seeds and baked it at 350 for 45 minutes or so (till it super soft). He liked the squash, but LOVED carrots!! I did them the same way!
It really doesnt get much easier than this!!