Thursday, May 5, 2011

Avocado and Apple Puree

Avocados, rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, and fibre are a great food to incorporate into your child's diet. Paired with apple, it's an easy sell.This is a quick and deliciously creamy homemade puree suitable for babies from 6 months, once they've had both individually. Also makes a great breakfast alternative for toddlers and older kids...just call it pudding! 

Avocado and Apple Puree

- 1/2 ripe avocado
- 1 large sweet apple (I used a Gala)

Peel and coarsely chop the apple. Lightly steam using a steamer insert over a saucepan, or microwave for on high for two minutes in a loosely covered glass container. Let cool slightly. 

Scoop out avocado flesh and add along with the apple to the bowl of a food processor. Whiz until smooth, adding water to thin is necessary. (For

* Makes 4 baby servings or 2 toddler servings
* Can be refrigerated for up to 2 days with cling wrap pressed into surface, it will discolor somewhat but it'll still taste fine.

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