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Best Baby Food Makers

Ready to be a wiz in the kitchen when it comes to baby’s meals? These easy-to-use baby food machines make whipping up a fresh, nutrient-filled meal simple. Trust us, you’ll want one!

Best for On-the-Go

If you’re one to mash up baby’s foods while you’re running errands at the mall, try the Munchkin Baby Food Grinder. It’s portable, so it stashes easily in your diaper bag, and battery-free. Diapers.com , $11




The Baby Brezza Elite comes with a digital timer, so you’ll just how long your food prep will take. It’s a one-bowl system, which means only one dish to clean! ToysRUs.com , $100



Best Splurge

Pricey, yes. But with the BEABA Babycook Pro 2x you can make dinner for tonight and breakfast for tomorrow at the same time — how’s_ that_ for multitasking, mom? And if that wasn’t enough to sell you, you can steam, blend and reheat, all in less than 15 minutes. Diapers.com , $200



Best Budget Buy

On a budget? The space-saving Kidco BabySteps Electric Food Mill does everything the big machines do – but without the hefty price tag. It blends and purees, comes with a non-skid bottom, a turbo button, a blending attachment and a two-cup bowl. It’s even dishwasher-safe. RightStart.com , $34



Best Starter Set

With the 20-piece Baby Bullet Food System starter kit, you get two blades, a three-piece mixing bowl, six storage containers, a batch tray with a lid, a spatula, storage tray, an extra cup and a starter menu book. ToysRUs.com , $60



Best for Mom — and Baby

Moms love Cuisinart products, so when the classic kitchen company’s Baby Food Maker hit the market, it was no surprise that it quickly became a must-have. It’s made to last — so it will survive baby number one, two and even three! — and comes with a bigger work bowl, so you can stockpile baby’s favorites. Diapers.com , $150



Best for One-Handed Food Prep

The Kalorik Baby Gourmet Food Maker was made for the days baby won’t leave your side (or your arms). With the flick of a switch, you can prep, blend and pour – all in less than five minutes. buybuyBABY.com , $100



Best for City Moms

Sage Spoonfuls’ Baby Puree & Blend doesn’t look like a traditional baby food maker, but trust us, it’s just as awesome. There’s no bulky base, bowl or extra parts, so you can keep it tucked away in small spaces without it looking like an eyesore. BabiesRUs.com , $40

Plus, More from The Bump:

Easy and Yummy Baby Food Recipes

Best Baby Food Cookbooks

Creative Ways to Store Baby Food


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