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Easy  Prune Puree

This easy Prune Puree is a yummy baby food that also boasts fiber and iron. Try it as a single ingredient baby food, stirred into oatmeal, or to help relieve baby constipation.

To make this baby food, you just need a bag of basic pitted prunes. You can use regular or organic, depending on what you prefer and can find at your store.


Add the prunes to a bowl and cover with water. Soak for 30 minutes. (You could use prunes with pits, just remove the pits before you start the process!)

Step 1.

Add prunes to a blender using a slotted spoon. Blend, adding 1/3-½ cup water to make a smooth puree—or as much as desired to reach the desired consistency.

Step 2.

Adding more water will make a smoother puree, less a thicker one. Use the stick that came with your blender, or stop and start as needed to help the mixture move around in the blender.

Step 3.

Serve or store.  – Serve alone or stir into baby oatmeal. – Add to a simple smoothie to help with constipation. – Spread onto a finger-size stick of toast to serve Baby Led Weaning style.

Step 4.

In the fridge: Add to airtight containers and refrigerate for 3-5 days. To freeze: Add to an ice cube tray and freeze. Transfer frozen cubes to a freezer bag. Freeze for up to 6 months.


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This baby food has fiber, iron, and a pleasantly sweet flavor that’s great on it’s own or mixed into a simple baby food combination.