Carrot Puree with Thyme

by | Updated: October 12th, 2018 | Read time: 1 minute

Introducing your baby to new foods can be an exciting but slightly overwhelming process. If you start with purees, you can easily and safely expose her to a multitude of different fruits and vegetables. Bonus? You’ll see smiles and maybe even giggles when you start imitating train sounds and zig-zagging the spoon. This baby food recipe introduces your little one to sweet, delicious carrot puree and herbs. She’s sure to love it, so it’s time to start practicing your choo-choo sounds!

Carrot Puree Baby Food in Ice Cube Tray and Glass Jar |

Makes 14 Tbsp.


4 medium carrots, peeled and cut in half
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Pinch pink salt
Pinch black pepper
Pinch dried thyme

For serving

Baby feeding spoons
Baby suction bowls


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Toss carrots with olive oil and spices. Make sure to coat evenly.
  3. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.
  4. To puree, once carrots have cooled, place in food processor or blender. Blend until smooth, adding about 4-5 Tbsp. water as necessary to reach desired consistency.
  5. To freeze in ice cube tray, place 1 Tbsp. puree in tray, cover and freeze.
  6. To serve frozen puree, place in bowl and mix with 1-2 Tbsp. breastmilk or formula before giving to baby.

Note: Alternatively, instead of pureeing, carrots can be cut into small chunks or thin sticks for toddlers and babies following baby-led weaning respectively.

Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at