Quinoa, apple, raisins & Pear purée
This is one f our favourite quinoa recipes!
Great as a toddler smoothie
The health benefits of quinoa is endless it include high protein content, good source of vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and high fiber content which acts as a natural laxative. Smooth bowel movement will reduce flatulence, gas and keeps your baby’s digestive system healthy.
-1 cup of organic quinoa
-1/2 cup of organic raisins
– 2 organic sweet apples
– 3 ripe pear
1. Wash the quinoa thorough so that any remaining bitterness can be washed away. it needs a thorough rinse in running water or soaked in water. Rub the seeds in both your hands during the rinsing process.
2. Peel the apples and the pear optional though. I don’t because the peel contains a lot of nutrients and my son is old enough to tolerate it.
3. Boil the quinoa with 2 cups of water and add the chopped apples and raisins all together and cook till the quinoa is done. Add 3 cups of water if you want to thin it out.
3. Purée the mixture with the ripe pear and add a little oil and serve. Thin it out with its own boil water. You can also serve it as it is if your baby chews well it’s up to you. ❄️Freezable and serves 3 portions.
Tip: I thinned the purée out with its own boil water and served it as a smoothie to my toddler was obsessed!