Easy, fresh and nutritious!
Easy, nutritious vegetable baby food ideas!
Wash and peel the carrots, chop them up and steam or boil until nice and soft. Puree the cooked carrots adding a teaspoon of unsalted butter or a teaspoon of vegetable oil.
To adjust puree consistency to suit your baby, add a bit of boiled water or breast milk.
Bring the cup of water to the boil in the steamer pot place the cauliflower florets into the steamer basket. Cover with lid and steam the florets until tender ( about 10 minutes, I use mark 5 on my stove), reserve the cooking liquid. When the florets are cooked, puree to a smooth consistency for the younger babies (6-7 month olds).
Use the reserved cooking liquid or breatsmilk to make the puree lighter if you think its too thick for your baby.
Cut the broccoli into florets and steam until tender. Puree the broccoli to a smooth concistency for babies under 8 months of age or mash with the back of a fork for babies older than 8 months.
Add boiled water or breast milk to adjust puree consistency
Wash, peel and chop potatoes into cubes and boil potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender. Mash the potatoes instead of using a food proccesor to avoid getting a glue-like texture. Add either breast milk or boiled water at the end and mix well.
Wash, peel, chop and steam zucchini until tender. Puree zucchini to a smooth consistency.