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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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Liza Huber

Sweet Spinach


1 medium/large ripe banana - peeled and broken in half
2-3 cups of organic baby spinach


1. Pour water into a pot until it is about 1 inch deep and bring to a boil over high heat.
2. Place the spinach into a steamer basket and put the basket into the pot. The water should not touch the bottom of the basket. Cover with a tight fitting lid and steam for 5-7 minutes until spinach is wilted.
3. Put the banana and spinach into a food processor and pulse until desired consistency is achieved.

Quick tip! Extra can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator and up to 3 months in the freezer. Slight discoloration of the banana can be expected during storage.

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

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