5 Healthy Breakfast Recipe Ideas For Your Baby

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Introducing your baby to solids is challenging as well as fun. When your baby is ready to begin with solid food, it is natural for you to get confused as to what you can feed him or her.

If you are looking for some nutritional-balanced food, here are a few healthy breakfast ideas for babies that you can try.

5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Babies:

According to doctors, unhealthy breakfast tends to make your baby sluggish, lethargic and less attentive. So never ignore breakfast if you want to give your baby an energy-filled start. A healthy breakfast can show improved eye-hand coordination in your baby.

Here are some healthy and interesting breakfast ideas for baby that you can try:

1. Oatmeal Banana Porridge:

Oatmeal Banana Porridge

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This is a highly nutritious breakfast for your 6 month old baby.

You Need:

  • Ground oatmeal
  • Ripe banana
  • Water
  • Formula milk

Method To Prepare:

  • Pour the grounded oatmeal and the formula milk in a container.
  • Whisk it by adding some water.
  • Add mashed banana and microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Cool it down to room temperature.
  • You can add sugar as per your child’s preference.

This dish is now ready to be served.

[ Read : How To Make Banana Puree For Baby ]


2. Boiled Vegetable Custard:

Boiled Vegetable Custard

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This breakfast can be a very healthy option for your 6 months old.

You Need:

  • Water
  • Egg yolk
  • Mashed broccoli, lightly cooked zucchini

Method To Prepare:

  • Whisk egg yolk with water.
  • Add the vegetables and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Let it stand and allow it to cool.

Your baby can enjoy the goodness of vegetables in his breakfast.

[ Read : Chickpeas For Babies ]

3. White Sauce With Mashed Vegetables:

White Sauce With Mashed Vegetables

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White sauce is highly nutritious for your 7 months old baby. When this is added to mashed, chopped and cooked vegetables, it ensures additional fat, protein and calcium to the diet of your little one.

You need:

  • Formula milk
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Vegetables of your choice

Method To Prepare:

  • Boil some vegetables of your choice and mash them.
  • In a saucepan melt butter and add flour to it.
  • Stir with a spoon occasionally.
  • Pour the formula milk once the sauce thickens.
  • Mix the mashed vegetables in the sauce.

Let your baby enjoy the benefits of fresh veggies and white sauce.

4. Potato And Spinach Puree:

Potato And Spinach Puree

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This breakfast for babies is suitable for 7 months old.

You Need:

  • Mashed potato
  • Little water
  • Spinach leaves

Method To Prepare:

  • Remove the coarse stalks of spinach.
  • Rinse the leaves and place in a bowl or casserole.
  • Add small amount of water and microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Stir well and allow it to cool.
  • Drain the excess water and chop the spinach.
  • Add mashed potato and spinach.
  • Make a puree using hand blender.

Your baby will surely love this mildly flavored dish.

[ Read : How To Make Spinach Soup For Babies ]

5. Lentil, Carrot And Pumpkin Mash:

Lentil, Carrot And Pumpkin Mash

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This is a suitable breakfast option for your 9 month old baby.

You Need:

  • Peeled and diced pumpkin
  • Red lentils
  • Diced carrot
  • Formula milk (optional)

Method To Prepare:

  • Rinse and boil all the vegetables. Add extra water whenever necessary.
  • Mash all vegetables with a potato masher or using a hand blender.
  • You can add some formula milk to get the desired consistency.

Serve it in your baby’s favourite bowl and see him relish it!

[ Read : How To Make Carrot Puree For Babies ]

Your baby must get his daily dose of nutrients and vitamins from formula and breast milk so make sure to offer them after the solids. Before feeding any of the above mentioned breakfast recipes for babies, do speak to your doctor regarding the same.

Do you know any other baby breakfast recipes other than the above mentioned ones? Feel free to share them by commenting below.

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