(7 months +)
The mild and gentle tastes of grains make them an excellent choice for getting Baby off to a healthy start. If your baby has not been exposed to any textured foods, this is a great introduction. However, if he or she prefers smoother consistencies, simply put some in a blender or food processor with a little extra liquid. The nutritional value is the same and the texture will be easier for him or her to eat.
- Portion size 500 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009
MethodIn saucepan, bring broth to boil over medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa, carrot and celery; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer until no liquid remains, about 15 minutes.
Remove from heat. Stir in zucchini; cover and let stand until quinoa and vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes.
Drizzle with oil; fluff with fork. Serve warm or at room temperature. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)
Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp (15 mL) : about
- Sodium 2 mg
- Protein trace
- Calories 13.0
- Total fat trace
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat 0 g
- Total carbohydrate 2 g
- Iron 2.0
- Folate 1.0
- Vitamin A 3.0