Turnip

Turnip – Basic Turnip puree for baby 1. Wash and peel and cube turnip. 2. Place turnip in a pot with enough water to cover the cubes then steam/boil until soft and tender 3. Puree the turnip when finished cooking. Place into your choice of appliance for pureeing and begin pureeing. 4. Add water as … Continue reading Turnip

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Tomatoes

Tomato Puree/Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 4 or 5 large tomatoes 3 cups of water herbs, spices and extras such as garlic, onions, pepper, oregano, rosemary etc.. Directions: Step 1: Thoroughly cleanse and dice tomatoes Step 2:  Add tomatoes to a large pot and then add water Step 3: Simmer until tomatoes have turned into sauce, puree if needed … Continue reading Tomatoes

Cucumbers

Cucumber – Basic Puree Directions: Step 1: Wash and peel cucumber. Step 2: Slice and cut out the seeds using a circular motion Step 3: Chop the cucumber and squish with a fork Minty Cucumber, Pear & Yogurt Ingredients: 1 small cucumber 2 Bosch or Bartlett pears 1/2 cup of plain whole milk yogurt 3 … Continue reading Cucumbers

Corn

Corn – Basic Puree Ingredients: Any amount of fresh corn you desire Directions: Step 1:  Husk and boil the corn on its cob until tender Step 2:  Shave off corn from the stalk Step 3:  Place into your choice of appliance for pureeing and begin pureeing. Use a sieve if needed to get rid of the hulls from … Continue reading Corn

Beets

Beets – Basic Puree Ingredients:  1 bunch of fresh beets Directions: Step 1: Wash then peel the beets (be sure to cut off the tops.) and then cut the beets into small chunks Step 2: Place chunks into a steamer pan with just enough water visible through the steamer basket. You may also boil them in a … Continue reading Beets

Cauliflower

Cauliflower – Basic Puree Ingredients: 1 Cauliflower Directions: Step 1: Wash cauliflower under cool water. Step 2:  Peel away the green leaves to get to the curd Step 3:  Chop the curd (flower) into small pieces; using just the florets if possible. This will give you a smoother and better tasting puree. Steam until tender. Step 4: Place into … Continue reading Cauliflower

Spinach

Spinach (from 8-12 months) The one good reason why babies should be given spinach is that it is one of the best sources of essential minerals for baby growth and development. Spinach contains high amount of calcium and magnesium, both of which are essential for bone development. It contains high amounts of iron and potassium … Continue reading Spinach

Broccoli

Broccoli (from 8-10 months) The health benefits of broccoli for babies include supply of essential vitamins and minerals, strengthening of the immune system, good for eyesight, cure for anemia, remedy for gastric ulcer, good source of antioxidants, cure for diarrhea and acts as a natural laxative. The health benefits of broccoli for babies include supply … Continue reading Broccoli