“This creamy, nourishing risotto goes down a treat with my own children”
– Niamh Brannelly, Dietitian, Danone Baby Nutrition
You can add variety to this recipe by swapping chicken with fish such as salmon or cod.
This recipe is a source of folate and high in B12 which helps to process folic acid.
Jennifer Luddy, Nutritionist, Danone Baby Nutrition
These pancakes can work savoury or sweet! Why not try other delicious toppings such as strawberries and raspberries (out of season you can use frozen berries) cheddar cheese and ham,cream cheese and spinach.
“Avocados are often over looked by parents when it comes to preparing baby foods but they are a fast, heart healthy easy to prepare food”
Deborah Griffin, Senior Paediatric and Neonatal Dietician, Waterford.
Avocado are a brilliant first food for your baby due to it’s
nutritional value and also it’s creamy texture. You can make
variations of this recipe by using other fruits to blend with
the avocado such as bananas, peaches, or mango.
“Cool and soothing for teething gums and my kids still love it for a summer treat”
Cara Cunningham, Senior Community Dietician, Westmeath
Tip! Why not change things up by using different flavoured fromage frais and different types of fruit?
“We all know how difficult it can be to get kids to eat their fruit and veg. My advice: If you can’t make them eat, make them drink it!”
– Paula Mee, Dietician, Dublin
Double up on the recipe to make enough for the whole family. Keep in a jug in the fridge and serve cold — delish on a summer’s afternoon!
“This recipe is a favourite of mine to share with mothers of infants I see under my care, it is a great source of calcium for a developing infant”
Orla Brady, Community Dietician, Westmeath
Serves 3, suitable from 7 months.
TIP! It’s quite handy to have some frozen vegetables in the freezer for those days when it’s all go. Frozen broccoli florets will work just as well in this recipe and are just as nutritious.