Banana Purée for baby

An easy no-cook first food for your baby. Banana is often one of the foods babies love due to its natural sweetness (as babies’ sweet taste buds are mature) and creamy texture makes it really easy to eat.

Bananas contain a type of fibre that isn’t digested and so it’s a food that helps regulate appetite. This fibre acts as a ‘prebiotic’ food for the friendly probiotic bacteria found in your baby’s gut.

They also contain potassium which is good for a healthy heart and in addition they contain tons of antioxidants which are thought to protect from illnesses and health conditions. 

Banana does not keep well, it turns brown quickly and so I suggest using any leftovers in a smoothie for yourself!

Banana Puree

Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Servings 5
Calories 16 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ripe banana
  • pinch cinnamon
  • breastmilk formula or whole cows milk as needed

Instructions
 

  • Peel the banana, cut it in small pieces and place it in a bowl.
  • Mash it with a fork to leave some soft lumps or blend it with a food blender or in a food processor until it becomes smooth.
  • The texture is usually perfect for young babies but if you feel it needs thinning use breastmilk, formula milk or whole milk to get the right consistency
  • Transfer a small amount of the puree to a serving bowl, add a little cinnamon, stir and serve your baby.

Notes

Nutrition per serving: 16 Kcal and 0g Fat
Any allergens present: milk (if added)
Age suitability: 6 months+
Keyword banana puree

With thanks to Maria Pavlidou for her help in designing this recipe.

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I’m Sarah, a Registered Dietitian, Children’s Nutritionist and mummy from East Sussex. My blog is to guide & inspire you with information about weaning, nutrition, food and toddler feeding. Learn more about me here.

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