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Beaba’s Green Beans and Peach Weaning Recipe

This recipe from Beaba’s Your Baby’s First Food cookbook is ideal for babies aged from 6-months; after you’ve tried them with green beans and peaches on their own.   Ingredients: 1 handful of green beans 1 peach Method: Trim the green beans, wash them and drain. Peel the peach, remove the pit, and cut the…

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Lentil, Carrot and Flat Leaf Parsley Purée 

This is a thick purée that is ideal for spreading on toast or for coating large pieces of cooked pasta with for finger food. Ingredients: 3 rounded tablespoons of dried red lentils. 1 carrot A few sprigs of flat leaf parsley. 3 tablespoons of formula or breast milk Method: Place the lentils in a small…

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The Happy Food Kitchen Company’s Kale, Pear and Carrot Purée 

Ingredients: 2 ripe pears 1 carrot 1 handful of kale leaves 3 tablespoons of breast or formula milk Method: Peel the carrot and pears and chop into large pieces. Add some water to a steamer and place the carrots and pears onto the bottom of the steamer and place the kale on the top. Steam…

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The Happy Food Kitchen Company’s Apple and Blackberry Oats

Ingredients:  3 apples, 4. Blackberries, 1 tablespoon of oats, 2 tablespoons of breast ribbon formula milk. Method: Peel, core and slice the apples and place in a saucepan with the water, bring this to the boil, reduce the heat add the blackberries and cook for approximately 10 minutes or until soft. Remove the fruit from…

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Piccolo’s Apple and Raspberry (with Soaked Oats)

Juicy pink apples combined with the sharp sweetness of our raspberries, and mixed with wholegrain oats to make a smooth, thick puree, perfect as a snack or for breakfast. Make a big batch and mix up the berries and store in the fridge for all the family. For adults top with toasted seeds or ground…

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Mushroom and Spinach Puree by Pocketnannies

This recipe is great to use once weaning is established by using it as a way to pack out a main meal. Ingredients: 5 mushrooms, peeled and sliced thinly 1/4 packet spinach Butter Method: Gently fry the mushroom slices in butter remembering not to bash them about too much but flipping them over once until…

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Broccoli, Pea and Mint Puree by Pocketnannies

Once you’ve introduced first tastes and moved onto stage 2 of weaning we’d recommend adding some subtle flavours to the food you give your little one. This could accompany a meat/fish puree if it’s not enough by itself. Ingredients 5 broccoli florets A large handful of peas 2-4 mint leaves, depending on size Method Steam…

sweet potato and apple puree weaning week

Sweet Potato and Apple Puree by Nanny Joyce from the Grandparent Hub

  Ingredients 1 Sweet potato 1 dessert apple Around 200ml of breast milk or formula   Method Cut and peel both the sweet potato and apple. Place them into a small pan with most of the milk or water. Leave some to one side. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat to simmer until…

mashed banana with babay rice weaning week recipe

Rice and Banana – by Nanny Joyce from the Grandparent Hub

Ingredients 1 tbsp of baby rice 3 tbsp of formula or breast milk 1 quarter of a large banana   Make up the baby rice first by putting the powder into a bowl and then mixing in the warmed milk Then add in the banana sliced so that’s it’s easier to mash. Mash with a…

Sweet potato with broccoli & peas

Sweet Potato with Broccoli and Peas – by leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

When introducing a new bitter flavour it is always worth combining it with one you know your baby already likes or is comfortable with. It’s amazing how a bit of sweet potato can transform an opinion on broccoli!   Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Makes: 3 portions Suitable for freezing   Ingredients 1 small…

Peach, Apple & Strawberry

Peach, Apple and Strawberry – by leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

This is such a simple (and tasty!) recipe– you’re sure to get your weaning journey off to a flying start with this tempting trio of fruits. Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 7 minutes Makes: 2 portions Suitable for freezing   Ingredients 1 large apple, peeled, cored and chopped 1 large peach, peeled, stoned and chopped 75g…

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