Fall Foods For Baby's Taste Palate

Fall Foods For Baby's Taste Palate

October 18, 2022

Fall is in the air! As the leaves begin to change colors and the weather grows cooler, this time of year inspires new palettes of color all around…and new food palettes, too! As you care for your family this season, one thing you may notice at your local grocery store or Farmer’s Market are an array of seasonal food items. Harvests full of pumpkins, squash and apples, for example, may be more readily available to shoppers. We thought this would be the perfect time of year to suggest some Fall themed baby food recipes to try. By using some of the most common seasonal food items, you can whip up some deliciously seasonal meals for your littlest family member! Check out these recipe ideas below:

 Pumpkin Banana Puree

Pumpkin Banana Puree

This recipe offers a smooth texture and a yummy combination of flavors!
To Make, gather the following ingredients and follow the steps:

Ingredients

  • 1 Pie Pumpkin
  • 1 cup of warm formula or breastmilk
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled

Steps

  1. Cut the pumpkin in half, remove the seeds, stem and the skin
  2. Cut the remainder of the pumpkin pieces into cubes and steam them on the stove until softened
  3. Place the steamed pumpkin into a blender or food processor along with the banana and formula or breastmilk
  4. Puree until smooth
  5. Serve right up or store in an airtight container for up to three days in the fridge or in the freezer for up to six months

 Fall Foods for Baby

Apple & Carrot Oatmeal

This recipe is a little bit heartier and the texture is thicker than a traditional puree. This is best suited for babies who are accustomed to eating baby foods with a thicker consistency!

Ingredients:

  • One medium sized carrot, washed and peeled
  • One apple, washed and peeled
  • 1 cup of your preferred baby cereal
  • 1 cup formula or breastmilk
  • 1 tsp nutmeg (optional for extra flavor)
  • 1 tsp vanilla (optional for extra flavor)

Steps:

  1. Chop the apple and carrot into bite sized pieces and heat in a pan on the stove, along with the formula or breastmilk
  2. Stir in the spices if you choose
  3. Remove from heat and puree the mixture in a blender or food processor
  4. Stir in the baby cereal until you reach desired consistency
  5. Cool before serving! You can store this recipe in the fridge for up to four days

Fall Organic Baby Recipes
Butternut Squash and Pear Puree

This recipe incorporates two bold flavors and offers a smooth consistency!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pear, washed and peeled
  • 1 cup butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 cup of water

Steps:
1. Combine all ingredients and heat on the stove until softened
2. Move mixture into a food processor and blend until smooth
3. Serve and enjoy! This can be stored in the fridge for up to four days or in the freezer up to size months.

 

*Please remember that if you have any questions, it is always best to check with your child’s care provider before incorporating a new food into their diet*

We hope the recipes above inspire you to get cooking! Looking for more ideas on introducing and incorporating new foods into your baby’s diet?! Checkout these related posts for more:

The Dirty Dozen vs The Clean Fifteen: When To Buy Organic Fruits & Veg - Organicbabyfood.shop

Homemade Teething Biscuits - Organicbabyfood.shop

Organic Meal Ideas For Babies and Toddlers - Organicbabyfood.shop

Happy Cooking!



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