18 Amazing Stage 2 Baby Food Recipes that will rock your baby’s taste buds! These colorful homemade combination purees are full of flavor, nutrients and are a fun way for baby to experience the wonderful world of food, one which they will never forget. It’s going to be a foodie trip of a lifetime, so pack baby’s spoon and away we go! Great 6+ month baby food, or stage 2 baby food.

18 Stage 2 Baby Food Purees

Now that your baby has made their way through some or all of these delicious stage one purees, they can now move on to the more exciting world of combination purees (or stage two purees)!

This is the stage where you really get to have some fun!

Stage 2 Baby Food Recipes for #thewin

Because starting now almost all foods are on the table! They might end up on the floor, but we can at least start them on the table;). 

With the exception of honey, processed foods and sugar, baby can now eat any whole foods and spices that is out there. Don’t let confusing charts like these scare you, as long as the ingredient list of a food is only at 1-ingredient, then it is good for baby to eat.

Curry, kale, mangos, raspberries, beef, vanilla beans, asparagus, tandoori and even salmon are for the taking (or eating in this case).

I mean it when I say, no real foods are off the table for baby.

So it’s time to tempt baby’s taste buds and start developing their palettes to love foods that are fresh, colorful and full of good-for-you nutrients.

PRO TIP: the more real food you feed your baby the more they will grow up loving it as a toddler, kid and even adult.

So let’s make baby some delicious food they will never forget!

All purees below are perfectly safe to introduce to baby after stage one purees or roughly between 6-8 months of age depending on your baby. 

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Apples, Butternut Squash and Carrots with Curry Baby Food Puree

4.65 stars (14 ratings)
This Apple, Butternut Squash, and Carrot Baby Food Puree is seasoned with curry to tempt baby’s tastebuds!
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Apple, Raspberry with Vanilla Baby Food Puree

5 stars (2 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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Mango + Kale Baby Food Puree with Ginger

4.8 stars (5 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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Pumpkin Chicken Baby Food Puree

5 stars (1 rating)
Made with pumpkin, chicken, parsnips and ginger for a fun and nutritious take on the tastes of the season.
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Broccoli + Asparagus Baby Food Puree with Tarragon

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This Broccoli + Asparagus Puree is filled with 3 different green vegetables and rounded out with a touch of pear sweetness and refreshing tarragon.
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Thai Chicken Baby Food Puree with Mango

4.59 stars (12 ratings)
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Banana, Cherry + Beet Baby Food Puree

5 stars (4 ratings)
This intensely colored Banana, Cherry and Beet Baby Food Puree is full of fiber, potassium, antioxidants and a vast amount of other essential vitamins and minerals for baby.
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Cauliflower, Apple + Tandoori Baby Food Puree

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This Cauliflower, Apple + Tandoori Baby Food Puree finds the perfect balance of sweet, tangy with a slight kick from the tandoori. Great way to introduce baby to the bold and exotic flavor profile of tandoori.
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Roasted Root Veggies + Thyme Baby Food

5 stars (2 ratings)
This golden yellow puree is filled with roasted carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnips, and beets and sprinkled with a little olive oil and thyme for a delicious and healthy baby puree meal!
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5-Minute Banana, Blueberry + Avocado Baby Food Puree

4.79 stars (14 ratings)
Packed with nutrients that help in bone, heart and brain development, this puree provides a big dose of nutrients to baby in a super tasty way!
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Fennel, Peach + Pea Baby Food Puree

5 stars (2 ratings)
This Fennel, Peach + Pea Baby Food Puree is a sweet green puree with a fun licorice twist from the fennel.
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Purple Carrots, Blueberries with Nutmeg Baby Food Puree

5 stars (1 rating)
Filled with wholesome purple carrots, superfood blueberries and a pinch of earthly nutmeg, this puree will delight baby’s tastebuds.
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Blueberry Chickpea with Rosemary Baby Food Puree

5 stars (22 ratings)
This puree is packed with antioxidants, fiber, Vitamin A and C from the blueberries and protein, zinc, manganese, folate and iron from the chickpeas. All of that goodness packed into a super simple and delicious puree!
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Spiced Pear Oat Baby Food Puree

5 stars (6 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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Sweet Potato, Mango with Ginger Baby Food Puree

5 stars (2 ratings)
I have found that when ginger is paired with sweet potato and mango, it calms down a little and is perfect for baby's delicate taste buds!
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Roasted Strawberry + Salmon Baby Food Puree

4.5 stars (2 ratings)
This Roasted Strawberry + Salmon Baby Food Puree is loaded with healthy omega-3's, antioxidants, vitamin A and potassium, and is perfect for both babies and toddlers!
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Blueberry, Mango + Avocado Baby Food Puree

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This Blueberries, Mango + Avocado Baby Food Puree is a nutrient dense and delicious meal for baby that takes less than 5 minutes to make!
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3 Berry + Apple Baby Food Puree

5 stars (1 rating)
This puree that is bursting with essential nutrients for growing baby – fiber, antioxidants, phytoflavinoids and countless other vitamin and minerals.
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Carrot, Corn & Pumpkin Baby Food Puree

5 stars (4 ratings)
This comforting fall flavored Carrot, Corn & Pumpkin will surly be a winner with baby’s expanding tastebuds. And since it is filled with nutrients that help boost baby’s eye, nerve, bone and brain development, it will be a winner with mom as well.
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Get the recipe: Blueberry Chickpea Puree & 17 More Stage 2 Baby Purees

4.5 stars (18 ratings)
Here are 18 amazing stage two puree recipes for baby! This recipe for an easy no-cook blueberry chickpea puree is made with protein-rich beans and is perfect for baby 6 months and up.


  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup chickpeas, strained and rinsed
  • pinch fresh rosemary, coursely chopped


  • In a blender or food processor, add in the blueberries, chickpeas and rosemary.
  • For a smooth stage 2 puree, puree on high for 1-2 minutes or until completely smooth, adding in 1 tbsp of water at a time to achieve this consistency.
  • For a chunky stage 3 puree, pulse for 10 seconds at a time, scraping down sides every 30 seconds and stopping when you have desired consistency, adding in 1 tbsp of water at a time to achieve this consistency.


Age: 6+ months
Yield: 12 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 1 month. 

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