Weaning

First Foods —At a glance

Stage 1

  • Carrot and potato                 }
  • Squash and potato               }
  • Parsnip and swede                }  Boil vegetables until soft and
  • Broccoli and carrot               }  puree/mash, mixing with your
  • Beetroot and potato             }  baby’s normal milk if necessary
  • Marrow + potato                  }
  • Sweet potatoes                     }

 Puddings/breakfast

  • Stewed pear/apple+ baby rice/semolina
  • Mashed banana + Greek/natural yoghurt/fromage frais
  • Porridge and prunes

     Stage 2 +

  • Fish + pasta + cauliflower + parsley sauce
  • Chicken + mashed potato + broccoli
  • Pork + apple + potato + broad beans
  • Lamb + dried apricots + pasta + peas
  • Minced beef/lamb + tomato + carrot + rice

IF VEGETARIAN, substitute red lentils, tofu or black eyed/kidney beans for meat/fish

Snacks

  • Avocado
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Dried fruit
  • Rice cakes
  • Bread sticks (low salt)
  • Sugar free rusks
  • Toasted wholemeal bread
  • Eggy bread
  • Banana
  • Carrot / Cucumber stick