Best Baby Food Processors & Makers Reviewed in 2020
For every new parent and any parent in general, one of the things they are always thinking is making sure that their baby is getting the best nutrients in their bellies. One of the best ways that a parent can make sure that their children are getting the best food is by creating their own purees. In order to make your baby’s own purees, you will need to have a food processor. We came up with a list of the best ten food processors that are the highest rated. We are sure you will find exactly what you and your new bundle of joy are looking for.
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10 Best Baby Food Processors Reviewed
1. Bable All-in-1
Some people had issues with the warm feature
Bable’s Baby Food Maker is an all-in-one food processor. This machine blends, chops, cleans, defrosts, dries, juices, purees, reheats, and warms bottles. No more pouring from pot to pot and chopping everything by hand; Bable makes it easy to load up the food, press a few buttons and voila: dinner is served!Read more
This blender is an all in one. It can steam, warm a bottle, disinfect, defrost and even reheat food. It can blend and even chop as well. It’s perfect for anyone trying to save some time on their hands. This blender is also BPA, lead-free and phthalate free. It is also FDA approved to keep your baby's food safe.
Ease of Use
The control panel on this all in one blender is super easy to use and function. This bender can make more than one serving at a time which is perfect to save you time when you have a fussy baby at home. You’ll be able to plan meals ahead and freeze them and know what food is going into your baby’s purees.
The blade that it comes with is also easy to unattach and easy to keep clean as well. All accessories are dishwasher safe so simply pop them off the base, throw them in with your next load, and voila! No messy prep and clean-up.
2. Infanso BF300 7 in 1
Can make up to three meals a day, helps meal plan
Might not be compatible with some outlets
The Infanso BF300 is seven features rolled into one easy, low-maintenance machine. This food processor steams, stirs, chops, cleans, and disinfects. You can choose and control the consistency of your fruits and veggies, from fine to chunky. Simply press a button and the machine self-cleans! Or throw the blade and cup in the dishwasher if you want to be extra thorough. The cup holds up to 20 oz and is FDA approved.Read more
This Infanso food processor steams and chops on its own, no hassle for you to worry about so you can tend to your baby’s need while making their food. This machine will help make meal planning and preparation a breeze for you and your family. The Infanso processor comes with an overheating protection and it comes with anti-dry functions as well. It is made with organic materials and it’s lead-free. It received an FDA approval stamp for being made from nontoxic materials.
Ease of Use
This processor is perfect for creating healthy food for your baby or even a smoothie for yourself. Not only does it clean itself, but it also comes with good health, fresh recipes to keep your baby eating right.
It’s organic and it cleans itself! Who doesn’t love that? No extra steps or having to worry about the aftermath at the end of the night when you’re already exhausted taking care of your baby all day.
3. Magic Bullet System
Designed to produce a week’s worth of food for baby
Comes with its own dating and storage system
Recipe Book and Pocket Nutritionist included
Can handle the toughest raw ingredients with consistency
Appliance and container come with smiling, baby-friendly artwork
Is not designed to process meats
Magic Bullet produces some of the highest quality adult nutrition appliances out there, so it’s no surprise that their Baby Care System is such a winner when it comes to making your baby’s food at home.Read more
The appliance boasts the ability to produce a week’s worth of nutritional sustenance for your baby in a matter of minutes, almost eliminating the time constraints of processing food altogether. This product also includes a recipe book and pocket nutritionist, helping keep you and your baby on a healthy diet.
Ease of Use
This system really focuses on processing large amounts of ingredients all at once, preparing several days worth of food in minutes and with relative ease. That being said, this product comes with several storage cups in varying sizes for dating and organizing the food you process, making organization and quality control much easier on you as a parent. The Magic Bullet system is also designed to produce consistent results, providing the level of nutritional stability associated with processed baby foods without all the harmful ingredients.
The Magic Bullet System provides the benefit of preparing several portions and meals at once, making it an easier diet system for you to predict and maintain for your child. It also comes with its own dietary program, which is convenient and valuable. To clean, simply take it apart and throw it in the dish washer or run it under the sink with baby-safe detergent.
4. Homia Infano 7-in-1
7 total functions in one machine
Cup is machine washable
Can hold up to 20 oz of liquid
Easy to navigate
BPA, Phthalate, and Lead -free
A few customers received defective units
The Homia Infano is a 7-in-1 Food Processor with a 2019 update! This machine blends, cleans, chops, defrosts, disinfects, reheats, and steams. It’s incredibly intuitive, works with most any food, and holds up to 20 oz of liquid. With just a few minutes of prep and a few buttons pushed, you can have fresh and delicious baby food in roughly fifteen minutes! It’s easy to clean and that quaint design is super cute!Read more
This machine doesn’t include a lot of outer accessories because it can complete so many tasks in and of itself.
Ease of Use
It has seven different functions, all accessible through an intuitive interface. It even includes a handy little chart on the side to tell you the approximate cooking times for common food items.
The stirring cup is dishwasher safe and you can wipe down the rest of the machine with a damp towel should there be any spills.
5. Cuisinart DLC-2ABC Mini
Ease of use
Portable and light
Reversible blades allow for chopping and grinding
Limited 18-month warranty with purchase
The reports on noise vary: some users compliment the appliance for its quiet operation while others complain of a high-pitched whirring sound
Cuisinart is the go-to for many families looking for a food processor. The DLC-2ABC Mini is a great little machine for baby food, as it’s simple and easy to clean. This model holds up to 3 cups of food and features a 250-watt motor. It’s durable but lightweight and only has two buttons, so if you prefer to keep it simple or straight-forward, this is the processor for you. The cup and lid are dishwasher safe. The stainless steel blade can chop and grind and the included spatula helps to get all the food out without risking close calls between fingers and blades.Read more
Reversible blades allow you to both chop and grind your baby's food so you can make it exactly the consistency they prefer. This is a conveniently-sized and easy-to-use processor, with a wide range of uses beyond producing healthy food for your baby.
Ease of Use
Make smoothies for yourself and purees for baby, all with the simple push of a button. The plastic body makes this device easy to move and maneuver in your kitchen without the worry of shattering glass.
Chop down raw ingredients to get the most nutrients out of your family’s food; avoid store-bought baby foods and all the associated preservatives and sweeteners. Keep your diet healthy with a device you can hide behind your coffeemaker! The bowl and lid are both safe for the dishwasher, and the set comes with its own spatula.
6. XProject HB-2042 4-in-1
Comes with four different attachments
Full control over textures
Putting on attachments is easy
Using it often and for long periods of time will shorten the lifespan
If you’re after something a little more compact and perhaps easy to travel with, consider the XProject 5-in-1 Handheld. This processor is quiet and safe. It will shut off before overloading to avoid safety hazards. An anti-splash design guards against making a mess outside the bowl and you’ll have your pick of six different speeds and consistencies. It offers a firm grip and a sleek design that can travel easily with you if you’re going to need to whip up some baby food in a kitchen outside your home.Read more
Having access to a hand blender for baby food has a ton of benefits that will help you control texture, flavor, and ingredient choices easily. This hand blender comes with four different attachment options including a food processor, whisk, beaker, and immersion blender.
Ease of Use
The great thing about this handy (no pun intended) little hand blender is how quiet it is. With a newborn, the most subtle of noises can set them off, especially food processors -- This is quiet enough that it won’t likely disturb them and you can use it while they nap! It's simple to set up and use, and it gives you control over the texture of your child's food.
A hand blender is so much easier than a food processor when you’re in a time crunch because there’s no need to pop it all apart and wash each individual component. With this, simply detach the attachment you’re using and wash separately from the actual blade.
7. minne QOOC 4-in-1 Mini
Multiple processing and preparation functions
Can convert raw ingredients to full meals in minutes
Designed for ease of use
Compact, light, versatile
Can develop leaks over long-term use
QOOC’s 4-in-1 Mini Baby Food Maker is small, sleek, and gets the job done. It boasts being able to make delicious baby food in just 15 minutes, earning it favor with many busy parents. You can pulse, chop, and blend with just one hand. A quiet motor means you won’t be waking baby even if you’re making their food while they nap beside you. All pieces are dishwasher safe and BPA-free, plus the small design makes it a cinch to store!Read more
This device, as described in the title, comes with 4 separate functions: Steam, blend, reheat, and even defrost healthy ingredients for your baby with one simple appliance. Made with Mom in mind, this piece allows you to handle the entire process of homemade healthy food preparation with the use of only one hand. The device is also BPA-free, and compact enough to save space or be stored away with ease.
Ease of Use
This product provides an impressive variety of functions, from steaming to blending, and an ergonomic, easy-to-use design that makes it a veritable powerhouse appliance in your kitchen. The device is designed to be used one-handed, a feature that needs no explanation or exaggeration to any mother with a hungry child on her hip! From chopping to chewing, this little appliance will take whole steps out of your process and make healthier food your child.
This one is a little harder to keep clean. It seems that the stainless steel burns itself fairly easily and can leave a smell behind when used thereafter. Leaks also developed after a few months for some users. But overall, it's not hard to wash or take apart.
8. KitchenAid KHB1231BY
Comes with a blending cup
Two speeds to choose from
16 different colors
Extremely easy to clean
A heavy base makes it easy to control
Fruits and veggies need to be chopped very small to blend out fully
KitchenAid is another household name when it comes to appliances. Their 2-speed handheld blender is for parents who can get by without all the frills and just want a reliable processor that’s easy to store and easy to use. It comes in 19 colors and includes a three-cup jar with a lid for storage and marked measurements. The handle is soft and non-slip, the blade makes quick work of ingredients, and it’s easy to clean.Read more
This blender comes with a 3-cup blending cup that will help you whip up your baby’s favorite foods in a flash. Not to mention, you can choose from 16 different colors...Who says making baby food from scratch can’t be fun?
Ease of Use
A hand blender can drastically reduce the amount of time you spend cleaning up after making all of your baby’s food, and with the KitchenAid 2-Speed, you can also reduce the amount of time you spend blending, as well! There’s virtually no mess, cleanup is a breeze, and switching between the two speeds on here couldn’t be easier.
The actual making of baby food is fun, the cleanup? Not so much. We’re loving that this blender is easy to use and so, so much easier to clean afterward by simply running the metal bottom under hot water with a little baby-safe detergent.
9. PopBabies Portable Blender
Pieces are dishwasher safe
Runs on batteries or outlet power
Easy to operate
Lightweight and portable
Doesn't have a lot of accessories or versatility
PopBabies is similar to the Magic Bullet of Baby Food. It doesn’t allow for a lot of control over consistency and speed, but it’s super portable and makes for great on-the-go meals. Simply fill the cup ⅔ of the way full with water and ingredients (no bigger than 2-inch chunks), then press the button to blend, and take the whole thing with you. Or remove the motor and take just the cup. It comes in five different colors and includes an ice-tray and funnel.Read more
This one doesn't come with a whole lot of detachable gadgets and fancy texturizers. But it does include a glass bottle, blender base, funnel, and cleaning brush. It's not a frilly option but it's much easier to pack, clean, and operate.
Ease of Use
There are no tricks to this. Simply put the food in the blender, secure all parts so you don't wind up with a mess, and push the blending button. It can chop up even coarse or frozen food in as little as twenty seconds. Keep blending for longer for a smoother puree.
This one is one of the most hassle-free options. It's very few parts, they're all easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and it's lightweight and portable so you can take it with you on excursions. It can be plugged in or operate via batteries and it takes up very little storage or counter space as well.
10. Sage Spoonfuls Immersion
Durable plastic container and stainless steel blades
Easy to clean, easy to use
No batteries required
Can’t process uncooked meats
Lacks preparation features of some larger food processors
While some of the products mentioned here do boast one-handed functionality, not all of them provide that ease of use while also allow the user freedom of movement. Imagine tossing some ingredients in and heading for the dining room, having a finished meal ready by the time your short walk is finished. This device is specifically designed for this level of convenience, even if it does give up some other functionality in the process.Read more
This product isn’t designed with the versatility of some of the other products on this list, but it is designed to take up only drawer space and it has all the necessary functionality to make healthy meals for your baby. This piece doesn’t come with all the bright bells and whistles of some processing products, but it is a simple and obvious device that makes perfect sense in any kitchen.
Ease of Use
When it comes to simplicity, we all could use just a touch more. This handheld food processor is designed almost entirely to purpose, giving the user the ability to blend and puree raw fruits and vegetables with a single hand!
This handheld product is the most space-saving and portable product on this list that still processes food automatically. With very few parts, it's also incredibly easy to take apart and clean.
Criteria Used for Evaluation
Some families want a simple food processor that blends or purees. Other families prefer an appliance with a little more versatility to help save counter space, time, or money. We've aimed to offer a variety of both simple and more multi-functional food processors here so that there's something for everyone's needs.
Ease of Use
You don't need to be fiddling with controls and gadgets to make baby's meals. All of the food processors in our top ten are equipped to make food prep easy. Most of them are operated by a simple push button. Some have digital controls that allow you to specify the texture or temperature of your baby's food. And others alert you when the food is done so you aren't having to set separate timers or keep an eye on still more appliances.
Cooking is fun, healthy, and beneficial for many. It also can create quite a mess and you don't need any more of that when you're already trying to field the slips, spills, and other stinky secrets that inevitably follow baby's arrival. You also don't want a unit that is constantly requiring fixing or upkeep. We've tried to pick food processors that are sturdy and mostly dishwasher safe and can be easily dismantled for cleaning so that you have more time to focus on the things that matter.
Insulin-resistance generated by the constant consumption of processed foods can lead to the contraction of type 2 diabetes. Buying pre-packaged foods off of the shelf doesn’t help your child, and it doesn’t enrich you as a parent either. Parents who are more involved in the sustenance and enrichment of their children are more sustained and enriched themselves, while the alternatives are less than desirable.
A few of these appliances also double as steamers, defrosters, and bottle warmers. There's no need to constantly be shuffling appliances around on the counter and plugging and unplugging all of your kitchen gadgets. If you need a multi-purpose appliance, check out the Bable All-in-One or the Babymoov Duo Meal Station.
Other Factors to Consider
Perhaps the most surprising benefit of producing your own baby food at home, saving money, is nothing to laugh off. Parents who process and prepare their own food at home can save up to $30 a month as compared to parents who buy pre-processed food by the jar, all the while more carefully attending to the needs of their child and making them happier.
The true trick of pre-prepared and processed foods for your baby come through the deceptive convenience of a buy-off-the-shelf meal while taking the time to prepare these meals yourself will cost you less and enrich you more.
Studies have shown that some babies who eat processed foods a little more predominately can develop some allergies to gluten, eggs, shellfish or even peanuts. For infants, some of the best nutrients they can get can be found in squash, broccoli, bananas and so many more. We found the best baby food processors for our top ten list that we are sure will meet any family guidelines and budget.
The benefits are numerous and ever-growing, but the following are the most important criteria we used in formulating this list. With some diets, there are a lot of benefits when having a healthy diet early on. When having bananas, they are high in potassium as well as they contain vitamins B6 and C. It’s also popular with mangoes as well which can be extremely gentle for those growing stomachs. For unsaturated fats, avocados are a wonderful option for your infant to have.
They can be mashed or fed to your baby and they help brain development as well. All of these fruits have healthy muscles and can help boost your infants' immunities.
Every parent wants their child to have the best nutrients and have the best dietary needs. When being able to process your own baby’s food you will know exactly what is going in their food and be able to set your infant's diet accordingly to fit your family's dinner plans as well. l sweeteners out of your child’s diet, but they also don’t have an understanding of what your child truly enjoys or what your child truly needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
q: Are these appliances easy to clean?
Yes, but with some variance. Almost all of these appliances come with dishwasher-friendly components, but the routine maintenance and cleaning of the pieces are also conducive to easier cleaning.
q: Are these appliances heavy energy-consumers?
q: What are some good meal ideas?
Pureed fruits, like bananas, mangoes, blueberries, and peaches all go well by themselves or added to cereals and oatmeals at later stages. Dishes like baby guacamole or chicken puree can be augmented at later stages to provide variety in flavor and in nutritional content, and can all be made using one of these baby food makers.
q: Will it grind coffee beans?
Results vary, but we can admire your desire to multi-task. Check the individual product descriptions, but most of the electric processers included in this list are also capable of grinding down coffee beans for your morning brew, as well as breakfast for the baby.
q: What if I want to eat healthy too?
These products will work wonders for you too. The benefits of consuming mostly whole ingredients as opposed to mass-produced processed foods are legion, and the electric processors and steamers on this list can all be double-tasked to produce a healthier diet for yourself, as well as your baby.
q: Are the items noisy?
They vary from product to product but for the most part they are not as noisy as a vacuum. As long as you’re not up at 1 a.m. grinding coffee beans or baby food, you should be good to go!
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