From Our Kitchen to Yours: How to Make Our Blends at Home

By Cassandra Food + RecipesHealth

DIY Baby Food Recipes

We pride ourselves on creating blends as fresh as it gets for when you don’t have time to shop, chop, measure & mix. If and when you do have the time to make your own, however, we want to make sure you have all the recipes you need to whip up your favorite blends at home!

From sweet strawberry to leafy kale, earthy beets and golden mango, we’re featuring our little farmer favorites below!

Green Kale & Apples

Mix up this medley to have your little ones gobbling greens in no time! Leafy kale is the perfect way to plant a love for veggies early on while hemp seeds bring the good kind of fat to the table with amino acids and fatty acids for growing bodies. *This blend is best for babies 7 months and older.

  • 1/2 cup kale
  • 1/4 banana
  • 1/3 apple
  • 1/8 tsp. hemp seed

Mama Bear Blueberry

Lightly steam the sweet potato and toss these ingredients in the blender for a combo your little cubs will love! Coconut oil promotes brain development and vitamin absorption from blueberries, sweet potato and apple. *This blend is perfect for little ones 7 months and older.

  • 12 blueberries
  • 1/4 sweet potato
  • 1/4 apple
  • 1/4 tsp. coconut oil

Wild Rumpus Avocado

Chop up the mint and toss these tasty ingredients together for the avocado lover in your life! Pineapple adds vitamin C and mint helps with palate development while fan favorite, avocado, is rich in monounsaturated fats for brain development. *This blend is good for tots 7 months and older.

  • 1/16 avocado
  • 1/8 pineapple
  • 1/5 banana
  • 2 mint leaves

OhMyMega Veggie!

Peel and chop the ginger and lightly steam the beet before blending this mouthwatering mixture for your veggie loving mini me! Flax seed brings Omega 3s to the mix to support brain health while carrot provides vitamin A for bright eyes and ginger works as a palate developer. *This veggie blend is best for babies 7 months and older.

  • 1/3 carrot
  • 1/8 beet
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1/8 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. flax seed

Sun-Shiny Strawberry Patch

Lightly steam the squash and be sure to pit the date before adding these goodies to the blender for your babe! Shredded coconut and chewy chia help promote oral and motor development while yummy butternut squash and sweet strawberry pack a punch of vitamin C. *This blend is chewy so it’s good for tots 9 months and older.

  • 2 strawberries
  • 1/8 butternut squash
  • 1 tbsp. shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 date
  • 1/4 tsp. chia seed
  • 1/8 tsp. vanilla
  • pinch sea salt

Gold-y Mango & the 3 Coconuts

Blend up this nutrient-dense mango meal just right for the little Goldilocks in your life! Tasty turmeric is great for strengthening the immune system while shredded coconut helps with oral and motor development. *This blend is chewy so it’s good for little ones 9 months and older.

  • 1/4 mango
  • 1/8 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. shredded coconut
  • 1/8 tsp. turmeric

6 responses to "From Our Kitchen to Yours: How to Make Our Blends at Home"

  1. Michellé Riley says:

    Thank you! I’ve been dying to recreate your blends. My daughters love them and I follow on Instagram for flavor inspriration.

    1. Once Upon a Farm says:

      Let us know how it goes! We’re so glad your daughter enjoys them!

  2. Catia says:

    I absolutely LOVE your products!! And they taste great, good to have when travelling or when I didn’t have a chance to prepare my own foods. Thanks for sharing the recipes!

    1. Once Upon a Farm says:

      We’re so happy to hear that, thank you for sharing!

  3. Holly says:

    LOVE your company, recipes and philosophies and community- all of it.

    1. Once Upon a Farm says:

      Thank you!

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