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Orange Puree

This puree will provide your little with a whole variety of their much needed vitamins and minerals, especially with the addition of spinach. What is more it contains good fats from the coconut oil and is rich in Omega 3’s which are provided by the avocado.

Ingredients:

  • 5 yellow peaches2015-03-04_0811
  • 1/2 cup diced mango
  • 1 banana
  • 3/4 cup spinach
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Method:

  1. Peel and cut up all the fruit and veggies, removing all stones and skin.
  2. Place the carrots in a steamer and put the spinach on top (as need less time to steam) and steam until they are soft.
  3. Then place all ingredients in high speed blender or food processor and whizz until
    smooth.
  4. Then freeze in pouches or serve immediately.

Strawberry Smoothie

This delicious smoothie will turn into a great frozen dessert or can be given as a breakfast or snack food. The fruit will provide your baby with vitamin and mineral and the addition of coconut milk will provide healthy fats for your baby. We also suggest adding chia seeds which turn soft and gelatinous when added to liquid, chia seeds contain the perfect ratio of the omega fats and are a great source of protein and iron.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup coconut milk2015-03-04_0807
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 banana cut up
  • 1 Cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Method:

  1. Blend all ingredients together
  2. Pour into freezer trays and leave to stand for ten minutes before freezing as the chia
    seeds will become gelatinous and absorb some of the liquid.

Blueberry Smash

This sweet treat will provide your baby with great nutrition as blueberries are a great source of antioxidants,vitamins and minerals. This dish also contain protein and carbohydrates, however we do suggest omitting the cottage cheese if you suspect any dairy allergies or your baby is too young for dairy.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup blueberries (use fresh berries, or frozen berries – thawed)2015-03-04_0754
  • ½ cup well cooked brown rice
  • 1 mashed banana
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • pinch cinnamon
  • drop of vanilla

Method:

  1. Peel banana and beetroot
  2. Wash strawberries and take the stalks off.
  3. Steam the beetroot for about 30 minutes or until soft.
  4. Cut the beetroot into 2cm pieces.
  5. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.
  6. Freeze or serve immediately.

Veggie Mash

Ingredients:

  • 4 Carrots2015-03-04_0647
  • small Butternut Squash
  • Bananas
  • Avocados
  • ½ lemon juiced

Method:

  1. Cut butternut squash peel and dice 4 large carrots
  2. add squash and carrot to large baking sheet and roast in a 450 degree oven until soft (approx 45 mins)
  3. Peel and cut up two bananas and two avocados into a powerful blender or food processor andnblend/process until smooth.
  4. Remove veggies from oven and allow to cool completely then remove flesh from skin of squash and add it, with carrots, to the processor or blender.
  5. Blend/ process until smooth then add lemon juice which will prevent browning.
  6. Pour into pouches