Ayurvedic baby food recipes (+ free shopping list)


March 11, 2017 2 Comments

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. 

SUGGESTED BABY FOOD RECIPES:

The Vata Baby:

Shopping List:

  • Fruit: avocados, bananas, blueberries
  • Veggies: carrots, green beans, sweet peas, sweet potatoes
  • Grains: brown rice, oatmeal
  • BABY FOOD RECIPES FOR VATA BABIES
    • 1 banana + 1 cup blueberries + 1/2 avocado
    • 3 bananas + 2/3 cup blueberries + 1/2 cup green beans
    • 3 bananas + 2 cups cooked brown rice + 2 tsps cinnamon
    • 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
      • BABY FOOD RECIPES FOR PITTA BABIES
        • 1 apple + 1 banana + 1 whole butternut squash
        • 2 apples + 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
        • 4 apples + 1/2 cup kale (fresh or frozen)
        • 1 apple + 1 sweet potato (peeled & steamed) + 3/4 cup water
        • 1 banana + 1/2 cup oatmeal cooked
        • 1 banana + 1/2 cup blueberries + 1/2 avocado + (optional) 1/2 cup oatmeal cooked
        • 2 cup sweet peas + 1 cup green beans + 1/2 avocado
        • 1 whole sweet potato + 2 cups oatmeal (cooked)

      Shopping List:

      • Fruit: apples, pears
      • Veggies: cauliflower, kale, sweet potatoes
      • Grains: brown rice, oatmeal
      • BABY FOOD RECIPES FOR KAPHA BABIES
        • 4 apples + 1/2 cup kale (fresh or frozen)
        • 1 apple + 1 sweet potato (peeled & steamed) + 3/4 cup water
        • 1 apple + 1 pear + pinch of cinnamon + (optional) 1.5 cups oatmeal
        • 1/2 apple + 1 cup brown rice (cooked)
        • 2 pears + 1 cup oatmeal (cooked)
        • 1/2 lb cauliflower + 1 apple
        • 1/2 lb cauliflower + 1 pear
        • 1 sweet potato + 1 cup kale
        • 1 whole sweet potato + 2 cups brown rice (cooked)

      FULL LIST OF BABY FOODS BY DOSHA:

      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

       

       



      2 Responses

      Pooters Diapers
      Pooters Diapers

      February 21, 2019

      @Cornelia – thanks for the note. I’ve update the blog post to include more details on the recipes. Hope that helps!

      Cornelia
      Cornelia

      February 17, 2019

      There is no method to the recipes, just ingredients, what exactly do you do with the rice or sweet potatoes or oats in relation to the fruit?

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