Fruit purees are recommended for babies around 8 months old to get them ready for solid food. You can buy purees from the store, but preparing your own baby food with fresh fruits is much cheaper and easier than you think.
Fruits form an integral part of the baby’s nutrition and introducing fruits early in life helps to develop better eating habits later in life. Get the ingredients and start making your own baby purees today. Not only does it save you money, it’s a great way to give your baby the safe, freshest, most nutritious food possible.
This simple strawberry banana puree baby food recipe is recommended for babies ages 8 months old and up. You can also add flaxseed to puree and remember not to exceed 3 teaspoons of flax a day, and to be taken on a rotating basis. Flaxseed contains a high dose of omega-3 oils and fibre, can helps to prevent and relieve constipation in babies.
2 small bananas
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/3 cup water
2 tsp flaxseed meal
- Place bananas, strawberries and water in a pan on low heat. Cook until the fruit becomes slightly mushy. Approximately 5-7 minutes.
- Remove from the stove and pour mixture into a blender. Add the flaxseed. Blend to desired consistency.