Whether you’re still in the rice cereal stage, experimenting with purees or have moved on to finger foods, prepping food for your baby can be time consuming. But if you arm yourself with a few of these life hacking kitchen tools, you’ll have half a chance of getting those meals ready before your hungry little has a total meltdown. And you might even be inspired to cook up some new healthy bites.

Slicing Saver

You'll be slicing, dicing, cutting and shredding food for your little one for years - from the time she starts eating table food until you trust her with her own knife. Make things easier on yourself by quickly snipping meals into safe to eat sizes with Mixed Pears BiteSizers.

Available at mixedpears.com, $19.95.

What kitchen gadget do you use when prepping food or drink for your baby? Tell us in a Comment.

–Julie Seguss