For toddlers below six months, it is not recommended to eat solid food. They are usually given with softer food like a puree. Organic products which are free of pesticide can be the best choices for the ingredients of the puree since it can help the baby’s digestive tract. Blueberries and chickpeas are two ingredients that you can combine to make a perfect puree. The blueberries provide high antioxidants, fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C while chickpeas consist of protein, zinc, manganese, folate, and iron. By adding rosemary leaves, you can improve your baby’s digestion and immune system. Besides, it also can help those who have asthma by reducing the severity of asthma attacks.
How to cook Blueberry + Chickpeas Baby Food Puree
To make this blueberry + chickpeas puree is very easy and simple. You also may add rosemary leaves for additional flavor. In only 10 minutes or even less you can serve a delicious and also healthy for your baby. Simply read and follow the recipe below to make your blueberry + chickpeas baby food puree.
- 100 gr of organic blueberries
- 100 gr of organic chickpeas, strained and drained
- Five leaves of rosemary
1Prepare a food processor and put the blueberries, chickpeas and rosemary leaves in it. Then turn on the food processor and pulse the fruits for about 10 seconds. After that, scrap down the sides of the inside of the food processor and pulse again for a little longer, about 30 seconds.
2Here, you may stop the pulsing after you feel you have reached the proper consistency. In pulsing the fruits, you can also add a bit of water which is around a tablespoon of water to the food processor to reach the consistency that you want. Then, you can serve this puree to the toddler.
There are many ways to serve this puree. First, you can add two tablespoons of chopped walnuts into the puree so that it will consist more of fats and omega-3 fatty acids. These are good for your baby’s growth. Also, you may give additional ricotta to make the puree becomes tasty. Besides, you can also add more vegetable ingredients, like double chickpeas and olive oil for the dip. Another choice is spinach puree and cooked small pasta which is also the perfect combination to enjoy with this Blueberry + Chick Peas Baby Food Puree. With all of these options, you may choose the additional food that your baby likes the most.