Category Archives: Fruit Mashes

Baby food mashes based on fruit ingredients

Favorite Trick to Keeping a Variety of Babyfood on Hand

freezing baby food

I absolutely love making homemade food for my newest little guy. But I’ll admit, I rely on packaged food from time to time, especially when I’m not prepared to make it from scratch. But lately I’ve adapted a handy trick for always being prepared when meal-time comes around. I’ve found it to be completely helpful […]

Apricot & Banana Baby Food with Cinnamon

Apricot banana with cinnamon baby food

I’ve been having fun introducing new foods to my littlest this Summer. Bananas were one of the first foods I introduced to him, aside from rice cereal. This apricot and banana blend, with just a small pinch of cinnamon, was a hit. I made a medium batch using 2 ripe bananas and 2 ripe apricots […]

Peach & Raspberry Mash-up

peach and raspberry baby food

Berries and peaches are in season and what better way to introduce them fresh and in season to my son Oliver. He’s had them in a jar before, but you can’t beat fresh this time of year. I used an extra-ripe and soft peach, peeled the skin using a sharp knife and cut it into […]

Blueberry, Pear & Sweet Potato Purée

blueberry, pear, and sweet potato puree

I try my best to make most of Oliver’s food, but I’m definitely by no means a  supermom. Let’s be real, sometimes I need a little help. When I’m in a time crunch, especially in the case when we’re on the go, I grab for a pre-packaged baby food. Oliver loves Plum’s baby food pouch, […]

Strawberry & Banana Puree

strawberry and banana puree

Oliver loves this combo. I like to stir it into his cereal in the morning. It’s also great stirred into plain yogurt. This recipe is completely fresh, I skin the strawberries, to remove the outer layer of seeds, chop them up and blend them with a fresh banana in a food processor until smooth.   […]

Baby Banana Bread (no sugar, no eggs!)

baby banana bread

  I was in the baking mood when I came up with this little banana bread. I searched through my baby cookbooks and online for an eggless and sugarless banana bread, but found nothing. Many had no eggs in it, but it was the extra sugar that seemed to be in every recipe. I found […]

Banana & Cinnamon Oats

banana-bread-cereal-with-yogurt

Beets & Blueberry Mash

beets and blueberries

Blueberries and beets cooked together then pureed comes out to a gorgeous deep magenta color. Not to mention it’s packed with some of the best nutrients for your baby. I like to mix this with Oliver’s oat cereal in the morning. It has the perfect amount of sweetness.   Beets & Blueberry Mash 2 medium […]

Blueberry-Apple Puree

Blueberry apple puree

Oliver loves this combination of cooked apples and blueberries. It’s the perfect duo. For babies 6 months and up. Blueberry-Apple Puree – leftovers can be frozen. 1 cup fresh, or frozen organic blueberries, rinsed well 3 medium organic apples (I like fuji apples), cored and sliced into quarters Place fruit into a small sauce pan […]

Peach and Banana Cereal

peach and banana cereal

For babies 6 months and up. Peach & Banana Cereal – You can mix this with organic baby rice cereal or baby oatmeal cereal. 2 ripe, organic peaches, pit removed 1 ripe, organic banana Organic rice or oatmeal baby cereal Chop peaches up into cubes and place in a small sauce pan filled with enough […]