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Top 10 Baby-Food Recipes for Ten- to Twelve-Month-Olds

Okay, mom, you’ve mastered purees (woo!), but now you’re not sure which finger foods you should start baby on first. Liza Huber, author of Sage Spoonfuls: Simple Recipes, Healthy Meals, Happy Babies and founder of SageSpoonfuls.com takes us through how to mix the two worlds together for tasty and totally healthy combinations you’ll love to cook and baby will love to eat!

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Yogurt with Beet Puree

Ingredients:

1 organic beet
2 cups of organic whole milk plain or vanilla yogurt

Directions:

1. Cut off beet greens and discard. Wash beets thoroughly under cold running water, peel and chop.
2. Pour water into a pot until it is about 2 inches deep and bring to a boil over high heat. 3. Place beets in steamer basket and put into the pot. Cover with a tight fitting lid and steam for 12-15 minutes until tender.
4. Puree until smooth using your immersion blender or food processor.
5. Let cool, mix with the yogurt and serve or store.

Quick tip! Beet puree mixed with yogurt can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator or up to 3 months in the freezer.

Excerpted from Sage Spoonfuls--Simple Recipes, Healthy Meals, Happy Babies.

Photo by Liza Huber

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