Yummy Banana and Avocado Puree for Baby
Banana and Avocado Puree for Baby
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Combining banana and avocado will give you a naturally sweet and creamy baby puree which is ideal to give to young babies. It’s easy to make and full of wholesome nutrients and goodness which your baby will just love.
1 large ripe avocado, peeled, stone removed and roughly chopped
1 – 2 ripe bananas (depending on size), peeled and roughly chopped
¼ cup of water, breast milk or formula – optional for a more creamy texture
Peel and roughly chop the ripe banana(s);
Peel, remove the stone and roughly chop the avocado;
Place the chopped avocado and banana into the jug of your steamer blender and blend until you reach the desired consistency (smooth for younger babies, leave more coarse for older babies). Add small amounts of water, breast milk or formula for a creamier texture;
Portion into reusable baby food pouches;
Serve with a food pouch spoon or spout!
Use immediately or freeze for a minimum of 24 hours. Can be kept frozen for a maximum of 3 months.
Bananas are rich in potassium,vitamins B6, C and B2, contain calcium and iron, and no cholesterol or sodium. Avocados have a smooth and creamy texture which is rich in unsaturated (or good) fats. They contain lots of fibre and are rich in vitamins and minerals, such asB-vitamins, vitamin K, potassium, copper, vitamin E and vitamin C.
Babies are recommended to start on solids around 6 months but not before 4 months. Make sure your baby is showing signs they are ready for solids and that you introduce one food at a time initially. After that you are welcome to mix other fruits or veggies with this recipe!
To find out more about starting your baby out on solids safely read our articles here.