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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.

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

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

This creamy soup is full of nutrition with loads of vegetables. In this recipe we use coconut milk however if your baby is old enough for dairy you could use cream or milk depending on how creamy you want it.

Ingredients:

  • 2015-03-03_09041 butternut pumpkin, peeled de-seeded and cubed
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chicken flavoured stock powder
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 Quart water
  • Salt and pepper

Method:

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry all vegetables until golden.
  • Add 1 L boiling water to the pan and stir in stock powder.
  • Add coconut milk
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes until all vegetables are soft.
  • Blend with stick blender until it reaches a smooth consistency.