How to Make Peach Baby Food

Peaches contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which rid your body of cancer causing free radicals. It’s recommended to get certified organic peaches because they belong to the 2016 EWG’s Dirty Dozen. To speed up the ripening process of peaches, place them in a paper bag, seal it either by folding the top down or by using a clip. Once they are ripe, make peach puree immediately or put them in the refrigerator and use within 3 days. 

How to Select Ripe Peaches

  • Fuzzy skin
  • White peaches should have a vibrant gold color
  • Yellow peaches should have a deep yellow color
  • No green tones
  • The skin should not be wrinkly
  • Slightly gives when gently squeezed
  • Not mushy
  • No bruises, nicks, blemishes or holes
  • Should have a sweet aroma


Health Benefits for Peaches


  • High in vitamin A and C
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Low in saturated fat and calories
  • Aids in relieving an upset tummy
  • Relieves or prevents constipation
  • Fights off the risk of diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease
  • Protects against anemia
  • Acts as a liver, kidney and bladder detox
  • Improves red blood cell formation
  • Can help prevent breast, colon, lung and oral cancers
  • Improves skin and helps reduce hair loss


Vitamins and Minerals in Peaches

  • Vitamins: A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), C, E, folic acid and K
  • Minerals: Calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc


Peach Puree Recipes Baby Will Love

Baked Peach Puree

Steamed Peach Puree


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