6 Fall Fruits & Veggies and Baby- & Kid-Friendly Ways to Serve Them


As the leaves begin to change and the air grows crisp, it’s the perfect time to embrace fall produce and introduce your little ones to new flavors. Whether you have a baby starting solids or a curious kiddo at the table, here are creative ways to transform seasonal fruits and veggies to make mealtime a delightful adventure.

Note: Snack suggestions are not appropriate for all age groups. Be sure that your child is ready for these snacks. Be mindful of food size and texture and cut into age-appropriate pieces to minimize choking risk as needed. Only feed your child when they are seated and supervised. More info on choking hazards here.

1. Apples

Sweet and slightly tart, with a hint of crispness. Apples are rich in vitamin C for immunity and carbohydrates (including fiber!) to keep your little one energized.

Baby-Friendly Idea:

Apple Baby Oatmeal Blend: Introduce your baby to the delightful taste of apples with this organic, dairy-free oatmeal blend. It's easy to digest and perfect for early stages of weaning.

Kid-Friendly Ideas:

Apple Slices with Peanut Butter: Slice apples into thin wedges and serve them with a side of peanut butter for dipping. It's a classic combo that kids love!

Apple Cinnamon Refrigerated Oat Bar: This is a perfect way to get apples into your kiddo's day. The delicious flavors of apples and cinnamon will satisfy their taste buds and provide essential nutrients.

2. Beets

Earthy and slightly nutty, with vibrant purple or deep red color. Beets are. Rich in folate which helps form red blood cells.

Baby-Friendly Idea:

Apple, Carrot, Beet & Ginger Baby Fruit & Veggie Blend: This blend combines the goodness of beets with other nutrient-packed veggies to support your baby's growth and development.

Kid-Friendly Ideas:

Beet Chips: Thinly slice beets, toss them with olive oil, and bake until they become crispy chips. A tasty and nutritious alternative to potato chips!

Beet and Orange Salad: Create a refreshing salad by mixing diced beets with orange segments, a drizzle of olive oil, and a sprinkle of feta cheese.

3. Carrots

Sweet and slightly earthy, with a satisfying crunch. Carrots promote healthy vision, skin, and digestion!

Baby-Friendly Idea:

Carrot, Cauliflower & Hemp Seed Meal: This tasty blend introduces your baby to the wonderful world of carrots.

Kid-Friendly Ideas:

Carrot Sticks with Hummus: Serve carrot sticks with a side of hummus for a yummy and healthy snack.

Carrot Muffins: Sneak some carrots into muffins for a sweet treat that's both delicious and nutritious.

4. Kale

Earthy and slightly bitter, with a hearty texture. Kale is packed with vitamins A, C, and K, as well as calcium to build strong bones.

Baby-Friendly Idea:

Butternut Squash, Kale & Quinoa Meal: Combines kale's goodness with other wholesome ingredients for your little one.

Kid-Friendly Ideas:

Kale Chips: Make kale chips by tearing kale leaves into bite-sized pieces, tossing them with olive oil and your favorite seasonings, and baking until crispy.

Kale Pesto Pasta: Blend kale, garlic, nuts or seeds, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil to create a vibrant and nutritious pesto sauce for pasta.

5. Pears

Sweet, juicy, and slightly floral. Pears have vitamins C and K, along with potassium, and dietary fiber that support our bodies.

Baby-Friendly Idea:

Pear with Ginger Baby Fruit & Veggie Blend: This blend introduces your baby to the delectable taste of ripe pears with a hint of zing from ginger.

Kid-Friendly Ideas:

Pear Slices with Cottage Cheese: Pair sliced pears with a dollop of cottage cheese for a creamy and satisfying snack.

Pear and Cinnamon Oatmeal: Add diced pears and a sprinkle of cinnamon to your child's morning oatmeal for extra flavor and nutrition.

6. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet and earthy, with a creamy texture. Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamin A, which supports healthy vision and our immune system.

Baby-Friendly Idea:

Advanced Nutrition Oats & Roots: This blend combines the nourishing qualities of sweet potatoes with other nutrient-rich ingredients.

Kid-Friendly Ideas:

Sweet Potato Fries: Bake sweet potato fries for a healthier alternative to regular fries.

Sweet Potato Pancakes: Make sweet potato pancakes by adding mashed sweet potatoes to your pancake batter for a delightful twist on a breakfast classic.

Remember to incorporate some of these foods into your little one's diet to ensure they're getting the best of what each season has to offer. Happy fall feasting!

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