Baby food

9 store-bought snacks for feeding baby in a hurry

Whole foods and from-scratch purées are ideal, but when you need to feed a hungry baby in a rush or while you're out, these new grocery options are supercharged with fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

By By Simone Olivero and Emily McDonald

9 store-bought snacks for feeding baby in a hurry

Photo: Erik Putz

Oats N’ Berries

Oats make a comforting, yummy and easy breakfast. To top it off, they're great for your baby's digestion and gut health. $13/5-pack,

blue box of baby foodPhoto: Amara

Banana, Apple & Carrot Strained Baby Food

Whether your baby is able to feed themselves or not, these organic squeeze tubes are great for on-the-go nutrition. $1,

white and green squeeze tube of baby foodPhoto: PC Organics

Mango Banana Carrot Rice Rusks

Teething babies will love these dissolvable rusks. They come in individually wrapped 2-packs and are made with real fruits and veggies. $4,

green box of rice rusksPhoto: Gerber

Pear, Raspberry, Oat & Yogurt

There is no added sugar, salt, or artificial preservatives in this easy pouch format that's packed with Vitamin C. With so many flavour options, you're sure to find one your baby will love. $9/6-pack,

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Fig Berry Organic Puffs

Gerber puffs now come in some fun new flavours. These are a great first snack for your baby because they're easy to hold, dissolve in the mouth and are a great source of zin and iron. $4,

green tube of baby puffsPhoto: Gerber

Nutty Blends Bananas & Peanut Butter Pouch

Produced in a separate facility from their nut-free products, these blends are a great way to introduce little ones to common allergens while also providing protein. The Canadian Paediatric Society recommends introducing allergenic solids early and often; be sure to consult with your healthcare provider. $3,

orange squeeze tube of baby foodPhoto: Happy Baby Organics

Multigrain Yogurt Blueberry Baby Cereal

This cereal is full of essential nutrients including 100% of your baby's daily recommended iron intake. Just add water for a nutrient-dense snack. $4,

blue box of yogurtPhoto: Gerber

Yumberry Plum and Ancient Grains Organic Baby Food

Need a quick and easy way of sneaking some extra fruits and veggies into your baby's diet? Baby Gourmet has you covered with this convenient squeeze tube of organic baby food. The added grains help to keep your baby full and satisfied. $2,

green squeeze tube of baby foodPhoto: Baby Gourmet

Organic Smoothie Melts

These dairy-free yogurt melts are made with 100% organic fruits and veggies and contain no added sugar—a first of it's kind! $30/6-pack,

blue bag of smoothie meltsPhoto: Amara