Baby’s super food purée

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Baby’s super food purée

September 20, 2015

 

Written by: @babyfooduniverse

Quinoa, apple, raisins and Pear purée suitable from [8-10m+]

This is one of our favorite quinoa recipes! Thin it out with coconut milk or just some of its own boil water and it makes a great toddler smoothie!

The health benefits of quinoa is endless it includes high protein content, good source of vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and high fiber content which acts as a natural laxative. Smooth bowel movement will reduce flatulence, gas and keeps your baby’s digestive system healthy.

Ingredients:

-1 cup of organic quinoa

-1/2 cup of organic raisins

– 2 organic sweet apples

– 3 ripe pear

Baby Quinoa Recipe

Method:

  1. Wash the quinoa thorough so that any remaining bitterness can be washed away. it needs a thorough rinse in running water or soaked in water. Rub the seeds in both your hands during the rinsing process.
  1. Peel the apples and the pear optional though. I don’t because the peel contains a lot of nutrients and my son is old enough to tolerate it.
  1. Boil the quinoa with 2 cups of water and add the chopped apples and raisins all together and cook till the quinoa is done. Add 3 cups of water if you want to thin it out.
  2. Purée the mixture with the ripe pear and add a little oil and serve. Thin it out with its own boil water. You can also serve it as it is if your baby chews well it’s up to you.

❄️Freezable and serves 3 portions.

Tip: I thinned the purée out with its own boil water and served it as a smoothie to my toddler was obsessed!

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