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Immune Boost Puree for Baby + Toddler

Filled with carrots, apples, fresh orange juice, ginger and turmeric, this puree will help keep your kiddo from getting sick all season long. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 25 ounces
Author: Michele Olivier

Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrots peeled and roughly chopped
  • 4 apples cored and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1/2-1 inch fresh ginger peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, bring 2 inches of water to a boil over medium high heat. Place a steamer basket into the pot. Add in the carrots and then the apples, in that order, to the steamer basket. Steam for 12-15 minutes or until carrots are tender and can be pricked with a fork. Let cool slightly.
  • Transfer the carrots and apples to a blender or food processor. Squeeze the juice of the 1/2 of the orange into the blender and add in the ginger and the turmeric. Puree for 60-90 seconds or until completely smooth. Serve as a meal for baby or spoon into reusable pouches for your older kiddos.

Notes

Age: From 6-7 months and up
Yield: 25 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months (this and this are my favorite freezer storage containers).
Favorite Kitchen Tools: Get a list of my favorite kitchen tools to make the best baby food here!