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Purple Power (Blueberries, Kale & Apple)

Makes 1 ¼ cups

From Natural Baby Food by Dr. Sonali Ruder

A combination of blueberries, kale, and apple, this colorful puree is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants!

Course Baby and Toddler Food
Cuisine American
Author The Foodie Physician


  • 2 medium apples, washed, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped Tuscan (lacinato) kale, washed, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup blueberries, washed


  1. Place the apples and kale in a steamer basket set over boiling water. Cover and steam 8 minutes. Add the blueberries and steam an additional 2 minutes (optional).
  2. Puree with an immersion blender or food processor until smooth, adding a small amount of the cooking liquid if needed. If desired, strain the puree through a fine-mesh sieve. Cool and serve or store.Purple power puree can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 3 days or in the freezer for 3 months. If freezing, spoon individual portions into ice cube trays or baby food containers, then cover and freeze.