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What can I freeze my one year olds food in,?

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Katieemilyxo Tue 12-Jul-16 15:07:56

Im starting to cook food for my nearly one year old boy but I cant find any suitable containers, they all seem very small and maxuim 180g when hes use to eating around 250g for his dinner and I cant find any baby freezable pots big enough does anyone have any ideas where I possibly could or any other alternatives

boopdoop Tue 12-Jul-16 15:09:28

I bought ones from poundland which were a good size, and it was only £1 for 10.

Katieemilyxo Tue 12-Jul-16 15:48:29

Thank u ill take a look

cosmicglittergirl Tue 12-Jul-16 15:51:12

Wilkos do a lot of small containers.

DiamondInTheRuff Tue 12-Jul-16 15:53:02

What sort of things are you freezing? Sauces I freeze in silicone ice cube trays from ikea, popping them out of the tray and into a bag when solid. Then I can just defrost however many cubes I need.

Sometimes I line boxes with a freezer bag, then remove the bag from the box when frozen.

Katieemilyxo Tue 12-Jul-16 18:23:39

Im freezing everything really all his dinners like cottage pie pasta dishes ect x

ALemonyPea Tue 12-Jul-16 18:25:11

Tesco sell little foil take away type cartons, right next to the foil. I batch cook for my SIL and these are ideal as they are microwaveable.

TheWeeBabySeamus1 Tue 12-Jul-16 18:27:21

I bought these both from Poundstretcher. The round ones were 5 for £1 and the rectangular ones were 10 for £1. The rectangular ones can hold an adult sized portion so plenty big enough.

TheWeeBabySeamus1 Tue 12-Jul-16 18:28:05

And they're suitable for the freezer, microwave and dishwasher.

Katieemilyxo Tue 12-Jul-16 18:29:10

They look brilliant! Just what I need thank youx

divafever99 Tue 12-Jul-16 18:29:29

I just use freezer bags for baby food, you can fit more in the freezer.

DiamondInTheRuff Tue 12-Jul-16 18:31:02

seamus are those rectangular ones similar to take away rubs? I'm always hankering after more of those...

TheWeeBabySeamus1 Tue 12-Jul-16 18:44:30

They are, that's why I bought them. Perfect size for a portion of curry. 😋

blueberryporridge Tue 12-Jul-16 23:08:41

I wasn't (and am still not) keen on freezing food in plastic containers. I thought ceramic ramekin dishes were really good for babies and toddlers - they were the right size for portions and could go in freezer and in oven or microwave. I sat them inside larger plastic boxes with lids in the freezer (4-6 in a box) but the food never came in contact with the plastic. You can buy sets of ramekin dishes very cheaply, and once you don't need them for baby/toddler food, you can use them for other things.

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