The best nutritious start for the baby led weaning is Carrot Fingers for Babies [ Easy & Healthy Finger food for Baby/Kids]!
Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which turns into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is crucial for the baby’s eye development. They are rich in phytochemicals, fiber, iron and calcium. Carrots are also an excellent source of Vitamin C. They have several health benefits from head to toe. Carrots are good in preventing constipation and also promotes strong immune system. The natural sweet flavor of this veggie makes it a great choice for the baby led weaners. These carrot sticks are simple to make and good for teething babies, as they would love and enjoy the munching and squishing of the carrots.
Carrot Fingers for Babies [ Easy & Healthy Finger food for Baby/Kids]
- Carrot -2
- Butter – 1 tbsp
- Pepper – a pinch
1. Peel the carrot and chop the sides.
2. Cut the carrots into finger shaped slices.
3. Heat butter in a pan.
4. Add carrot pieces.
5. Stir fry until it becomes light brown.
6. Season with a pinch of pepper.
7. Serve as a finger food for the baby.
According to the AAP guidelines, baby led weaning can generally be started after 8 months. This recipe is suitable for babies above 8 months. While introducing finger foods, baby might only play or mess with foods. Allowing to explore is most important for increasing the feeding ability and interest in foods. Slowly babies would start accepting it. For babies above 1 year, salt can be added in the recipe.
- Carrot -2
- Butter - 1 tbsp
- Pepper - a pinch
- Peel the carrot and chop the sides.
- Cut the carrots into finger shaped slices.
- Heat butter in a pan.
- Add carrot pieces.
- Stir fry until it becomes light brown.
- Season with a pinch of pepper.
- Serve as a finger food for the baby.