Food and Nutrition

5 Tasty and Healthy Puree recipes for you little one

Urvashi
1 to 3 years

Created by Urvashi
Updated on Jan 06, 2020

5 Tasty and Healthy Puree recipes for you little one

Making my three-year-old eat the right fruits and veggies has been my single most stressful parenting issue. A straight 'no' to healthy carrots or papaya on his plate is all I used to get every single time I served it. While I knew there wasn't any magic formula to make my son eat all healthy fruits and green leafy veggies, but there was a solution.
 

Here are the healthy puree recipes which worked for me: 

 

1. Carrot Puree:-

Carrot is an excellent source of beta- Carotene. 

Method:-

✅ Wash the carrots properly. 

✅Peel and dice them into small pieces. 

✅Boil/Steam them

✅ Blend them until it becomes a smooth paste

✅Carrot puree is ready to serve.

 

2. Papaya Puree:-

 Papayas are a very nutritious fruit. They are also a good source of fiber and folic acid.

Method:

✅ Wash and peel the papaya. 

✅Slice it into two halves

✅Scoop out the seeds. 

✅ Blend it into a smooth paste.

 

3. Pears Puree:-

Pears are rich in fiber. They are a great fruit to offer. It acts as a remedy to help alleviate baby's constipation.

Method:

✅ Wash and peel the pears. 

✅Slice it into small dices

✅ Blend it into a smooth paste.

✅Ready to serve

 

4. Apple Puree:-

It is truly said- " An apple a day keeps the doctor away".

The Fibre in helps in easy digestion. It cures stomach disorders and maintains bowel regularity. 

Method:-

✅Wash, peel and dice the apples into small pieces after removing the seeds. 

✅ Place the chopped apple in a saucepan and pour half-inch of water and bring it to boil. 

✅ Lower down the heat after sometimes

✅ Simmer the gas until apple chunks are tender for about 10-12 minutes. 

✅ Remove the apple chunks from the saucepan and mash them well with a masher.

✅You can also sprinkle the cinnamon powder onto the mixture if you want. 

✅ It's ready to serve.

 

5. Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet potato is a good source of Vitamins, Beta Carotene as well as Potassium. 

Method:

✅ Wash and peel the sweet potato

✅Boil or steam them

✅ Blender until smooth

✅ Sweet Potato is ready to serve.

 

I hope you liked these healthy recipes for your little one! Do let me know if you have any interesting recipes to share with, in the comments section below!

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| Dec 11, 2019

My baby is 10 months old. He doesn't eat anything. Only breast feed and drink milk..

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| Nov 29, 2019

Good but my little one doesn't eat but prefer breast

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