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Three Ways With Strawberries
Are you ready to dive into the wonderful world of introducing strawberries to your little one's diet? Introducing new foods when weaning is an exciting milestone, and today we're going to explore three delicious ways to serve strawberries that will delight your baby's taste buds and provide them with essential nutrients. So grab a handful of strawberries and let's get started!
Purees are the perfect introduction to solid foods for your little one. They are easy to digest and packed with flavour. To prepare a scrumptious pureed strawberry treat, simply wash and hull a handful of ripe strawberries. Place them in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. You can add a little breast milk, formula, or water to adjust the consistency if needed.
Serving whole strawberries will help them develop their pincer grasp and explore different tastes and textures. Start by washing and hulling a few strawberries, then offer them to your baby whole. Make sure the strawberries are ripe and soft to reduce the risk of choking. Supervise your baby closely while they enjoy this fruity adventure.
As your little one grows and becomes more comfortable with chewing and swallowing, it's time to introduce sliced strawberries. Slicing strawberries makes them easier to handle and promotes self-feeding skills. Begin by washing and hulling the strawberries, then slice them into thin, baby-friendly pieces. Offer the sliced strawberries to your baby, and let them explore and savour the sweetness of this delightful fruit.
Remember, it's essential to closely monitor your baby while they eat strawberries or any other solid food to ensure their safety. Here are a few more tips to keep in mind:
With these three exciting ways to serve strawberries, you'll be adding a burst of flavour and nutrition to your little one's weaning journey. As always, pay attention to your baby's cues and preferences, and have fun exploring the world of food together.