18 Breakfast Ideas for Baby – endless ideas and inspiration in this collection of 18 easy, healthy, and delicious breakfast baby food purees! They’re packed with fruits, vegetables, and tons of nutrition (and taste) to keep your baby fully and happy all day. Great baby food for 6+ months – stage 2 baby food purees.

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Baby Breakfast Ideas

When I first starting feeding my girls purees for breakfast I was a bit conflicted about what to serve them.

Given that I am a recovering type A personality, I wanted to pack as many nutrients into a single serving that I could. I didn’t care what time of day it was, baby was going to get nutrients, nutrients and more nutrients. I didn’t care that kale, broccoli and green beans can be a little much for their palette at 8 in the morning.

So, I started with the healthiest, densest and most nutritious purees I could make.

And as you can image, both of my baby girls give me some questionable looks before refusing to open their little mouths for a single bite.

After a couple of mornings of this, I realized that since I didn’t even eat kale, broccoli and green beans for breakfast, why on earth would my child.

So, I switched things up and went with softer, milder and smoother tasting purees for breakfast. These purees were still packed with nutrients but were way easier for the little ones to eat in the early hours of the day.

Of course, I saved and served the kale, broccoli and green bean purees for later in the day:)

These are 18 of our favorite purees for baby’s breakfast. They are delicious, nutritious and so easy for baby to eat without complaint. And yes, there are even some with kale and spinach added in that are still sweet and perfect for breakfast (high-five!).

Reasons to Love these Breakfast purees for baby

  • great for 6+ months
  • nutrient dense
  • mild and softer tasting purees
  • stage 2 baby food
  • wholesome ingredients
  • freezer-friendly purees

More Breakfast Options

For a heartier breakfast, feel free to add in a spoonful or two of the following to any of the purees below:

  • Healthy Baby Cereal – this quinoa cereal puree is amazing and packed with protein and iron.
  • Full-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt – yogurt adds in probiotics and some extra healthy fat to satisfy baby’s tummy. You can also serve goat, almond, coconut or soy yogurt to baby, just make sure it is plain and had no added sugars.
  • Canned Coconut Milk – coconut milk is a great way to add in extra healthy fat that helps build muscles and helps with brain development.
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Creamy Mango-licious Baby Food Puree

4.88 stars (33 ratings)
This 5-minute Mango Baby Food Puree is a great way to introduce baby to the magical taste of one of the world's healthiest fruits – MANGOS!
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Apple, Raspberry with Vanilla Baby Food Puree

5 stars (8 ratings)
Filled with sweet apples, tart raspberries and aromatic vanilla bean, this puree is going to be a taste-sensation for baby (and you!).
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Blackberry + Kale + Apple Baby Food Puree

4.86 stars (7 ratings)
This Blackberry + Kale + Apple Baby Food Puree is a fast and easy puree -mighty apples are steamed with dark and enticing blackberries and nutrient rich baby kale.
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Spiced Pear Oat Baby Food Puree

5 stars (20 ratings)
Loaded with fiber, complex carbohydrates and anti-inflammatory support for a busy baby. Great Stage 2 or 3 baby food.
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Apple + Mint with Cottage Cheese Baby Food Puree

5 stars (2 ratings)
Filled with sweet apples, refreshing mint and chunky cottage cheese for a delicious meal for baby.
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5 stars (5 ratings)
Babies love bananas, and we love giving them to baby – they're sweet, nutritious, and such an easy food.
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Oats, Spinach and Avocado Baby Food Puree

4.48 stars (61 ratings)
Even Popeye would be proud of this Oats, Spinach + Avocado Baby Food Puree, with its mighty amount of calcium, iron, Vitamin A and B, protein, iron and good fat needed for your baby to grow and thrive.
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Mango + Kale Baby Food Puree with Ginger

4.89 stars (9 ratings)
This puree has it all – super sweet mango, healthy superstar kale and a pinch of tummy yummy ginger that will leave your baby happy and healthy! 
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3 Berry + Apple Baby Food Puree

5 stars (5 ratings)
This puree that is bursting with essential nutrients for growing baby – fiber, antioxidants, phytoflavinoids and countless other vitamin and minerals.
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Roasted Pear + Date Baby Food Puree

5 stars (9 ratings)
Filled with wholesome roasted pears, dates and a squeeze of orange for a little zest!
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Pear Baby Puree (Stage One)

4.97 stars (30 ratings)
This smooth and creamy homemade Pear Baby Puree is a wonderful first puree for baby – easy on the taste buds and great for their growing bodies!
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Quick Homemade Apple Baby Food Puree

4.83 stars (78 ratings)
This Apple Baby Puree recipe is a wonderful first food for baby! A delicious nutrient-dense puree that baby will go gaga over!
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Peach, Mango + Carrot Baby Food Puree

5 stars (3 ratings)
Filled with peaches, mango, carrots and mint for a taste sensation.
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Roasted Blueberry + Cinnamon Baby Food Puree

5 stars (5 ratings)
This Roasted Blueberry + Cinnamon Baby Food Puree is so good that you will not want to share it with baby!
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Roasted Banana + Apple with Cinnamon Baby Food Puree

5 stars (2 ratings)
Roasted Banana + Apple with Cinnamon Baby Food Puree is a complete culinary treat for baby – it tastes just like a warm apple pie!
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Raspberry + Cherry + Banana with Cinnamon Puree

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Oatmeal with Beets + Carrots

5 stars (11 ratings)
Yummy healthy oatmeal gets mixed with beets and carrots, spices, and raisins for a veggie packed breakfast your toddler won’t be able to resist.
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Get the recipe: Spiced Pear Oats & 17 More Breakfast Ideas for Baby

4.7 stars (15 ratings)
These spiced pear oats are a yummy way for baby to start out the day. Plus, enjoy 17 more healthy and easy breakfast ideas for your baby!



  • In a medium saucepan, combine the pear, oats, water and cloves. Heat on medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes or until the pear is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, place the dates in small bowl and cover with very warm water. Soak for 10 minutes.
  • In a blender or food processor, add in the cooked oats, pear and dates. For a stage 2 puree – puree for 1-2 minutes or until completley smooth. For a stage 3 puree – pulse in 5 second intervals until combined yet still chunky.


Age: 6+ months
Yield: 15 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 3 months.

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