Want to become the Julia Child of slurp-able foods? You’ll be well on your way once you see how easy it is to make your own baby puree at home. We sourced the best recipes from across the web, with flavors ranging from sweet potato to Asian pear. (Tip: Make a big batch on Sunday afternoon and you’ll be set for the whole week.) Click through our slideshow to check out all the choices.

Avocado Puree

Here's a great choice for your tot's first puree—avocado. When blogger Laurenda Marie made hers, she added breast milk (formula works, too).

Get the full recipe online at Laurenda Marie.

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