Depending on the pediatrician and whether or not the baby continues to drink breast milk, the start of solid and complementary feeding can begin sooner or later. Thus, for example, if the baby is not taking breast milk and feeds only complementary milk it is common for the pediatrician to advise begin with the first fruits of the baby from the fourth month of age , while If you continue with breast milk, the recommendation is to start by the sixth month . Obviously, it is always advisable to follow the recommendations given by your pediatrician.
Talking about the first fruits , fundamentally we find the 3 recommended because they are very easy to digest, are easy to assimilate, have a sweet and smooth taste, its texture is pleasant and, above all, have a low risk of causing some kind of intolerance or allergy. Thus the consumption of other fruits such as peach, kiwi, strawberries, apricot, tropical fruits and berries, is postponed until the baby reaches its first year of life .
The fruit porridge They are excellent options to start with the first fruits. In fact, it becomes the form of choice, along with compotes and purées from fifth or month of age. For it It is essential that the fruits are well crushed , and that there are no pieces although in reality they are very small.
We propose you on this occasion 3 delicious fruit porridge recipes ideal for babies between 4 to 6 months of age, made with the fruits that babies of this age can eat: Apple , pear Y banana .
Gluten-free apple and cereal porridge
- 1/2 apple
- 1 teaspoon of gluten-free cereals
- 3 tablespoons of continuation milk
- 60 ml. of water
Steps to prepare gluten-free apple and cereal porridge:
Wash the apple well, peel it and cut it in half. Remove its seeds and cut it into pieces. Put the water in a small saucepan and heat a little over a very soft fire. Put the hot water in a small bowl, add the continuation milk and mix well.
Put the apple in the blender and crush it well, until it forms a very fine purée. Add the crushed apple to the bowl with the milk, add the gluten-free cereals and mix well again.
Apple and orange porridge
- 1/2 apple
- 1 tablespoon of orange juice
Steps to prepare the apple and orange porridge:
Wash the apple well, peel and cut it in half, then remove its seeds and cut into small pieces. Split an orange in half and squeeze it to get its juice. Put the apple in the glass of the blender, add the orange juice and beat everything until a fine puree is formed. List! Serve in a small bowl and mix a little.
Apple, pear and banana
- 1/2 apple
- 1/2 pear
- 1/2 ripe banana
Steps to prepare the apple, pear and banana pap:
Wash the apple and the pear well, peel them and cut them in half, removing their seeds. Cut them into several pieces and place them in the glass of the blender. Peel the banana, cut it in half and cut it into pieces, adding them equally to the glass of the blender.
Tritúralo everything well several times, until it forms a very fine purée. If it stays very thick, mix it with a little water.
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