Stage 4

Frozen banana gives this pumpkin smoothie a thick and satisfying texture.

  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1/3 cup mango puree
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 whole banana, sliced and frozen

Combine yogurt, pumpkin, mange puree, maple syrup, cinnamon, banana and ice cubes. Mix in blender until smooth. Serve immediately. Add grated nutmeg on top if you would like. Also, if you do not have mango, you can replace with orange juice.

Recipe Yields: 4 Servings

Storage Time: 3 months in the freezer

This smoothie is a great source of potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C.

Stage 4 + 5

This smoothie recipe is a fun and nutritious snack.

  • 3 strawberries
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 mango
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Recipe Yields: 3 Servings

It’s best to make the exact amount that you are going to use, but you can freeze to store if needed.

Storage Time: 3 months in the freezer

Stage 1 + 2

Mangos are a good source of calcium, magnesium and potassium. Mangos provide and excellent source of vitamins A, C, E, K and folic acid.

Wash, Peel and seed the one mango. Then cut the fruit into small pieces and blend until smooth with immersion blender. Add breast milk or water to thin to the desired consistency.

As your child grows into stages three and four, mash the Mangos for a chunkier consistency, or simply dice mangos into pieces sized for little fingers to pick up easily.