- 2 Tbsp cooked butternut squash
- 1 Tbsp cooked ground green beans
- ½ to 1 Tbsp liquid, as needed:
– leftover saved juice
– or – water
k tolerated the green beans with white potato so i also tried the green beans and sweet potato / yam. the mixture was a hit!
with two food items under her belt, we can create third meal: a combo dish of potato and beans!
per The Wholesome Baby Food Guide when introducing a new food, mix it with milk that baby has been drinking all her life to give him/her a familiar flavor. the food should be runny since s/he can’t chew yet so it’ll be easy to go down.
as smooth as that sounds, you shouldn’t put it in the bottle and have him/her drink it. it is still food and you want him/her to enjoy the beginning of his/her eating experience!
preparation Continue reading “recipe: milky green beans”
when i think of green beans for kids, i think of soft olive colored overcooked 1-inch beans. i didn’t want to serve that to my child – after all, the nutrients would have been cooked away!
so i made sure i didn’t overcook the beans but that means after i cook them, i need to put it in the food processor for a litter longer to make sure they are ground into fine shreds since baby can’t chew yet. but remember you can save the water used to cook the beans so you don’t lose any of the nutrients! Continue reading “introducing new foods: green beans”