25 Feb Quinoa and Pumpkin Mash
Recipe to Support Children’s Health
Quinoa is a seed with many class as a superfood and is suitable for your healthy baby. It’s nutritionally packed and high in protein to support overall
childhood development. It’s high in vitamins and minerals and full of fibre to benefit kids gut health and help to avoid children’s constipation.
½ cup white quinoa
2/3 cup baby bone broth or water (see our recipe)
200 gm pumpkin, chopped and cooked until tender
- Rinse quinoa in a sieve under running water and drain well.
- Combine quinoa and bone broth or water in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 10 to 12 minutes or until quinoa is tender.
- Mash the cooked pumpkin and add to the quinoa mix. Mash to the desired consistency.
Makes: 1 ½ cups
Healthy Baby Tip: You can safely store this purée, covered, in the fridge for
1 to 2 days. Alternatively, freeze leftovers in 1 tablespoon portion sizes in ice cube trays, covered for 1 month.
Suitable from 8+ months
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