Baby food: Banana Berry Yogurt

Author: Canadian Living

(9 months +)
Adding fruit to plain yogurt is a healthy option. The bacteria found in yogurt, called lactobacillus, works to maintain balance in the intestinal tract that sweetened products don't. Avoid non-fat dairy products, because your child needs fat for full brain development.

  • Portion size 500 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup full fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup raspberry (fresh or thawed and drained)
  • 1/2 cup strawberry (fresh or thawed and drained)
  • 1/2 cup blueberry (fresh or thawed and drained)
  • 1/2 banana sliced
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Method

In blender, purée together yogurt, raspberries, banana and maple syrup until smooth. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Makes 2 cups.

Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp (15 mL) : about

  • Sodium 7 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 16.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 2 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 0.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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