Chick Pea Baby©

100gr dried chickpeasPassion 4 Juice October blog 2

¼ red pepper

2 carrots

1 green apple

Juice the red pepper, carrots and a green apple

Soak the chickpeas in the juice overnight

Blend once the chickpeas are soft… you may need to add water to make sure they are totally soaked

This is packed with basic flavorings both savory and sweet – making the babies taste buds tingle with delight but not being too over powering.  High in protein and low GI

100gr chickpeas contain the recommended daily amount of:

Molybdenum 200%

Magnesium 70%

Protein 25%

Iron 20%

Half a red pepper contains the recommended daily amount of:

Vitamin C 90%

Vitamin E 10%

B6 5%

Vitamin K 3%

1 Carrot contains approximately the recommended daily amount of:

Vitamin A 60%

Potassium 3%

1 green apple contains approximately the recommended daily amount of:

Fibre 10%

Vitamin C 10%

 Pineapple and Apple Crumble Smoothie©

3 apples

2 slices of pineapple

Inch of banana

Tablespoon of ground oats or muesli  

A few raisins

Honey

Ice

Juice the apples

Blend the apple juice with the rest of the ingredients and serve - this recipe can be slightly warmed especially on colder days.

Passion 4 Juice Baby’s Cream Pudding©

250ml or rice milk

Handful of oats

Add 1 Banana

Chopped up dried apricots

A dusting of cinnamon

Ice

Soak the oats in the rice milk overnight

Add banana, apricots, cinnamon and ice. The ice will help break down the fibre.

Blend. If you have a Thermomix you can also very easily warm the smoothie to 37 degrees, keeping it raw but warm and comforting for

your little person to enjoy.

You could add various dried fruits for example:

Peaches

Sultanas

Cranberries

Rice Milk

It’s the least allergenic of milk alternatives
Rice milk can be used by vegetarians
One cup of rice milk contains 33 grams of carbohydrates, 3 to 4 times the amount in milk or soy milk
Low in protein and calcium
Least amount of fat 
Rice milk is also cholesterol free

Mung Bean Chili Dip Dip©

 

 This recipe is designed to be loved by all at all ages. DO NOT BE AFRAID OF FLAVOR. Introduce new textures and flavors’ - spices and herbs.  Stimulate the little ones taste buds

100gr mung beansavocado dip

1 glove garlic

Dash of chili flakes

1 apple

1 avocado

½ lime

Soak mung beans overnight

Juice the apple

Blend all the ingredients together add more apple if needed

Serve with celery sticks, carrot sticks and cucumber sticks

 

Mung Bean contains approximately the recommended daily amount of:

Vitamin K 43%

Vitamin c 23%

Protein approx 10% ( the information varies on this)

Potassium 10%

Iron 5%

Calcium 1%

Passion 4 Juice Super Baby Pudding© 

Remember to be aware of nuts and nut allergies.  

 

All these dry ingredients can be prepared and stored in advance:

4 tablespoons rolled oats

2 tablespoons almonds (roasted or plain raw, soaked overnight if you have time)

2 tablespoons organic coconut (no preservatives)

2 tablespoons Linseeds

2 tablespoons sunflower seeds

2 tablespoons chia seeds

 

Wet Ingredients – this will make at least 2 serves

2 small pears (or 1 large pear)

1 apple

1/2 banana

1 date or prune, pitted

1/4 teaspoon mixed spice or cinnamon

2 drops vanilla essence – organic if possible

160 grams full-cream milk of your choice, rice milk is delicious in this recipe

This recipe is designed for a Thermomix but if you have a good high speed blender it will also work well.

Blend the dry Ingredients for 20-30 seconds on high speed until you get a fine flour like powder. This can be kept in an air tight container. You can use 3 – 4 spoons of the dry ingredients at a time. Add wet ingredients and use whatever fruits your baby prefers. Mine loved pears and apples. Sweet potato, blueberries, raspberries, figs, and apricots also work well. If you are using a Thermomix you can cook at 100 degrees for 8 minutes on speed 2. If not you can soften these ingredients in a pan or blend until smooth. You can serve straight away and also refrigerate for the following day.
You can add more cool water or milk into the individual serving dish if it is too hot or thick. Alternatively you can try adding some organic yoghurt (5am natural yoghurt is my favourite). 

 

 

Purple Berry Bumble© 

Frozen Raspberries, blueberries and strawberries

Inch of banana

Handful of muesli

Honey to taste

Cranberry juice

The ice will help break down the fibre.  Blend.

If you have a Thermomix you can also very easily warm the smoothie to 37 degrees, keeping it raw but warm and comforting for your little person to enjoy.

Trish Tucker-May

Trish Tucker-May, founder of Passion 4 Juice is a nutritional health coach and also a GOLD Thermomix consultant.  If you are interested in preparing healthy food for yourself and your family and want help to get the most out of your kitchen. Get in touch. Trish can show you how to serve delicious healthy food from scratch, avoiding nasties and saving you time and money.

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