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    Default Freezing baby food

    I've been eyeing the Weinmeister baby food trays but find the prices very expensive. What do others use? Does anyone use plain old ikea ice trays?

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    I used ice cube trays, as well as tiny round Chinese containters (the one you often see chicken salt sold in) so I could just grab and go if we were going somewhere.

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    I used regular ice cube trays, and would pop them out into ziplock bags once frozen.

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    I used Heinz trays just from the supermarket, once frozen would put them in ziplock bags.

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    I used happy baby freezer trays. 3 trays pack. Each has a lid. I was hoping to store the food in them and pop te food when I need it. Unfortunately, it is a pain to pop the food out. Imaging a hungry baby waiting. I ended up popping them in advance and stored in ziplock bag. I won't recommend it because it is even hard to pop it out with bending.

    I have a few Heinz basic pop cubes. They r very good but expensive.

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    I bought a few of the baby food trays but honestly, regular ice cube trays are just about the same and aren't as pricey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-Degrassi View Post
    I used regular ice cube trays, and would pop them out into ziplock bags once frozen.
    I did this too. Once frozen the blocks store well in ziplock bags, just defrost however many you need.

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    I found little containers with lids in $2 shops, from memory it cost less than $5 for a multipack (between 6-10, can't recall now).

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    Quote Originally Posted by rosey82 View Post
    I did this too. Once frozen the blocks store well in ziplock bags, just defrost however many you need.
    Me too. It was so easy and you can make a month or two of food quickly and just pop out cubes as you need.

    One tip I found great once we were starting solids, roasted veg tasted so much better purred than steamed. I.e. lightly roasted carrot, zucchini, squash, pumpkin, sweet potato etc. I also found my DS got constipated and so I had a frozen ice cube tray that had tiny squares of puréed prunes on hand, one cube was about a teaspoon which was perfect. I found the ice cube trays easier than the baby food ones I had bought.

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    I use the weinmeister ones. I love them. I use them heaps, even now that my children are bigger. I could never of used normal ice cube trays because after a few weeks of starting solids my kids were eating around 100-200ml purée and at times way more then that. The weinmeister cubes are around 50ml and I found that to be a perfect size. The pack of 3 has been enough for me and definitely used enough to be worth the money. X

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