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Weaning Recipe Ideas

Weaning Recipe Ideas

All recipes are versatile and can be tried with a variety of fruits and vegetables.

Mashed/Pureed Avocado

Peel ½ an avocado. Mash well so that you have a puree.

Mashed Banana

Mash/blend ripe banana with cooled boiled water, breast or baby’s usual milk to make a puree. As baby gets older banana can be mashed without blending or adding milk.

Puree Carrot and Sweet Potato

Wash, peel and chop into small cubes equal amounts of Carrot and Sweet Potato. Cook in steamer or boil for 15-20 minutes with minimum water used. Add water from steamer or pot. Soft blend the vegetables into a puree using blender or liquidiser. Allow to cool a bit and serve warm.

Try about 2 to 6 teaspoons to start. The remainder can be frozen for other meals. Try this recipe with other vegetables too!

Puree Pear

Wash and remove core from 2 pears. Peel and chop into small cubes. Cover with a little boiled water and cook on low heat for about 4 minutes. When soft, blend into puree using blender or liquidizer. Allow to cool a bit and serve warm.

Try about 2 to 6 teaspoons to start. The remainder can be frozen for other meals.

Try this recipe with other fruit too!

Banana and Peach Puree

Wash, peel and cut a peach into cubes. Peel and slice a banana. Put sliced banana and peach into saucepan with 30 ml of apple juice. Cover the pan and simmer for about 3 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon of baby rice and puree using blender or liquidiser. Allow to cool a bit and serve warm.

This recipe was taken from 101 Square Meals click here for full book. 101 Square Meals is supported by MABS, Safefood and the HSE.

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