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8 Quick And Healthy Baby Food Puree Recipes: Homemade and Easy

Are you frustrated because your little one doesn’t eat properly? Is your child also a picky eater? Or you’re out of ideas on what variations you can make in your baby’s daily meals? Don't fret, we've got you these 8 quick and easy baby food puree recipes that you can make at home easily.


a baby enjoying puree food recipe
A Baby Enjoying Puree

As a mother, your child’s health and physical well-being must be your utmost priority. Every mother is concerned about their baby’s diet and wants them to feed meals that are full of nutrients. Food aids developmental and intellectual growth. That's why we are here with baby food recipes that are feasible to make and good for your baby's tummy.

Why Homemade Baby Food Puree Recipes?

There are numerous ready-to-eat baby meals available on the market. Although they are pretty convenient but lack the amount of fiber and minerals your baby needs. So, using store-bought meals is ok if used once in a while but using them frequently or daily could be unhealthy.

To not opt for the baby's packaged food, you will run out of recipes soon. Your baby will be fed up with repeated recipes and may lack nutrition which can be terrible. To not let this happen, you must be prepared with food variations and different scrumptious recipes.


Homemade Quick Purees

From the age of 4 months, you can start giving solids to your baby by taking a permit from the pediatrician. As this is the first time your baby is getting any sort of food other than milk, you should make sure to give something as light as possible. Purees are the best food option for 4 to 6 months of age. Any fruit or vegetable can be pureed, and a small amount of breastmilk can be added to them for your baby to have increased stamina.


MAshed and chopped fruits and vegetables for puree recipes
Mashed and Chopped Fruits and Vegetables

These are simple to make and all the ingredients are easily available. Purees are made from natural and organic ingredients and will boost your baby’s immune system as well. Moreover, they are easy to digest for your baby’s little tummy. Remember, at this stage, your kid’s stomach is pretty small so as soon as your baby feels full, stop feeding. You can make a puree of any fruit or vegetable and add nutritious ingredients like yogurt or nuts to feed your baby vitamins and fiber.


8 Quick And Healthy Baby Food Puree Recipes


Here we have listed several delicious baby food ideas along with recipes that aren’t only healthy and full of nutrients but also quick and easy to make.

  1. Apple Puree

  2. Carrot Puree

  3. Banana Puree

  4. Pumpkin Puree

  5. Mixed Purees, Mash, And Meat

  6. Banana Peanut Butter Puree

  7. Carrot and Sweet Potato Puree

  8. Mango and Peach Puree


1. Apple Puree


apple puree for babies
Apple Puree

For the apple of your eye, this apple puree is a must-have. Not only is this easy and quick to make but also extremely delicious for your little one’s taste buds.

Recipe:

  • Peel and cut washed apples into cubes.

  • Cook the apples in a cooker or a steamer with little water until soft.

  • Take out the cooked apples and blend them until smooth.

  • Add water if needed to achieve the desired consistency.


2. Carrot Puree


carrot puree for babies
Carrot Puree

This delectable puree is loaded with calcium and vitamins and will surely be your kid’s next favorite meal. It is amazing for your child’s immune system and gives them strength.

Recipe:

  • Wash and peel the carrots.

  • Cut them into cubes.

  • Cook them in a steamer or cooker until tender.

  • Take out the cooked carrots and add them to a blender.

  • Blend the carrots with a little water until a smooth consistency is achieved.


3. Banana Puree


Banana puree for babies
Banana Puree

This will be not only your kid’s but your favorite as well. This banana puree is simple and quick to make and has loads of health benefits as well. This is every child’s favorite meal and will help them with digestion as well.

Recipe:

  • All you have to do is peel a ripe banana and mash it completely until smooth and paste-like.

  • You can add a little water or milk to achieve a smooth consistency.

  • Your banana puree is ready. That’s it, yes, it’s that simple.


4. Pumpkin Puree


Pumpkin pure recipe for babies
Pumpkin Puree

Filled with vitamin C, iron, and protein, this pumpkin puree will make your baby crave more. It has a sweet and creamy taste that babies love and is an ideal choice for your little one’s first foods.

Recipe:

  • Thoroughly wash the pumpkin then peel it.

  • Remove the seeds and then cut them into small cubes.

  • Cook the pumpkin cubes in a steamer with a little water until soft and tender.

  • Once cooked, blend them until creamy and smooth.

Remember, there are several other vegetables and fruits that you can use for purees like mangoes, peas, peaches, sweet potatoes, etc. Just assure that your baby is not allergic to any of these and discontinue using them if any allergy occurs. Moreover, always make certain that you have consulted the pediatrician before giving solids to your child.

5. Mixed Purees, Mash, And Meat


Now, since your little one has crossed that risky age and you have figured out what your kid likes to eat or what they are allergic to, you can easily upgrade their meals. From the age of 7 to 9 you can do numerous variations to their previous meals. Know What to Feed your Baby and When Here!

Adding more than one vegetable or making a puree of several different fruits together you can even add some spices at this level. Moreover, you can also introduce meat and poultry to your kid’s daily meals.


fruits and vegetables for baby puree  recipes
Fruits and Vegetables on a Wooden Plate

6. Banana Peanut Butter Puree

Adding peanut butter while blending your regular banana puree will add a kick of flavor and surprise your little one’s taste buds as well. Just make sure your kid is not allergic to peanuts and you’re good to go. Furthermore, you can add more variations to your simple banana puree.

Recipe:

  • Peel and cut ripe bananas into pieces.

  • Add them to a blender along with a little peanut butter and milk.

  • Blend until thick and creamy.


7. Carrot and Sweet Potato Puree

In your regular carrot puree, you can add sweet potato and apples as well to make them more healthy and delicious. This food combo will become your baby’s next favorite and will provide them with all the beneficial nutrients that are required for their healthy immune system and strength.

Recipe:

  • Wash and peel all your fruits and vegetables.

  • Cut them into small cubes or dice sizes.

  • Steam or boil them until soft.

  • Add a bit of honey if needed.

  • Blend them with a little water or milk until smooth.

8. Mango and Peach Puree

It’s time that your little one also enjoys the delectable king of fruits. Mango puree can be made easily and is a high-in-demand meal for kids. Its sweet and luscious taste and uncountable nutritious properties are the reason you should include this in your baby’s daily meal.

Recipe:

  • Wash and peel mango and peach.

  • Cut them into small cubes.

  • Blend them with a little water or milk and honey.

  • You can also add yogurt, cinnamon, or nutmeg to taste.

  • Blend until smooth and creamy.


puree recipes for babies quick and easy
Fruits, Vegetables, and Eggs

All of the aforementioned meals can be prepared in under 15 minutes and kept for a longer period in the refrigerator or freezer. You can also include rice pudding, lentil soup, bean soup, chicken broth, or khichdi with a minimal amount of spices in your baby's meal.


These foods require a bit more time to prepare than typical purees, but you can occasionally serve them. All of these foods are excellent choices for your baby's first meal since they are high in vitamins, proteins, fiber, and iron.

Important Reminder

Before introducing solid foods to your child, make sure you've spoken with the pediatrician and gone over your options. Additionally, pay attention to your child's allergies as well as their preferences and feed them appropriately. Likewise, avoid overfeeding your infant.

Takeaway

Your baby's diet is no longer a source of stress. For your baby's first meal, we have gathered quick and healthy baby food puree recipes. All of these purees can be made with readily available supplies, and the process is also rather simple. Your infant will eat something new every day without growing tired of the same taste. You will be providing your child with all the healthy nutrients that nature has endowed us with, and your child will be in the best possible health and strength as they get ready for the next phases of life.

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