Baby Smoothie with Banana and Blackberry

Blackberries are a good source of fibre and vitamins C and E which protect your baby from bugs by boosting their immune system. Banana is a great energy provider too. A great recipe for the start of weaning or try stirring into natural Greek yoghurt as a dessert for older babies.

Baby Smoothie with Banana and Blackberry

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 4
Calories 33 kcal


  • 50 g blackberries
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 1 large banana chopped into small chunks


  • Start by opening the vanilla pod by scoring down it’s length and scrape out the seeds.
  • Add the seeds and pod to a saucepan along with the blackberries and a tablespoon of water and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes or until the blackberries are soft.
  • Allow to cool in the pan.
  • When completely cool remove the vanilla pod.
  • Add the banana and blend together with the blackberries to make a smoothie.


Nutrition per Serving: 33 Kcal, 6.6g sugar
Age suitability: 6 months+
Keyword baby smoothie

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I’m Sarah, a Registered Dietitian, Children’s Nutritionist and mummy from East Sussex. My blog is to guide & inspire you with information about weaning, nutrition, food and toddler feeding. Learn more about me here.

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