Towards the end of last year I visited The Baby to Toddler Show in London and stumbled across the Babease stand. It caught my eye because the stand was covered in beautiful vegetables and intriguing looking pouches, and I just had to take a closer look. In a market dominated by fruit-based baby food, award-winning Babease leads the way with a new generation of vegetable-led, vegan-friendly, organic baby food. As they say, it isn't baby food but food for babies!
When babies are in the early stages of weaning this is when they are most receptive to new tastes so it is the optimum time to introduce a wide range of tastes, especially vegetables. The recipes from Babease are designed to introduce savoury flavours right from the start and broaden tiny palates with what they call "vegetable-led" weaning.
Babease aims to help parents looking to broaden their little ones’ taste buds and palates by using interesting, savoury flavours in their recipes, rather than relying too much on sweet, fruit-based products. Each delicious sounding recipe has been developed by a chef and nutritionist, and reading what's in the range makes my mouth water. I think I would enjoy the pouches in the stage 2 range, let alone babies!
Stage 1 – for babies aged 6 months+
Sweet Potato, Carrot & Cauliflower
Butternut Squash Carrot & Broccoli
Pumpkin & Pea
Sweet Potato, Pear, with Coconut Water, Brown Rice & Quinoa
Banana, Pear & Blueberry with Brown Rice
Pear & Mixed Berries, with Coconut Water, Brown Rice & Quinoa
Stage 2 – for babies aged 7 months +
Sweet Potato, Tomato, Carrot & Quinoa with Chickpeas & Cumin
Butternut Squash, Quinoa & Beetroot with Onion & Sage
Chickpea, Pumpkin, Tomato & Coconut Cream with Herbs & Mild Masala
Broccoli, Parsnip, Green & Puy Lentils with Onion, Fennel, Tomato & Herbs
Brown Rice, Swede, Courgette & Kale with Onion, Garlic & Thyme
Babease is available to purchase from Ocado, Boots, Booths, As Nature Intended, Amazon, or online at www.babease.co RRP: £1.19 (Stage 1 range); £1.49 (Stage 2 range)
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