Feeding Baby | Fruit Purées

Now that you have the basics of making baby food purées down, it is time to get creative! Start combining different tastes. Add herbs and spices. Look for combinations that sound tasty to you, and chances are, your baby will feel the same. Here are some ideas to get you started with some of our favorite fruits.

Feeding Baby Apples - lots of unique homemade baby food recipes and ideas


  • apples with cinnamon
  • apples with butternut squash & sage
  • apples with prunes, oats & cinnamon
  • apples with blueberries & vanilla
  • apples with spinach, broccoli & peas
  • apples with raspberries & vanilla

Feeding Baby Bananas - lots of unique homemade baby food recipes and ideas


  • bananas with peaches & mango
  • bananas with papaya
  • bananas with coconut milk & chia seeds
  • bananas with avocado
  • bananas with cantaloupe and strawberries
  • bananas with nectarines & blueberries

Feeding Baby Berries - lots of unique homemade baby food recipes and ideas


  • raspberries with peaches
  • raspberries with bananas & oats
  • raspberries with pears & yogurt
  • blueberries with carrots
  • blueberries with bananas
  • blueberries with pears & beets
  • blueberries with spinach & apricots

Feeding Baby Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Pluots, Apricots, Cherries - lots of unique homemade baby food recipes and ideas

STONE FRUIT (peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, pluots, cherries)

  • peaches with nectarines
  • peaches with pears
  • peaches with quinoa & basil
  • peaches with mango
  • plums with pluots & cardamom
  • plums with apples & cinnamon
  • apricots with yogurt
  • apricots with coconut milk & rice
  • cherries with blueberries
  • cherries with ricotta cheese & vanilla

Feeding Baby Pears - lots of unique homemade baby food recipes and ideas


  • asian pears with vanilla
  • asian pears with kale
  • pears with apricots
  • pears with prunes & oats
  • pears with blueberries & beets
  • pears with papaya & mango
  • pears with plums, cinnamon & vanilla
  • pears with parsnips

MELON (not pictured, but still one of our favorites!)

  • cantaloupe with cucumber
  • honeydew melon with peaches
  • watermelon with mint & feta
  • cantaloupe with mango

*There are tons of fruits that I didn’t feature here. This is just what I came home with from a farmer’s market run, and these are some of the most common fruits in our house.

*There are no exact amounts listed, because everything is to taste. Yes, you should actually be tasting your baby’s food.

* Mix & Match! These are just ideas to get you started, but the fun is finding combinations that you and your baby enjoy.

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