Start Right Baby & Toddler Meal Planner (Essentials)
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Weaning is a rewarding stage of your relationship with baby. But you need advice from a good nutritionist if you are to be sure your baby is eating a correctly balanced diet. In this collection you will find fully tested, easy-to-prepare recipes that can be cooked in bulk for the freezer. The recipes were carefully selected to help baby appreciate the flavours and textures of real food. Baby's first impression of good food is vital because that impression will last a lifetime.
freeze, or cover and store in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Turkey and tomato hotpot (F) makes 4 baby portions 100 g/4 oz turkey breast, skinned and boned 50 g/2 oz/1/4 cup long-grain rice 150 ml/1/4 pint/2/3 cup chicken or turkey stock 150 ml/1/4 pint/2/3 cup tomato juice 25 g/1 oz frozen peas Cut the turkey into thin strips. Put in a small saucepan with all the remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the turkey and rice are cooked. Purée the mixture
into chunks 30 ml/2 tbsp plain Greek yoghurt Put the fish in a pan with the milk, bay leaf and onion. Slowly bring to boiling point, then simmer gently for 6 minutes or until the fish is opaque. Lift the fish from the pan using a slotted spoon and remove the skin and bones. Strain the milk and reserve. Melt 25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp of the butter or margarine in a pan. Stir in the flour and cook gently for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and gradually stir in the reserved milk. Bring to the boil and
Add the chicken, toss to coat, then cover and marinate in the fridge for 2 hours. Meanwhile, make the peanut dip. Roughly chop the creamed coconut and put in a small pan with the water. Heat gently until melted. Stir in the chilli powder, peanut butter, sugar and lemon juice. Stir until combined, then spoon into a serving bowl. Thread the chicken on to skewers. Cook under a hot grill (broiler) for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally and brushing with the marinade, until cooked through. Serve the
instructions. It's impossible to sterilise all large equipment. Use a dishwasher if you have one, as it washes at a higher temperature than you can achieve by handwashing. Otherwise, wash feeding bowls, sieves (strainers), blenders, etc. by hand in soapy water, rinsing in clean hot water. Leave to air-dry in a rack, or use a clean tea towel (dish cloth) or kitchen paper (paper towels). Scald larger items such as chopping boards and knives with boiling water before using. Keep your work surfaces,
Purée in a blender or press through a fine sieve. Mix the baby rice with the milk until smooth. Stir in the pumpkin purée. Spoon a portion into a bowl and allow to cool, if necessary. Cool the remainder, divide into portions and freeze, or cover and store in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Creamed rice with apple makes 2 baby portions 1/2 sweet eating (dessert) apple 15 ml/1 tbsp flaked rice 100 ml/31/2 fl oz/scant 1/2 cup formula or breast milk Quarter, core and peel the apple. Slice thinly and