Baby Puree Recipes (Packed with personality!)

Wednesday January 15th 2014

Tired of the same old mashed potato & pumpkin or apple puree recipes? We have found three delicious baby food recipes that are packed with personality and flavour!

Starting solids is such an exciting part of parenthood. Watching my sweet baby, who had tasted nothing but milk for the past 6 months, try new tastes and textures was so much fun! A tiny face peering up at me reacting to the sweetness or sourness of a fruit or the slight bitterness of a vegetable – it made me think a lot about food and preparing a wide variety of foods to (hopefully) prevent a fussy eater.

For a basic start to solids, I highly recommend Annabel Karmel’s Top 100 Baby Purees. It has recipes for 6 months up to 12 months old.

The general guide for starting solids is 4-6 months and you can find more information about there here and here.

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Today we are sharing 3 of our favourite baby food recipes that are a little different to the usual favourites:


Beetroot & Feta Puree

Recipe by: Veggie Mama

Recommended for ages 9 months +

Makes 3 Servings

Fun Fact: Beetroot is packed with antioxidants and nutrients such as beta-carotene, folate, potassium, vitamin C and iron – plenty of reasons to add it to your baby’s next meal!


Kale & Banana Puree

Recipe by: Feeding Audrey

Recommended for ages 8 months +

Makes 2 cups

Fun Fact: Leafy greens like kale are high in iron and folate. Kale is also high in vitamins A and C and high in calcium!

Quinoa, Cauliflower & Leek Puree

Recipe by: One Handed Cooks

Recommended for ages 8 months +

Makes 1 cup

Fun Fact: Quinoa is a good source of protein and full of good fats for your little growing cherub!

Please note: all recommended ages on these recipes are in accord with the Department of Health’s guide to starting solids

To make snacking easy when you’re out and about or on the go, try the innovative essential mesh feeder. Pop in apple, pear, mango, steamed veggies with no danger of bub choking or combat the heat with frozen grapes for a cool Summer treat!

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