For the mother’s that are not breastfeeding and still require alternatives to store bought formula for baby, here’s a recipe for home-made formula that is nutrient rich, easily digestible, and tastes close to the real thing. Do take care with the purity and proper storing of these ingredients - one of the big benefits of store-bought formula is the promise of product purity. So be smart with where you buy, how you sanitize and store, and expiration dates to make sure your baby is getting the very best!
Goat Milk Infant Formula
5 oz hot water
2-3 oz cold water
1 tsp powdered goat milk
2.5 tsp raw, organic sugar (or lactose)
1 tsp organic olive oil
1/2 tsp organic coconut oil
1/2 tsp grass fed butter (or goats butter)
1/8 tsp blackstrap molasses
In ONE Bottle per Day
5 drops infant probiotic
1/4 tsp liquid infant vitamin/mineral blend
1/4 tsp fermented cod-liver oil
Directions: Add 5 ounces of hot water to bottle, then add coconut oil and butter (wait for them to melt). Add sugar/lactose, olive oil, and molasses and shake well. Add milk powder, and then add cold water till bottle reaches 8 ounces. Shake well. In ONE BOTTLE PER DAY, add infant probiotic, vitamin/mineral blend, and cod-liver oil. Adjust quantities if brand advises different amounts.