Delicious Gluten-free & Healthy Recipes for Babiesby Rohit Bumrah Writter
Food is the most important factor that determines the development, and growth of a baby. Parents are often recommended to feed their babies with solid food after six months. Rice is wholesome, gluten-free and allergen-free which makes it safe for consumption of a baby. Brown rice is a wholesome and healthy food grain that comes with an array of nutritional benefits. It has high levels of fiber and other essential nutrients. Brown rice cereal is the best baby food to give to a baby above six months.
It is advisable to introduce brown rice to the baby as soon he/she begins eating solids. However, the baby must be at least six months or older for the same. Nutrition-dense food like brown rice help to maintain rapid growth cycles in babies. Brown basmati rice benefits the health in the following ways:
• Brown rice is wholesome and non-allergic
• Fiber-rich brown rice can help to ease constipation in babies
If your baby is six months old and transitioning to solid food, check out these recipes:
• Banana & Rice pudding Recipe:
Soak the brown rice for 15 minutes before cooking. Cook the brown rice and set aside. In a blender add chopped ripe bananas, unsweetened apple juice, a pinch of nutmeg, a drizzle of honey and blitz into a smooth puree.
• Baked Rice with Celery & Carrots
Dry roast the brown rice in a hot skillet. In another pan sauté some celery, carrot in olive oil. In an oven dish, add the celery, carrot, rice and vegetable broth. Bake it for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees. Once cooked, blend it in a high-speed blender. Serve warm.
• Peas & Rice Porridge
Roast the rice and peas separately. Blend them in a high-speed grinder to make a dry powder mix. Add two-teaspoon of the mix in water and cook well. Add salt, pepper, seasoning to taste. Drizzle with olive oil before serving.
• Caramelized Peach & Rice Pudding
Grind the brown rice into powder using a food processor. Chop some ripe peaches. Stir in the rice powder in hot boiling water. Set it on a gentle simmer and keep cooking. Add some maple syrup to sweeten it. Add the peach cubes and keep cooking. Add baby milk powder and mashed ripe bananas to thicken the texture. Once it is cooked using a hand blender to make it into a puree.
Consult your pediatrician before transitioning your baby into a solid food diet.
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