Most fruits or vegetables can be prepared in the same basic way. Great foods to start off with are peaches, apples, pears, pumpkin, cauliflower or broccoli. Usually one piece of fruit makes one serving.
Makes 2 servings.
Other great combinations are banana and apricot, or peach and plum.
Peel apple and pear
Remove core and chop
Add 10 tablespoons of water in a small pan
Cook apple and pear at a low temperature until tender
One year olds can eat a greater variety of foods and are ready to join in the family meal time routine. You can start adding a little salt to your child’s food but herbs and spices are better for flavour. Be sure to give your child time to get used to any new tastes and textures.
Couscous with vegetable mash
1 tomato, skinned, seeds removed and chopped
¼ onion, peeled and finely chopped
½ red or yellow pepper, peeled and finely chopped
¼ courgette, washed and diced
Mild olive oil or vegetable-based margarine
3.5oz ground beef
Cook couscous according to instructions on the packet
Heat olive oil or margarine in a frying pan
Fry ground beef until well browned
Add onion, pepper, courgette and tomato
Add dried herbs to taste
Boil gently until vegetables are tender (approx 10 minutes)
Serve a portion and refrigerate or freeze remainder
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