Peas

Peas 462199117_XS.jpg( From 6 months)

The nutritional value of peas is amazing when you think of the small size of a cup of peas. Did you know that one cup of peas contains more protein that a tablespoon of peanut butter and also provides Calcium, Vitamin A and C and iron too.

Peas are low fat but high everything else.  A cup of peas has less than 100 calories but lots of protein, fiber and micro-nutrients.

Peas contain high amounts of a health-protective polyphenol called coumestrol. A study in Mexico City determined you only need 2 milligrams per day of this phytonutrient to prevent stomach cancer. A cup of peas has at least 10.

The high fiber content in peas improves bowel health and peristalsis.

puree Procedure

For 1 time meal

1/2 cup of peas ( fresh or frozen)

1/2 cup water

For Freezing( 1 week)

2 cups peas

1.5 cup water

In a Sauce pan boil the peas in water until peas are soft and water reduces to almost 1/4, now mashed the peas with water with the electric hand blender until you got the soft paste puree.

Note: start introducing semi solid to solid food when your baby is 6 months old. start introducing from

1- 2 tps in first week

2-2.5 tps in second week

1 tablespoon in third week

2 tablespoon in fourth week

also according to the appetite of your baby

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