Its a shame to throwout leftover baby foods, especially fruit and vegetable purees. We compiled a list of 10 simple, delicious and nutritious suggestions so that you don’t have to waste one spoonful.
Leftover purees can be stored frozen in ice cube trays.
Fruit and vegetable purees are excellent for making smoothies with juices, yogurt and milks, dairy or nut based.
A quick and delicious dessert can be made with fruit puree, fresh fruit and yogurt or whipped cream.
Fruit purees can be served with butter on french toast, pancakes or waffles.
They can also be served hot or cold as a topping on ice cream.
Make a dipping sauce by combining yogurt and fruit purees. Use this fruit or cut up sticks of French toast
A savory dip for cut vegetables or potato chips can be made with sour cream or yogurt mixed with spinach puree and seasonings.
Jared spaghetti sauce or pizza sauce can be made more nutritious by adding in your leftover vegetable purees.
Mix ground meat and vegetable puree together in you favorite recipes for meatloaf, hamburger or meatballs.
When baking try switching up to half the butter, oil or shortening you normally use with fruit or carrot puree. This will lower the fat and increase the nutritional value of your muffins, breads, cakes etc..
What do you do with your leftovers? Please let us know in the comments below.