Prepare individual portions of purées easily and quickly to whip up nutritious smoothies in very little time. Here are two to try:
Banana and Blueberry Smoothie
As parents, it’s hard to find the time to look after ourselves. For this simple recipe, just throw together all your ingredients and get blending! In a matter of minutes you can blend up this fruit-filled smoothy that’s full of antioxidants.
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ frozen banana
- 1/3 Heaping cup of frozen blueberries
- 1tbsp rolled oats
- 5 ice cubes
- Put the unsweetened almond milk, frozen banana, frozen blueberries, rolled oats and ice cubes into a beaker or bowl.
- Blend and enjoy!
TIP: Using frozen fruit gives a thicker consistency, however raw is fine too.
Spinach, Sweet Potato and Pea Purée
Making your own baby food doesn’t have to take hours – especially if you batch cook for another day. Cook all your ingredients and then whizz them together with a little help from your handheld blender, to make a veggie purée your little one will love – simply blend to the right consistency for your baby.
- 2tbsp sunflower oil
- 1tbsp butter
- 50g leeks, finely chopped
- 1 small garlic clove, crushed
- 150g sweet potato, peeled and chopped
- 200ml boiling water
- 40g fresh spinach
- 40g frozen peas
- 40g mature cheddar cheese, grated
- Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan and sauté the leeks for about 4 minutes, until softened.
- Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
- Add the sweet potato and pour over the boiling water.
- Cover and cook for 9 minutes.
- Add the spinach and peas and cook for a further 3 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and stir in the grated cheese until melted.
- Pop the mixture in a bowl, leave it to cool slightly and then purée.
- Thin the purée with a little bit of your baby’s usual milk if needed.
TIP: Freeze your leftover purée in ice cube trays, defrosting a portion as and when you need it. Do not keep for longer than 3 months and ensure food is properly heated before serving.
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