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Ayurvedic baby food recipes (+ free shopping list)

March 11, 2017

By knowing your baby's Ayurvedic constitution, you can choose foods that will help to keep your baby happy, healthy and sleep better.

Below is a list of recommended baby food recipes by dosha type. If you don't know your baby's dosha type, click here to determine your baby's dosha type first. 

Please note that these are just suggestions.  If you want to make your own food combos, check out the full list below of what foods are best by dosha type so you can mix and match and make your own baby food recipes. 


The Vata Baby:

Shopping List:

  • Fruit: 3 avocados, 7 bananas, 8 oz blueberries
  • Veggies: carrots, green beans, sweet peas, sweet potatoes
  • Grains: brown rice, oatmeal
    • 1 banana + 1 cup blueberries + 1/2 avocado (makes 8 oz)
    • 3 bananas + 2/3 cup blueberries + 1/2 cup green beans (makes 16 oz)
    • 3 bananas + 2 cups cooked brown rice + 2 tsps cinnamon (makes 24 oz)
    • 1/2 banana roasted + 1/2 cup blueberries roasted + 1/2 cup oatmeal
    • 1/3 cup carrots + 1 cup sweet potatoes + 1/4 cup brown rice + water
    • 1 cup sweet peas + 1 cup green beans + 2 avocados
    • 1 cup sweet peas + 1 cup sweet potatoes

      The Pitta Baby:

      Shopping List:

      • Fruit: apples, avocados, bananas, blueberries, butternut squash
      • Veggies: green beans, kale, sweet peas, sweet potatoes
      • Grains: oatmeal
        • apples + bananas + butternut squash
        • apples + blueberries
        • apples + kale
        • apples + butternut squash
        • apples + sweet potatoes
        • bananas + oatmeal
        • bananas + blueberries + avocados
        • bananas + blueberries + green beans
        • bananas + blueberries + oatmeal
        • sweet peas + green beans + avocado
        • sweet peas + sweet potatoes + butternut squash
        • sweet potatoes + oatmeal

      The Kapha Baby:

      Shopping List:

      • Fruit: apples, pears
      • Veggies: cauliflower, kale, sweet potatoes
      • Grains: brown rice, oatmeal
        • apples + kale
        • apples + sweet potatoes
        • apples + pears + cinnamon + oatmeal (optional)
        • apples + brown rice
        • pear + oatmeal + breast milk (optional)
        • cauliflower + apples
        • cauliflower + pears
        • sweet potatoes + kale
        • sweet potatoes + brown rice


      Vata Pitta Kapha
      apples x x
      apricot x x
      asparagus x x
      avocado x x
      bananas x x
      basmati rice x x
      beets x x
      black beans x x
      blueberry (blueberries) x x
      broccoli x x
      brown rice x x
      butternut squash x x
      carrot x x
      cherries x x
      chicken x x
      cinnamon x x
      corn x
      cranberry x x
      cumin x x
      curry x x
      grapes x x
      green beans x x x
      kale x x
      kiwi x
      mango x
      millet x
      oatmeal x x
      orange x x
      papaya x
      peaches x
      pears x x
      peas x x
      pineapple x
      plums x
      pomegranate x x
      prunes x x
      pumpkin x
      quinoa x x x
      raspberry (raspberries) x x
      rice x x
      strawberry (strawberries) x x x
      sweet potato x x x
      wheat x x
      zucchini x x



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