Bean Feast for Babies

Posted on July 23, 2013 by Amanda Holliday | 0 Comments

Author: Caitlin from Healthy Tipping Point 

When to Introduce: 6+ months (always check with pediatrician)


1 can white kidney beans
1 can red kidney beans
1/4 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped broccoli
6 cherry tomatoes
1 handful raw baby spinach
Dash of garlic powder (or you could use curry powder)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup water


1. In colander, rinse the beans to remove excess salt and sauce.

2. On the stovetop, lightly boil carrots and broccoli for five minutes, until soft.

3. In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients under smooth. 

4. Scoop into pouch when baby is ready to eat.  Store remainder in fridge for up to three days or put in freezer in individual portions to keep longer.

Servings: Fills 4 pouches 

Stars: This recipe is loaded with stars! Beans are high in fiber, folate, protein, all important for growing babies. Carrots are very high in beta carotene & Vitamin A. One serving of broccoli has more than a day’s worth of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C! Vitamin C helps the body absorb calcium and iron very efficiently making broccoli one of the most nutrient-rich veggies out there and an essential to baby’s diet. Tomatoes are a good sources of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. And spinach is a great source of calcium.

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Posted in 8+ Months, Beans, Beta-carotene, broccoli, Calcium, Cannellini Beans, Carrots, Fiber, Folate, Protein, Real Food, Spinach, Tomato, Vegetarian

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