We are only days away from the arrival of autumn, and in the market we can already buy some of its delicious and useful fruits, such as the pumpkin. There are many different types of pumpkins. Some are richer in color and juicier, while others are drier.
But in all its variations, pumpkin is one of the most useful foods, especially for babies. It is rich in vitamin A, beta-carotene, which reduces the risk of developing cancer cells and heart diseases, potassium, ironand many more.
It is low in fat and calories and mothers often prepare it in the form of purees for their babies. We are sharing some recipes for he althy baby purees with pumpkin for he althy and smiling babies.
Pumpkin and carrot puree
Peel the vegetables and cut them into small pieces. Put them to cook in slightly s alted and boiling water. Once they are cooked enough, you can puree them by adding a little water to make the puree smoother.
Pumpkin, sweet potato and chicken puree
You will need chicken that is well boiled or roasted, without s alt and spices. Depending on how much you will make from the puree, determine the weight of the ingredients. If it is for 1-2 meals, you will need 200g of chicken, 2 large sweet potatoes and 150-200g of pumpkin.
Pumpkin and potatoes should be cooked very well. The meat cut into pieces is added to them and everything is ground using a blender or food processor. If the pumpkin is not very juicy, add a little water to make the puree smoother.
Pumpkin, banana and apple puree
of vitamins and minerals you can give your baby every day to keep him he althy and energetic. Boil a few pieces of pumpkin well in s alted water (this is necessary so that it does not fall apart in the boiling water).
Peel the fruit and remove the seeds from the apple. Put the three ingredients in a blender and add some water and maybe fresh apple juice and blend.
Pumpkin puree, beef (lamb) and potato
Boil the pumpkin and potatoes. Beef should be lean and should have undergone excellent heat treatment. Puree the ingredients and if you have boiled the meat and not baked it, add a little of the stock to the puree. This will make the puree even more appetizing.
Pumpkin and broccoli puree
In boiling and lightly s alted water, put a few pieces of pumpkin and a few chopped broccoli florets. Cook until the vegetables are tender, then puree.
Pumpkin, peach and carrot puree
Pumpkin and carrots cook very well. Peaches should be peeled and cut into cubes. Together with the other ingredients, puree them.