Organix Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée

Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée

Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée With thanks to Organix This Carrot, red lentil and garam masala purée is a more filling meal for your little ones, as the lentils provide lots of healthy protein. The garam masala adds spice without heat so is a great way to introduce your baby to new flavours.…

Organix porridge with fruity compote

Porridge with fruity compote

Porridge with fruity compote  With thanks to Organix A thoroughly fruity breakfast that the whole family can enjoy. Make sure you purée or mash the porridge and compote to the right texture for your little one. For little ones over 6 months this recipe can be served with a dollop of full-fat yoghurt for a…

Butternut squash and lentil puree

Butternut Squash & Lentil Purée

 Butternut Squash & Lentil Purée recipe With thanks to Sally Hall, author of Plant Based Baby This tasty recipe for butternut squash and lentil puree can be made for every stage of weaning. You can include other vegetables too. Ingredients Half a butternut squash 200g cooked green lentils Quarter of a red onion, finely chopped l…

Green puree

Super Green Purée

Super Green Purée recipe With thanks to Sally Hall, author of Plant Based Baby One of the best ways to get vitamins into your baby is to offer a good mix of vegetables and fruit and this brightly coloured purée used three great, fresh ingredients. Ingredients Handful of kale leaves Stem of broccoli Piece of…

Butternut squash, pea, broccoli and kale

Butternut squash, pea, broccoli and kale

Butternut squash, pea, broccoli and kale With thanks to Annabel Karmel   You can choose how smooth or lumpy to make this yummy butternut squash, pea, broccoli and kale dish depending on where your little one is on their weaning journey. MAKES: 4 PORTIONS Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 1 onion, sliced 200g butternut squash,…

Bowl of mash

Spinach, potato, carrot and cheddar mash

Spinach, potato, carrot and cheddar mash recipe With thanks to Annabel Karmel   This super mash recipe is made from all things good – spinach, potato, carrot and cheddar. Who could ask for more?   MAKES: 4 PORTIONS  Ingredients 350g potatoes, diced 200g carrots, diced 25g Cheddar cheese, grated 50g spinach 2 tbsp milk 1…

Blackcurrant puree on plate

Baby’s first taste blackcurrant puree

Baby’s first taste blackcurrant puree recipe With thanks to the Blackcurrant Foundation   Give your baby their first taste of yummy blackcurrants with this gorgeous blackcurrant puree. Blackcurrants are great for your child’s immunity. The most well-known health benefit of blackcurrants is that they contain large amounts of vitamin C. Did you know, weight for weight, blackcurrants contain…

912697_product_amb_1 LR

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…

happy kitchen puree

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…

happy kitchen puree

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…

happy kitchen puree

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…

raspberryapple

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…

Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani

The Best First Meals for Babies

Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani, In-House Paediatrician and Co-Founder of Little Tummy Introducing solids is an exciting time for parents and babies. Babies love to discover new textures and flavours and parents are curious to find out about their little one’s preferences. Unfortunately, parents are (willingly or not) confronted with a vast amount of confusing advice on…

Unknown-3

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…

Unknown-1

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…

Loading blog posts...