Introducing a healthy, varied weaning diet will improve your little one’s eating habits for life. Have a read of the articles in this section to find out how to begin weaning, which foods you should include and avoid and try out some tasty weaning recipes.
“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?
“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.