Once your baby has started weaning and willingly eats soft pureed food, you can experiment with other vegetables and fruit and even add proteins like meat and lentils to your baby’s diet. At this stage also you have to be careful in terms of checking for the baby’s allergic reactions to foods. Therefore, add one new ingredient at a time and then wait for a few days before introducing another new item. Here are a few recipes for different foods for babies in the age group of six to nine months:
Apple and Lentil Puree
Add half cup lentils and 2 ½ cups water to a saucepan and boil. Lower the flame and simmer till the lentils are tender. In another an, heat one tablespoon olive oil and add 3 tablespoons finely chopped onions. Saute the onions and then add one small apple (cored and diced), 1 crushed garlic clove, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, pinch cinnamon, and ½ teaspoon ground coriander. Stir and cook for a few minutes till apple is tender. Add the mixture to the lentils and simmer for another five minutes. Turn off the heat and allow to cool. Blend the mixture in the blender till a smooth puree is formed.
Banana and Peach Puree
Take a peach and a banana. Peel and chop them and add to your baby food processor. Puree the fruits until a smooth puree is formed. You can even puree the fruits in your regular food processor however; a baby food processor is specifically designed for baby food and could greatly help you in making the perfect puree for your baby. For further information on the FoodProcessorHub.com is highly recommended and has various baby food processor reviews to help you out.
Chicken, Apple, and Potato Puree
Peel and chop one medium potato and one medium apple. Slice 120 grams chicken breast into smaller pieces. Add these to a steamer and steam for nearly ten minutes. Turn off the heat and allow it to cool. Then puree in a blender toll a smooth puree is formed. If the mixture is too thick, you can loosen by adding a little water or extra virgin olive oil.Continue Reading