homemade veggie puree

Veggie Puree: Store-Bought vs. Homemade Pouches – What’s cheaper?

Explore the benefits and drawbacks of store-bought versus homemade veggie puree pouches for your baby. Learn about the nutritional differences, convenience, cost, and taste to help you decide the best option for your little one. Discover tips on making nutritious homemade pouches and choosing the best store-bought alternatives.

Cost Breakdown:

 Store bought vs homemade Product Cost Cost per 120g
Rafferty's Garden Rafferty's Garden Broccoli Sweet Potato & Carrot 120g $2.50 $2.50
Homemade (total $4.40)

Sweet Potato

0.5 Broccoli

3 Carrots








  • Sweet potato (approx 600g)
  • ½ head of broccoli
  • 3 carrots
  • 50g water 


  1. Peel and dice the sweet potato and carrots. Wash and chop the broccoli.
  2. Steam until soft, if using a thermomix, place veggies into the varoma steaming tray with 1kg of water in the bowl set to 20 min/varoma/speed 1.
  3. Strain water then place in a blender or thermomix. Puree until smooth.
  4. Allow to cool completely before placing into your Sinchies reusable pouches.


This recipe freezes well. You can freeze directly in your Sinchies reusable pouches. Place into the refrigerator overnight to thaw out before serving to you little one.

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