Here is part three of Baby Recipes ~ wholesome, natural food recipes to continue your one year old (plus) baby on the road to a healthy lifestyle. Besides good nutrition and ease of preparation the added bonus is that there can be a lot of variations for these recipes and they all taste great. So here is the last (for now) baby food idea ~ after breakfast, lunch and dinner ~ here’s dessert!
Fresh Fruit Super Smoothie
- ½ cup Almond Milk (see Baby Recipe #2 for homemade recipe)
- Handful Organic Blueberries
- ½ or 1/3 Banana
- 1/3 Pear or apple
Blend the milk and fruit together until smooth, adding a teaspoon of fresh organic lemon juice for Vitamin C if desired. This small amount should not upset baby’s tummy.
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Delicious Fresh Fruit Dessert
- Combine 3 or 4 fresh fruit such as, blueberries, banana, apple or pear; chop and blend
- Then mix the fruit with homemade apple sauce (see recipe below)
- Or served with organic plain (sugar-free) yoghurt
Quick Apple Sauce
- 2 Apples – peel and dice 1/2” cubes
- Small Amount Water
- Simply place the apples in a saucepan, with enough water to cover,
- Bring to the boil and simmer for about seven minutes until cooked.
- When cool, puree the apples in a blender and
- Serve or mix with Delicious Dessert fruits above
- This is so easy and tasty
Apple sauce is also incredibly versatile.
It is fine just as is or :
- As a topping for pancakes for dessert
- As a topping for oatmeal with a sprinkle of cinnamon for breakfast, or
- Mix with Butternut Squash or Avocado or any other fruit or vegetable which is your child’s favourite.
- This is great to freeze as well.
Hoping you have been able to find some quick and easy meal and recipe ideas for your One Year Old Plus Baby in these three articles. All the recipes are super healthy, super simple and super fun and your baby will have loads of energy to get through his or her busy day.
Child’s play :
It’s good for your child’s development to be outside, rain or shine, every day
- Kiwi fruit and strawberry can be saved for when baby is older
- Our grandson loves a few freshly picked wild blackberries
- If purchasing Almond Milk remember to buy unsweetened, non additive milk
- From a safety point of view also remember to chop baby’s fruit into bite size pieces, including blueberries, to avoid choking
- As mentioned in Recipe #1 only feed almond milk and other nut products to your baby after testing them for allergies