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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
Reviewed by Expert panel

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!

This content has been checked & validated by Doctors and Experts of the parentune Expert panel. Our panel consists of Neonatologist, Gynecologist, Peadiatrician, Nutritionist, Child Counselor, Education & Learning Expert, Physiotherapist, Learning disability Expert and Developmental Pead.

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| Jan 25, 2020

Don't worry, introduce semi solids gradually

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| Jan 25, 2020

Don't worry, introduce semi solids gradually

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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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