Weaning recipes for your baby

Weaning recipes for your baby

Finding recipes that are easy to make and provide all the goodness and nutrition for your baby is difficult, we have a selection to get your started.

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Here are some weaning recipes for your baby

Potato and spinach puree

  • Vegetarian
  • Contains iron
  • Good source of beta carotene and vitamin C

What you need:

  • 1 medium potato, peeled and quartered
  • 20g spinach

What you do:

1) Boil the potato in unsalted water until tender.

2) Steam the spinach over the potato in a sieve for the last few minutes of cooking.

3) Drain and mash the potato with a little of baby’s usual milk.

4) Puree the spinach and add to the potato. Adjust the texture with boiled cooled water or breast milk or formula.

Pear and apple puree

  • Vegetarian
  • Contains vitamin C

What you need:

  • 1 ripe pear, peeled and sliced
  • 1 apple, peeled and sliced

What you do:

1) Place the pear and apple in a small saucepan with one tablespoon of water and cook over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until the fruit is tender.

2) Purée in a blender.

Blended meat

  • Non Vegetarian
  • Good source of protein

What you need:

Small amount (1/2 cup) of chicken, lean beef, veal OR lamb finely chopped or minced

What you do:

1) Place meat in a saucepan with enough water to cover.

2) Simmer gently until meat is tender, and well cooked.

3) Press meat through a strainer or blend it.

Do you have other tried-and-tested quick recipes? Share your recipes below!

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