ARTICLE by Charlotte Gelstharp

Autumn Weaning Recipes

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Autumn is well and truly here. It’s officially the season of shorter days, frosty weather and lots of layers. But with the change of season’s also comes a change of menu as we look for comforting and cosy meals to see us through the winter months.  

Autumn also means an abundance of delicious and seasonal veggies that can make wonderful comforting flavours for you to try with your little ones through the weaning journey. Produce such as squash and root vegetables are now at their best, as well as apples and pears bring ready to harvest.

We spoke to our friends at Babymoov to ask them what their favourite Autumn weaning recipes and purees are that can be made using their award-winning Nutribaby+. The Babymoov Nutribaby+ will become your best friend throughout your little ones weaning journey with all of it’s brilliant features to make all that prep work a breeze. The Nutribaby+ provides 3 blending speeds and 4 appliances all in one brilliant product; bottle warmer, steriliser, steamer, blender. Plus get 20% off in our Better than Black Friday offers throughout November on the whole Babymoov range.

Autumn weaning recipes

So let’s take a look at some of our favourite Autumn themed recipes to get you inspired and feeling Autumnal.

Baby's First Beef Stew

12 months+ | Makes 4 | Cooking Time 45 Minutes


1 tsp of olive oil

3 baby onions

1 clove

140g of stewing beef diced up

2 medium carrots peeled and chopped

1 medium potato peeled and chopped

1/2 leek thoroughly washed

A sprig of parsley

A sprig of thyme


  1. Pour water in the Nutribaby+ tank.
  2. Add the beef, baby onions, clove, the thyme and parsley in the lower basket and steam for 30 minutes.
  3. Add the carrots, potato and leeks in the upper basket and steam for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Put all the ingredients in the blender, add the olive oil and cooking juice and blend (pulse for 30 seconds max at a time), then serve.


Carrot and Parsnip Pureé

6 months+ | Makes 4 | Cooking Time 15 Minutes


2 carrots, peeled and chopped

1 small parsnip, peeled and chopped

1 tbsp of unsalted butter


  1. Pour water in the Nutribaby+ tank.
  2. Put the carrots in the lower basket and place the parsnips in the upper basket.
  3. Steam for 15 minutes.
  4. Put the vegetables in the blender, add the butter and some cooking juice then blend for 30 seconds max at a time. Serve or store in the fridge.

Pumpkin Pureé

6 months+ | Cooking Time 25 Minutes

150g pumpkin, butternut squash, diced

1. Begin by washing, peeling and removing the seeds from the pumpkin before cutting it into small pieces.
2. Place the pumpkin into the steaming basket and steam for 16 minutes.
3. Once the cooking is finished, transfer the diced pumpkin to the blending unit. Add ¼ of the cooking liquid. Pulse blend on speed 3. If you feel that the texture is too thick, add 1/3 of the remaining cooking liquid. As pumpkins are already full of water, there is no need to add too much cooking liquid. Serve or store in the fridge.

Autumn Weaning Recipes

First Apple Compote

6 months+ | Cooking Time 20 Minutes

200g apples, cored and cut into small cubes


  1. Place the diced apple into the basket and steam for 15 minutes.
    2. Once the cooking is finished, transfer half the apple pieces to the blending unit and add ¼ of the cooking liquid. Pulse blend on speed 3 until as smooth as required. Serve or store in the fridge.

 Autumn Weaning Recipes

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