Peaches and Mangos. Two fruit come together to deliver a lovely tropical flavor. The softness of both peaches and mangos make them a prime candidate for any baby food recipe.
Remember, always consult with your pediatrician before introducing your baby to new foods and recipes.
Peach and Mango Baby Mash
A baby food recipe that is simple yet tasty. No cooking required, simple combine the two fruits in their fresh form for a healthy yet delicious baby meal. The success of this recipe relies on the peach and mango being perfectly ripe.
- 1 juicy, ripe peach (peeled, pitted and diced)
- 1 ripe mango (peeled, pitted and diced)
- Using a fork, mash the peach and mango pieces into each other with a fork.
- Serve as is or freeze for later use.
Poached Peach in Mango Nectar
When peaches get cooked a slightly sour flavor can emerge. To combat the souring, this baby food recipe uses the natural sweetness of Mango juice to help the cooked peach retain it’s sweetness.
- 4 peaches (peeled, pitted and cut into quarters)
- Mango Nectar
- Add the peach quarters to a small saucepan
- Add Mango Nectar until the peach is completely covered
- Bring to heat and leave to cook for 3 – 5 minutes or until soft.
- Drain the peaches and serve to your baby in a bowl. Mash with a fork if needed.
Peach and Mango Baby Puree
A quick and easy to prepare puree that packs a powerful tropical flavor. Freezable.
- 1 peach (peeled, pitted and sliced)
- 1 Mango (pitted, peeled and sliced)
- 1 – 2 tablespoons of water, breast milk or formula.
- 1 – 2 tablespoons of baby cereal
- Combine all ingredients in a blender (or puree appliance of choice) and blend until desired consistency is reached.
- Thicken or thin puree using either cereal or liquid as needed.
- Either serve to your baby as is or freeze for later.
Bonus Tip: Leave the skin of the peach on to give your baby puree little red flecks.
Peach and Mango Baby Oatmeal
The blandness of the oatmeal contrasts lovely with the sweet flavors of peach and mango. Refrigerates for up to 3 days and is freezable in small portions.
- 1/2 peach (peeled, pitted and sliced)
- 1/2 Mango (pealed and sliced)
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 1/4 Cup of water
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
- Bring saucepan to boil for 8-10 minutes or until the majority of water has been cooked out and fruit is soft and tender.
- Puree in food processor and leave to cool.
- Serve to your baby as is.
Creamy Mango Tango Baby Food
A nice cool peach and mango recipe that can be served in the warmer months.
- 1 small peach (peeled, pitted, halved)
- 1/2 mango (peeled, pitted and diced)
- 1 cup of natural yoghurt
- (Optional) Pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla to flavor
- Steam the peach halves until soft and leave to cool.
- Combine with mango in a blender (or puree appliance of choice) and blend until consistency is very smooth.
- In a bowl, mix the puree into the natural yoghurt until a single seamless mixture.
- (Optional) apply your pinch of spices, mix through if needed.
- Place in the fridge if not cool enough and serve when chilled.
Bonus Tip: If your baby prefers a bit of texture, forgo blending the peach and mango and mash with a fork instead before mixing through the yoghurt.
Peach and Mango Teething Soother Popsicle
A delicious yet practical way to help alleviate your babies teething pain. The cold temperature helps decrease inflammation and dull pain. Very easy to prepare.
Depending on the size of your popsicle mold this will make up to 8 popsicles.
- 2 fresh peaches (peeled and chopped)
- 1 ripe mango (peeled and chopped)
- 1 cup yoghurt (all natural)
- Add all ingredients to food processor (or puree appliance of choice).
- Puree until a smooth consistent texture is achieved.
- Pour the mixture into popsicle molds.
- Place into the freezer and freeze over night.
Peach and Mango Monster Baby Smoothie.
Looking to add greens into your baby’s diet but your baby keeps rejecting them? Here is a baby food recipe that uses the sweetness of peach and mango to help mask the vegetable flavor
- 2 fresh ripe peaches (peeled and chopped)
- 1 ripe mango (peeled, pitted and chopped)
- 1 handful of baby spinach leaves
- 1/2 banana (peeled)
- 1 1/2 cups of filtered water
- Add all ingredients to blender(or puree appliance of choice).
- Blend until a a smoothie like consistency./li>
- (optional)If too tart, add unsweetened apple juice to balance taste.
Peach and Mango and Sweet Potato Baby Puree.
A nutritious desert with the goodness of sweet potato. The success of this recipe relies on perfectly ripe and sweet peaches and mangos.
- 2 peaches (peeled, pitted and chopped)
- 1 ripe mango (peeled, pitted and chopped)
- 1 sweet potato (scrubbed, peeled, cut into 1/2″ inch pieces)
- (optional)Pinch of cinamon
- Steam sweet potato until sweet and tender, set aside steaming liquid.
- (optional) Steam mango and peach if not quite ripe or have been frozen. Otherwise use fresh.
- Combine sweet potato, peaches, mango and cinnamon in a blender (or puree appliance of choice)
- Use steaming liquid to thin out the mixture if required.
Bonus tip: Mix the recipe up by Sautéing the peaches and mango in a small amount of water. This will allow the fruit to caramelize in their own sugars and give the meal a completely new flavor.
Do you know any home made baby food recipes prominently featuring peach and mango? If you have a recipe or modification you would love to share, leave it below.