Fall Inspired Baby Food Recipes with a Latin Flair

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Fall brings a bountiful supply of delicious fruits and vegetables that change the face of many of our meals. You can find many people enjoying pumpkin everything and tasty soups and desserts that capture the season’s colors and tastes. So it’s only natural for the wonderful people at Target to put together a fun list of baby recipes from around the blogosphere you can make for your little one that includes delicious fall tastes with a hint of Latin flair.

Check out these easy Latin-inspired baby food recipes just in time for fall! From pumpkins to apples, the following recipes feature simple ingredients that can be found at home or at your local Target store – allowing you to mix and match between fresh and packaged ingredients. As  baby  begins to experiment with flavors, you can even add a dash of mild spices like cinnamon to introduce your baby to new flavors and give them a palate for delicious and exotic foods.


Give your little one a sabor delicioso (delicious flavor) in their food!


Sweet Potato Coconut Puree (3-6 mos) recipe inspired by Weelicious




  1. Place all the ingredients in a Baby Bullet by Magic Bullet Complete Baby Food Prep System*.
  2. Puree until smooth.
  3. Serve.

-Place in Beaba Multiportions Freezer Tray for storage.


Guava Puree (3-6mos) – recipe inspired by Yummy Tummy



  • 3 guavas



  1. Simmer guavas in a ½ cup of water until nice and soft.
  2. Blend in the blender.
  3. Put it through a strainer to get rid of the seeds.
  4. Cool and serve.

-Place in Beaba Multiportions Freezer Tray for storage.


Butternut Squash and Plantain Puree (3-6 mos) recipe inspired by Wholesome Baby Food



  • 6 oz of chicken stock



  1. Put the chopped plantain into a saucepan and pour in the chicken broth.
  2. Bring the mixture to the boil, then lower the heat.
  3. Simmer for around 10 minutes, until the plantains are fork tender (like cooked potato) and drain.
  4. Place cooked plantain with up & up® Baby Food Butternut Squash Green Beans in a Baby Bullet by Magic Bullet Complete Baby Food Prep System* and puree until smooth.
  5. Cool and serve.


-Place in Beaba Multiportions Freezer Tray for storage.



Arroz con Leche Inspired Pumpkin Puree (6-9 mos)




  1. Place all the ingredients in a Baby Bullet by Magic Bullet Complete Baby Food Prep System*.
  2. Puree until smooth.
  3. Serve.

-Place in Beaba Multiportions Freezer Tray for storage.



Pureed chicken with yucca (9-12 mos) inspired by the Tiki Tiki blog


  • 1 chicken thigh
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-medium carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/2 yucca, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken stock or broth



  1. Roast chicken thigh skin-on for about 30 minutes, until done.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. Remove the skin and discard.
  4. Remove the meat from the bone and chop into small pieces.
  5. In a small pan, cook onion in olive oil until soft.
  6. Add the chicken, carrot, celery, yucca, tomato paste and stock to the pan. Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook on low heat until the carrot is very tender, about 20 minutes.
  7. Place all the ingredients in a Baby Bullet by Magic Bullet Complete Baby Food Prep System*.
  8. Puree this mixture until very smooth.


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  • Reply Rosie

    ohhh not the same ‘ol same ‘ol these are all wonderful each one! I want to try some of these, I’d say all of them, but I’m excited! can’t pick one fav!

    September 27, 2015 at 2:44 pm
  • Reply katie m

    Thanks for the recipes, can’t wait to try them out.

    January 7, 2015 at 12:39 pm
  • Reply Christina Strapp

    These recipes sound great. I will have to try some of them for my daughter!

    December 27, 2014 at 11:30 pm
  • Reply Sara L.

    Thank you for the recipes! We plan on making our own food once our little one is old enough.

    December 23, 2014 at 10:36 pm
  • Reply Jutta P.

    I didn’t think of using Coconut Milk in baby food. Sounds yummy!

    December 20, 2014 at 1:11 pm
  • Reply Michelle

    I am SO excited I just stumbled upon your site through another! This is fantastic! Thank you for all of your research and information. I have just begun looking around your site and am looking forward to visiting it often.

    December 20, 2014 at 9:44 am
  • Reply Jane Metcalfe

    This is a wonderful article! Variety is the spice of life. ^_^

    December 18, 2014 at 8:56 pm
  • Reply Bertha Wilson

    I will let my family that has babies read this blog. They like making organic baby food for the little ones. Thanks for all the recipes.

    December 17, 2014 at 4:36 pm
  • Reply kristy e

    will have to try the pumpkin recipe! Ive been wondering if my daughter would like it.

    December 12, 2014 at 9:42 am
  • Reply Rachel

    Wow, these are ideas I definitely wouldn’t have thought of! Thanks for sharing all these recipes!

    December 9, 2014 at 7:04 pm
  • Reply Jessica Haynes

    These are such great ideas! We are considering making our own baby food, too, so this will be a nice reference for us in the future.

    December 8, 2014 at 3:26 pm
  • Reply Gladys Aguilar

    Cant wait to try these out with baby #2 when he gets there. It all sounds healthy and i love that they use foods that aren’t normally considered “baby food”

    December 8, 2014 at 10:52 am
  • Reply stephanie murphy

    Thanks for sharing some creative fall recipes! My daughter was getting tired of the same old same old recipes and this is a new twist! The Arroz con Leche Inspired Pumpkin Puree sounds delish!

    December 2, 2014 at 2:26 pm
  • Reply Brittany S C

    Love the Guava Puree idea. 🙂

    November 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm
  • Reply AwayGirl100

    wow! love these recipies! When my kids were little I always made home made baby food. That way i knew exactly what they were getting! Will be sharing these with my oldest for my grandbaby! ty for sharing!

    November 5, 2014 at 12:04 pm
  • Reply Sarah Matos

    These sound interesting. Always looking for new go to foods.

    November 5, 2014 at 11:17 am
  • Reply Michael Lambert

    These recipes sound interesting but maybe good. Will have to show these to my wife to see if she wants to try them for our daughter.

    November 3, 2014 at 8:53 pm
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    These sound like some great ideas for baby. Thank you so much for sharing

    November 3, 2014 at 4:12 pm
  • Reply sheila ressel

    What a great way to get your children interested in different flavors and it’s so easy to do. Thanks for the recipes.

    November 3, 2014 at 1:56 pm
  • Reply Michele Ash

    WOW! Thanks for the terrific review of Fall Inspired Baby Food Recipes with a Latin Flair! These recipes sound very good! All natural and extremely good for the baby! I don’t know, however, what is a plantain? I’ve never heard that word before. Thanks so much for the great information and recipes on making these dishes for baby! I truly appreciate it! Thanks again, Michele 🙂

    November 3, 2014 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply Richard Hicks

    Thanks for these twists on baby food.

    November 3, 2014 at 10:13 am
  • Reply randy fulgham

    these sound interesting, but glad i am not a baby…..

    November 3, 2014 at 8:54 am
  • Reply Wanda Tracey

    Thank you for these really good recipes to make for baby.We just had a new addition to the family in August.I will be putting these into my favorites file for references.We love fresh and healthy recipes for baby.

    November 2, 2014 at 11:16 pm
  • Reply Wanda Tracey

    These are great recipes to have and I will be putting them into my favorites file because we just had a new addition into the family and enjoy healthy eating .

    November 2, 2014 at 11:12 pm
  • Reply Lauryn R

    All of these baby food recipes sound so good! I am excited to try them all for my baby girl, thank you so much for the share!

    November 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm
  • Reply Dorothy Boucher

    wow very nice, this sounds so good I actually want to make some for me , except no puree :0 hehe, thanks for sharing with us

    November 2, 2014 at 9:41 pm
  • Reply Jo-Ann Brightman

    These recipes sound great and I might try some as smoothies too.

    November 2, 2014 at 8:42 pm
  • Reply David Fultner

    I sure it is creamy goodness.

    November 2, 2014 at 7:39 pm
  • Reply Sandra Watts

    Great recipes. They all sound yummy good!

    November 2, 2014 at 5:23 pm
  • Reply Cynthia

    Great advice

    November 2, 2014 at 3:30 pm
  • Reply Sarah L

    Interesting recipes. Too bad no baby in the house.

    November 1, 2014 at 8:39 pm
  • Reply Deborah D

    These recipes sound great!

    November 1, 2014 at 7:46 am
  • Reply Caitlyn

    these are really great ideas! friend plantains are also great too!

    October 31, 2014 at 2:59 pm
  • Reply Shannon

    Thank you for sharing these with us.

    October 31, 2014 at 11:20 am
  • Reply Julie Wood

    These are awesome Baby food recipes. I like the Sweet Potato coconut puree and would love to make this recipe. I like the different ideas to try for baby!

    October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am
  • Reply Jennifer Hiles

    Besides pumpkin muffins, I really haven’t made too much with them. I’d love to try making the Arroz con Leche Inspired Pumpkin Puree . The Butternut Squash and Plantain Puree sounds really good too. I need to get a magic bullet!

    October 31, 2014 at 9:40 am
  • Reply Maria Iemma

    I am Cuban and I love guava. I always exposed my kids to my favorite foods like platains and yucca.

    October 31, 2014 at 5:56 am
  • Reply Janna Law

    Arroz con leche yum! I definitely plan on making home made baby food, thanks for posting.

    October 31, 2014 at 12:34 am
  • Reply Renee Smith

    I’ve never bought a guava or yucca-I’m not sure is know what they were. :/

    October 31, 2014 at 12:06 am
  • Reply Kelly F

    I love finding new recipes!! My son is just now getting into eating solids, so I would love to try some of these out. Especially the sweet potato coconut! My son loves sweet potatoes! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    October 30, 2014 at 6:37 pm
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