You can make various things with a mini food processor like soups, sauces, spreads, purees, and smoothies. If you want to make easy recipes with this appliance, here are some of our favorites, including some favorite family recipes.
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Homemade Baby Food
The easiest way to make healthier baby food is to start with fresh fruits and vegetables. You can take these raw ingredients and turn them into healthy homemade baby food tailored to your child’s age and taste preferences. Just peel, dice, or puree raw vegetables like sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, butternut squash, or apples. You can use a mini food processor for these foods and delicious homemade sauces, including cilantro pesto with kale and avocado sauce.
Homemade Fruit Pies and Cakes
Making a treat in a mini food processor is so much easier than you think. Add some water to your favorite pie or cake recipe and get to work making homemade treats. The mini food processor will blend the ingredients until they are smooth and then shape them into scrumptious pies or cakes that you can top with homemade whipped cream.
Fresh Salsa, Hummus and Dips
Who doesn’t love dips? Whether you need some extra flavor for your chicken fingers or a healthy snack for watching football, the mini food processor is going to save the day. You have to find your favorite recipe and start processing. Whether making homemade salsa or hummus, the mini food processor will make preparing these healthy dips fast and easy.
Homemade Oven Baked Beans and Pinto Beans
Canning beans is always a hassle for most people, but it doesn’t have to be. Just puree the beans in a mini food processor for a healthy, preservative-free alternative to canned beans. You can also use your mini food processor for making oven-baked beans.
All you need is one egg, five tablespoons white sugar, four tablespoons cocoa powder and a mini food processor to make your own delicious homemade chocolate chips. This recipe is easy to make and will save you money.
Homemade Scones and Muffins
If your family loves scones and muffins, you can easily make these baking recipes in the mini food processor. These are healthy baked treats that are quick, easy and delicious for breakfast or as a snack while on the go. Try making your favorite scones recipe so you can have fresh bread with no preservatives or additives.
These homemade drinks are great when you need a little pick-me-up. Making infused drinks in the mini food processor is so much better than buying these drinks at the grocery store or coffee shop. Plus, they are more fun to make with your family. They are easy to create and you can add your favorite ingredients for a refreshing drink full of flavor.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you are looking for an easy but healthy cookie recipe, look no further than your mini food processor. You can easily use your mini food processor to make delicious chocolate chip cookies that are gluten-free, dairy-free and soy-free. You can also add alternate flours that are off the menu to give you a little variety when making these cookies.
Fresh Fruit Smoothies
Sometimes breakfast is the only meal that you really have time to prepare in the morning. So when you need a good breakfast that you don’t have to prepare in advance, you can easily make it in your mini food processor by adding some fruit and milk to the ingredients and blend them.
Whether using it to top a nice piece of fish or simply drizzled over a fresh salad, pesto is a great healthy alternative to sauces that you can make in your mini food processor. All you need to do is add some herbs and oil and turn it on. In less than five minutes, you will have a delicious homemade pesto sauce.
Fresh Salad Dressing
You can easily make homemade salad dressings with just a blender or mini food processor. The process starts off by blending the ingredients and pouring the dressing over the salad. You can also use this to make your favorite homemade salad dressing, choosing from mixed greens, cauliflower, spinach, or kale.
There are lots of recipes on how to use a mini food processor. You can even add some extra ingredients to the recipes above. These healthy, easy-to-make dishes and drinks will provide your family with various delicious foods that they will enjoy eating and drinking.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What kinds of foods should I put in this food processor?
A. You should not use your mini food processor to grind hard or frozen foods. This will cause damage to the machine and possibly an injury. The mini food processor is not designed for grinding bones or other large chunks of raw meat.
Q. How do I know when to replace the blade?
A. If you use your mini food processor often, you should replace the blade every six months or so. A brush comes with your mini food processor that helps clean the blade while still in the machine. You can also take a toothbrush and clean off the blade without taking it out. Using a soft cloth and dish soap also works to keep your mini food processor in good working condition.