Purees

Butternut Squash, Carrots, Mango (6m+)

When Emma started eating solid foods I actually was working full time. I went back to work after I took my maternity leave and worked up until Emma was nine months old. Both my husband and I decided that the best thing for our family was for me to stay home and raise our daughter. It’s definitely a tough job but I wouldn’t change it for anything.

During this time a good friend of mine and her mom watched Emma for me while I was at work. Generally Sundays were my meal prep days. I would make big batches of baby food and freeze them for the week. I would send three 6-8 oz bottles of breastmilk and lunch to my friends house for Emma’s meals. My go to purees for these days were chicken soup and butternut squash and broccoli soup. They were so easy to cook and make big batches out of.

Emma used to love both of these soups and luckily never got tired of them. Butternut squash is a great ingredient to use to meal prep baby food. It makes a great amount of food saving time and money. So I wanted to make something different for Emma with this fantastic vegetable. But this time I wanted to go for something more on the sweet side. I had been wanting to give her more mango too so I thought about combining the two. Then I decided to add carrots to make it a complete bright puree.

Yellow/Orange fruits and vegetables are a great source of vitamin C, A, and potassium to name a few. This puree is full of powerful antioxidants with Butternut squash, carrots and mangoes all being rich in it. These bright fruits and vegetables will help your baby maintain a healthy vision and skin, strong bones, and develop strong teeth.

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Butternut Squash, Carrots, Mango (6m+)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Angelica Arias The Peachee Pear

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butternut squash
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 mango

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop squash, carrot, and mango.

  2. Steam squash and carrots for 20-25 minutes.

  3. Add mango to cooked squash and carrots. Puree until desired consistency is reached.

  4. Divide into desired portions. Serve immediately and freeze the rest for up to 3 months. 

Recipe Notes

*Use Organic ingredients if possible.

Make this delicious Butternut Squash, Carrots, Mango Puree. This homemade baby puree is loaded with vitamin C, A and potassium to name a few. Essential for your baby's growth and development. With a delicious sweet taste your little one is sure to love it.

12 Comments

  1. My daughter would love this can’t wait to try it out

  2. I never felt like I had enough time to make homemade baby food, but kudos to all the moms that do! This looks like a super easy healthy recipe!

    1. I tried to keep them simple because sometimes I didn’t have much time either. I used to make her food in large batches and freeze them. That used to help a lot.

  3. Amy

    This sounds delicious! All of my kids were big mango fans, and mixing it with carrots and butternut squash is a great idea. YUM!

    1. Thank you Amy! Mango is delicious and one of our favorites!

  4. Meagan

    I love how easy and healthy this is! I can’t wait to make this for when my baby is old enough!

    1. Aww you will have so much making food for them!

  5. I need to try it out. Even my 18months old son would love it:)

    1. For your 18 month old reusable pouches would be great. They’re great for on the go too!

  6. Great recipe!! The best is how simple it is as well as healthy

    1. Thank you! I’m all about easy and healthy!

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