We discover 3 delicious natural fruit porridges ideal for babies from 4 months, recommended to start with the first porridges from 4 to 6 months of age.
Depending on the pediatrician and whether or not the baby continues to drink breast milk, the beginning of solid and complementary feeding may begin sooner or later. Thus, for example, if the baby is not drinking breast milk and is fed only on complementary milk, it is common for the pediatrician to advise starting with the baby’s first fruits from the fourth month of age, while if they continue with breast milk the recommendation is to start around the sixth month. Obviously, it is always advisable to follow the recommendations given by your pediatrician.
With regard to the first fruits, fundamentally we find the 3 recommended because they are very easy to digest, are easily assimilated, have a sweet and smooth taste, their texture is pleasant and, above all, they have a low risk of causing some kind of intolerance or allergy. Therefore, the consumption of other fruits such as peaches, kiwi, strawberries, apricots, tropical fruits and berries, is postponed until the baby reaches its first year of life.
The baby food fruits are excellent choices to start with the first fruits. In fact, it becomes the form of choice, together with compotes and purees from the fifth or sex month of age. For this, it is essential that the fruits are well crushed, and that there are no pieces, although they are actually very small.
This time we propose 3 delicious recipes for fruit porridges ideal for babies between 4 to 6 months of age, made with the fruits that babies of this age can eat: apple, pear and banana.
Gluten-free apple and cereal porridge
- 1/2 apple
- 1 teaspoon gluten-free cereal
- 3 tablespoons of milk of continuation
- 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 small pieces. Put the water in a small saucepan and heat a little over a very low heat. Put the hot water in a small bowl, add the milk to follow and mix well.
Put the apple in the blender and blend it well, until it forms a very fine puree. 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 it and cut it in half, then remove its seeds and cut it into small pieces. Cut an orange in half and squeeze it to obtain its juice. Put the apple in the blender glass, add the orange juice and beat everything well until it forms a fine puree. Ready! Serve in a small bowl and mix a little.
Apple, pear and banana porridge
- 1/2 apple
- 1/2 money
- 1/2 ripe banana
Steps to prepare the apple, pear and banana porridge:
Wash the apple and pear well, peel them and cut them in half, removing their seeds. Cut them into several pieces and place them in the blender glass. Peel the banana, cut it in half and cut it into pieces, also adding them to the blender glass.
Blend everything well several times, until it forms a very fine puree. If it is too thick, mix with a little water.