Strawberry Banana Pineapple for Babies

While most parents equate baby food with a pantry full of miniature jars, there is a better (and healthier) way! From their new book, BABY LOVE: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler, Norah O’Donnell and Chef Geoff Tracy’s recipe below provides a fresh, cost-effective and easy meal for baby! Click here to purchase your copy of BABY LOVE.

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This recipe is for babies that are 10 months or older.

Makes 38 oz


  • 1 1/2 lbs strawberries
  • 3 bananas
  • 1/4 pineapple
  • 8 oz water


Remove stems of strawberries and then wash the berries. Cut each banana into 4 to 5 pieces.

Cut the pineapple into pieces approximately the size of the strawberries.

Put everything into a 4-quart pot. Turn the burner on high and cover with a lid. Cook for approximately 6 minutes, stirring once. Pour everything from the pot into a strainer with a bowl underneath to save the juice. Pour the cooked fruit into the blender. Puree until smooth using 2 to 4 oz of the reserved juice if necessary to adjust consistency. Pour into two ice cube trays and allow to cool. Wrap and freeze.