Now that Halloween is over it's time to use up those pumpkins! This year I knew I wanted to try making my own pumpkin puree so I didn't let the kids carve the pumpkins, but instead had them color on them with markers. Now it's time to use them up. I've never done this before, but it was pretty easy and has a lot of uses I'm excited for.
First I cut up the pumpkin into chunks (removing the seeds), then placed it into my steamer for about 15 minutes
At this point the pumpkin scooped out pretty easily and I put it into my Kitchen Aid mixer and mixed it until it was smooth. Then I placed it into freezer size quart bags, labeled them and popped them into my freezer! Easy Cheesy!
I did however put some puree into a ice cube tray and froze it for more homemade baby food! Addie loves it!