Bringing a baby into the world is undoubtedly the most glorious feeling for a couple. The moment you become parents, you are loaded with the sweetest responsibility in the whole world. You swear to yourself that you will do anything and everything in your power to take care of the baby.
From choosing the most comfortable little clothes to making baby food, there isn’t a thing that you wouldn’t do to make sure that your little one is healthy and happy.
While picking outfits for your child can be easy, making baby food is something that all new parents have a lot of questions about.
So, allow us to help you out a little bit in that department with some wholesome homemade baby food recipes for your baby.
Avocado and banana smoothie
It is always a good idea to introduce your baby to solid foods with fruits.
The reason behind this is that fruits are both nutritious and delicious.
Keeping that in mind, you can start making your first dish for your new family member.
All you need to do is, take one ripe avocado, one ripe banana, a tablespoon of pineapple juice, and a pinch of sugar.
Next, peel the banana and scoop out the avocado after removing the pit. Blend all ingredients in a food processor until it is all smooth.
Your baby’s avocado banana smoothie is ready.
Moong Dal porridge
Moong Dal is considered to be a holy grail pulse all across India.
It is loaded with healthy nutrients.
The best part is that it is extremely good for the digestive system.
So, you can feed it to your baby without worrying about his/her upset stomach.
To make this yummy yet healthy recipe, you must have a powdered moong dal and rice mixture.
You are required to pour the blend in a saucepan and add a tablespoon of ghee along with 2 cups of water.
Cook on a medium flame for five to ten minutes.
Don’t forget to whisk the porridge as it cooks.
Purée of peas
Peas are dream-come-true eatables for you if you want to feed your baby Vitamin A, and Vitamin C along with Calcium.
They have a very subtle sweet taste, which your little one just cannot say no to.
You can start making this dish by boiling a cup of peas in a saucepan for fifteen minutes.
Once the peas are soft, mix them with half a cup of breast milk and mix them in a food blender.
You must blend till the peas form a purée consistency.
Brown rice cereal
Brown rice cereal is excellent for your baby’s physical development.
It is happening all the time, but it is accelerated when he/she is six months old.
This is the perfect time to add solid food to your baby’s diet.
Make sure you start it only when your baby can sit by herself/himself and keep his/her head straight.
To make brown rice cereal for your baby, simply powder half a cup of brown rice in a food miller.
Then add four cups of water to the milled brown rice.
Boil this for twenty minutes on low heat and serve it warm to your baby.
Mashed blueberries and beetroot
Mashed blueberries and beetroot are a sweet treat for your baby, and it is also super easy to make.
Just peel beetroot and blueberries and wash them.
Boil them for ten to fifteen minutes.
Next, add a little breast milk or formula to the fresh fruits and blend them into a thick consistency.
We hope you and your baby enjoy these homemade baby food recipes.