Avocado recipes for kids
This includes some great feeding therapy principles: one food at a time, pack in protein and veggies/fruits first, then other foods. Transition from food to food so there is a just noticeable difference between foods offered to the toddler (e.g. square cheese, then round cheese, then round cracker, etc.)
what & how to feed a toddler
Baby Meals (6-9mo): Carrot & Cauliflower Puree (10 Baby Servings, freeze 1/2) 15 Baby Carrots 1 1/2 Cups Cauliflower, cut into florets 1. Wash the vegetables and put them in a steamer basket over boiling water. 2. Steam for 6 minutes or until fork tender. 3. In a food processor, puree using some of the cooking water to thin the puree. 4. Cool and serve.
6-9 month baby food: carrot and cauliflower purée
Baby Meals (6-9mo): Broccoli & Cauliflower Puree (12 Baby Servings, freeze 1/2) 1 Cup Broccoli, florets and stem pieces peeled 1 Cup Cauliflower, florets and stem pieces peeled 1. Put vegetables in a steamer pot over boiling water. 2. Steam for 5 minutes or until fork tender. 3. Put vegetables in a food processor and puree until smooth. 4. Cool and serve.
Baby Meals (6-9mo): Blue Mash (Makes 12 Baby Servings, freeze 1/2) 2 Medium Blue Potatoes, peeled 1 Cup Purple Cauliflower Florets 2 Tbsp Water or Rice Milk (I use the water remaining under the steamer pot) 1. Add the potatoes to the steamer pot over boiling water and cook for 4 minutes. 2. Add the cauliflower and continue to steam 4 more minutes. 3. Put all the ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth and creamy. 4. Cool and serve. Photo by Catherine McCord / The Bump
6-9 month baby food: blue mash
Butternut Squash Puree: (12-20 baby servings -depending on the size of the squash- freeze over 1/2 of the puree) 1 Butternut Squash 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Cut squash in half from top to bottom and remove seeds. 3. Place both sides of squash on a cookie sheet covered with foil (for easier cleanup). 4. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for several minutes. 5. With a spoon, scrape out soft pulp into a food processor.
6-9 month baby food: butternut squash purée
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