Updated: Oct 11th 2023
These pumpkin baby food recipes make good use of all that spare pumpkin from Halloween – but pumpkin is a nutritious food for baby at any time of the year!
The orange colour of pumpkin tells us that it is rich in beta-carotene, an important anti-oxidant that the body converts to vitamin A.
When selecting a pumpkin to prepare for your baby, make sure that it is hard and heavy for its size – this indicates that it is of good quality.
Avoid a soft pumpkin, or one that seems quite light for it’s size.
We prefer to use the smaller sugar pumpkins to prefer our baby food recipes – they generally have a much better flavour than the huge pumpkins that are typically carved out for Halloween (the small ones make really cute Jack O Lanterns, too!).
Have fun making these pumpkin baby food recipes – and if you have any recipes you’d like to share, please contact us – we’d love to hear from you!