Avocado toast is one of the most popular items on brunch menus these days, but adults looking for a healthy and trendy bite for breakfast aren’t the only ones who can enjoy the benefits of avocado. The smooth and creamy texture of an avocado makes it ideal for turning into a puree that your baby can easily eat, and its mild flavor makes it ideal for mixing with a variety of additional ingredients, from zucchini, peas, and bananas, to carrots, squash, and even lentils.
The more healthy and interesting ingredients you can sneak into an avocado puree, the more nutrients your baby will ingest to become strong, and the more excited their taste buds will become. Go above and beyond with your baby food and use our guide to 11 avocado recipes for babies to make boring puree a thing of the past.
Not only are avocados high in healthy fats, they have the ideal texture and flavor for babies getting their first taste of solid food.
5 minutes 90 calories Easy
Avocado Baby Custard
The smooth, creamy texture of this custard is perfect for babies who are spoon-fed. Once they’re ready to progress in texture, just mash everything up with a fork and serve.
5 minutes 133 calories Easy
Even as a finger food, this simple and nutritious snack is perfect for babies as young as six months old. The crumb texture provides a good grip for even the tiniest of fingers.
35 minutes 290 calories Easy
Avocado and Mint Puree
Your baby’s tastebuds are sure to tingle from the fresh mint in this puree, which is perfect as a spoon-fed snack or a dip with toasted pita or breadsticks.
10 minutes 95 calories Easy
Avocado Chicken Puree
The healthy fats from the avocado itself make this a superfood snack, but the added chicken breast adds plenty of protein to make this a full meal.
10 minutes 100 calories Easy
Baby Spinach and Avocado Green Pancakes
For babies who are ready to tackle finger foods, these green pancakes are sure to be a hit. Loaded with healthy fats, iron, protein, and antioxidants, the whole family will love these crispy cakes.
15 minutes 270 calories Easy
Blueberry Avocado Oats
If you’re thinking of adding oatmeal to the breakfast routine for your baby, this is the way to do it. This oatmeal is easy to prepare and is packed with fiber, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates to keep them full and happy.
20 minutes 110 calories Easy
Turmeric, Avocado & Lentil Puree
Creamy and nutritious, this gently spiced puree is enjoyable on its own, or a great base to add in additional vegetables such as carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, or any others that you have on hand.
1h 15m 150 calories Easy
Broccoli, Avocado & Basil Puree
Turn up the herbaceous flavor in your avocado puree with a few leaves of fresh basil for a baby food that your kid will actually look forward to eating.
10 minutes 35 calories Easy
Chicken, Corn, and Avocado Mash
Chopped up pieces of cooked chicken provide some nice texture to this smooth puree which is gluten-free and naturally sweetened with the addition of sweet corn.
15 minutes 200 calories Easy
Zucchini, Peas, and Avocado Puree
The combination of zucchini, peas, and avocado make this a nutrient-dense baby food that just so happens to look and taste great too. Plus, the vitamins and minerals from each ingredient are essential to a baby’s development.
15 minutes 120 calories Easy