Banana Puree (10 months and older)
How to prepare

Step 1: Select & Buy Fresh Bananas

Sort for only fresh banana

Step 2: Wash, Peel & Slice the Banana

Wash the banana with a mixture of three parts water and one part white vinegar to remove bacteria. Rinse under cool running water, dry, and peel. Discard the peel and the ends of the banana. Slice the rest of the banana into pieces and then cut each piece into quarters.

Step 3: Puree or Mash the Banana

Puree in a food processor or blender until smooth. (Fresh banana has a light purple-brown color when pureed.) Add water as needed to reach desired consistency. For extra creaminess, puree the banana with breast milk or formula instead of water.For chunkier banana, which is ideal for babies 10 months or older, mash it with a potato masher instead of pureeing it.

Step 4: Serve Banana Puree

 Banana puree is delicious plain, but it also mixes well with tart or mild-flavored fruit purees.

Step 5: Freeze Leftover Banana Puree

Refrigerate leftover banana puree in containers for up to 3 days. 

Begin with 2 teaspoonfuls; 

Why Banana puree?
1) It is great for treating diarrhoea in babies 
2) This power fruit contains Vitamin A & C, Folate Minerals like Potassium, Phosphorus, Selenium, 
Magnesium, Calcium 
Bananas don't keep well, so we recommend cutting off just the amount of fruit baby will eat prior to peeling. Store remaining unpeeled banana in a covered container, and serve it at the next meal. 

Note: Always check with your paediatrician before introducing your baby to a new food, particularly if your baby has food allergies. Additionally, some paediatricians do not recommend making your own carrot, beet, or spinach puree because these fresh veggies can be higher in nitrates.

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Sade Badmus
great article
Mary Onwudili Ugagu
Nice one. thanks