“I made this recipe for my developmentally delayed daughter to help her gain weight as an infant. It has been approved by her pediatrician and nutritionist. Please ask your child's doctor's before using it as a replacement for pediasure, though. (Editing to add: please don't use the honey if your baby is under 12 months, or has immune system problems. Use the corn syrup instead.)”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 banana
  • 12 cup soft fruit (apricots, peaches, pears, etc.)
  • 14 cup safflower oil
  • 14 cup honey ((for babies over 12 months)
  • 14 cup tofu (for protein, you can leave this out if you want)
  • 12 cup whole milk vanilla yogurt (or his favorite fruit flavor)
  • 12 cup pudding, vanilla flavor, made with whole milk (I use homemade that I make with half and half and alot of sugar, for extra calories)
  • 14 cup pureed carrots (This adds good vitamins) or 14 cup squash (This adds good vitamins)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • cinnamon


  1. You can add 4 doses of Buried Treasure brand liquid vitamin & mineral supplement (again, optional- I add this to make it more like pediasure for total nutrition.) Put all ingredients into a blender and puree on highest speed.
  2. Makes about 2 quarts.

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